As part of HCLA’s “Think Global, Go Global” platform, HCLA, and the GSGS of Doshisha University (Japan) are hosting an exclusive panel discussion highlighting opportunities and challenges along the Silk Road. Distinguished international experts, diplomats, and scholars will share their views on legal, economic, and geopolitical issues, focusing on Central Asia, Iran, and the Caucasus as key trade corridors between Asia and Europe.
Webinar: “Business Opportunities and Challenges along the Silk Road: On the way from Central Asia, Iran, and Caucasus to the EU“
Date & time: 28 January 2021 (10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.) CET
PART ONE: Legal and Geopolitical Challenges (10:00- 10:50)
- Prof Hisae Nakanishi, Dean of GSGS: ‘An Overview of New Security Landscape in Eurasia’
- H.E. Ambassador Tadamichi Yamamoto: ‘Opportunities for Regional Cooperation and Stabilization in Central Asia and Caucasus’
- Mr. Thomas John, ACIArb: ‘The Singapore Convention: A New Dispute Resolution Paradigm for Businesses Along the Silk Road’
- Prof Nikos Lavranos, Secretary-General of EFILA: ‘The EU’s Legal & Geopolitical Approach to the Silk Road Project’
PART TWO: Business Opportunities in Azerbaijan, Iran, and Uzbekistan (10:50- 11:30)
- H.E. Mr. Fikrat Akhundov, Ambassador of Republic of Azerbaijan to the Netherlands and OPCW
- H.E. Mr. Hamid Zadboom, Head of Trade Promotion Organization of Iran (TPOI)
- H.E. Mr. Dilyor Khakimov, Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Belgium, Head of the Missions of Uzbekistan to the EU
- Mr. Ali Kolahi, Member of TCCIM & DIGIKALA
Q&A (11:30- 12:00)
Who Can Participate?
- This event is available free of charge to a limited number of legal professionals, scholars, diplomats, and business managers.
- Registration is required to attend the event Registration link: https://forms.gle/aKchUxXHr6R16wk49
- The event will take place via Zoom Webinar.
For more information please contact us via: [email protected]