Peace dreams become reality

World | EU SPECIAL 2015 May 12, 2015

Peace dreams become reality

by Federica Mogherini

On May 9, 1950, Robert Schuman called on the nations of Europe to unite and make war on our continent impossible. Sixty-five years later, his message of peace and unity is as relevant as ever. Schuman's appeal to overcome age-old divisions just five years after ...

Longstanding commitment to business

World | EU SPECIAL 2015 May 12, 2015

Longstanding commitment to business

by Danny Risberg

On behalf of the European Business Council in Japan (EBC), I would like to express my gratitude to The Japan Times for this opportunity to address its readers on Europe Day. The EBC has long been committed to Japan. This commitment has not wavered despite ...

Encouraging studying abroad

World | EU SPECIAL 2015 May 12, 2015

Encouraging studying abroad

by Mami Maruko

With heightened interest among Japanese students and researchers aiming to study in Europe in recent years, the Delegation of the European Union to Japan will hold its fourth European Higher Education Fair 2015 from May 15 to 17. The fair will take place at Meiji ...

Robot looks toward future of EU and Japan

World | EU SPECIAL 2014 May 9, 2014

Robot looks toward future of EU and Japan

In February 2014, a cute robot suddenly appeared on the wall of the Delegation of the European Union in Tokyo. The robot is looking around the corner to see what Japan and the European Union can do together in interesting new technologies. But the ...

EBC an important partner

World | EU SPECIAL 2014 May 9, 2014

EBC an important partner

by Danny Risberg

As voters throughout the European Union prepare to go to the polls to elect the next European Parliament, will anyone pause to think about the people who made all this possible? It has been 64 years since the first steps were taken toward the ...