Japan faces the challenge of balancing growth and social welfare while tackling mounting national debt as the fastest ageing society in the world. The tragedy of 3/11 offers Japan an opportunity to remake itself. What should be the future direction of political leadership in this country?

G1 Global Conference 2011

Plenary Session I – The Rebirth of Japan: the Political Landscape

Panelists
Yoriko Kawaguchi, Member of the House of Councillors
Keiro Kitagami, Member of the House of Representatives
Heizo Takenaka, Director, Global Security Research Institute at Keio University / Professor, Faculty of Policy Management

Moderator
Nik Gowing, Main Presenter, BBC World News

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Rebirth of Japan: Panel Discussion (1/2)

Japan faces the challenge of balancing growth and social welfare while tackling mounting national debt as the fastest ageing society in the world. The tragedy of 3/11 offers Japan an opportunity to remake itself.

Rebirth of Japan: Opening and Keynote Speech

Japan faces the challenge of balancing growth and social welfare while tackling mounting national debt as the fastest ageing society in the world. The tragedy of 3/11 offers Japan an opportunity to remake itself.