The AJYD Organising Committee is delighted to announce that GR Japan has joined as an Associate Partner of the second Australia–Japan Youth Dialogue, to be held in Tokyo this November.
GR Japan Managing Director Philip Howard said of the partnership: “I am very pleased that we have the opportunity to work with the Australia–Japan Youth Dialogue to foster discussion between future leaders about business, politics and perspectives on engagement for Japan and Australia.”
Kana Thorpe, GR Japan’s Senior Associate in Australia, noted: “It is very exciting to see such enthusiastic, passionate and bright young leaders from both countries coming together to renew the Australia-Japan partnership. I trust the dialogue will bring about further collaboration and innovation in and beyond the Asia-Pacific.”
GR Japan is the largest government relations and public affairs firm in Japan. Founded in 2010, it is now at the centre of the global GR Group network with representation in Korea (Seoul), the US
(Washington D.C.) and Europe (London) as well as Australia (Canberra and Adelaide).
GR Japan offers a range services including stakeholder mapping, policy and issue monitoring,
political due diligence and strategic outreach for businesses, NGOs and also diplomatic missions
seeking to engage the Japanese government on issues related to policy and regulatory frameworks.
The GR Japan team works with the National Diet, ministries, political parties, local governments,
media, community groups and academia, connecting ideas and people in sectors including health, technology, renewable energy and the not-for-profit sector.
More information is available on GR Japan’s website.
The second Australia–Japan Youth Dialogue will take place in Tokyo in November 2019.