SJCC Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce

Celebration of Swiss-Japanese FTEPA

Thursday, October 29th 2009, 17:30
ETH Zürich
Rämistrasse 101
8092 Zurich
SJCC Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce
In Cooperation with
JETRO Switzerland,
SECO State Secretariat for Economic Affairs,
ETH Zurich

Free of charge

Celebration of Swiss-Japanese FTEPA
with Friendship Cocktail and Japanese Food Specialties

SJCC, the Embassy of Japan and JCCIZ are pleased to invite you to a special and unique event to celebrate the Swiss-Japanese Free Trade and Economic Partnership Agreement that came into effect on 1 September 2009.

In addition to marking this special occasion, the event will provide the opportunity for Swiss and Japanese friends to come together to exchange views during a relaxed cocktail and enjoy Japanese food specialties featuring ingredients that benefited from the FTEPA.



  • Welcome by H. Wegmann,
    President SJCC, and M. Tokiwa, President JCCIZ
  • Greetings by Fritz Schiesser,
    President of the ETH Board
  • Greetings from the Government Council of Zurich,
    H. Hollenstein, Government Councilor
  • Speech by H.E. Ichiro Komatsu,
    Ambassador of Japan
  • Speech by H.E. Luzius Wasescha,
    Ambassador, Head of Swiss negotiating team in the WTO, and of Swiss-Japanese FTEPA


Cocktail and Japanese food specialties, and Japanese cuisine demonstration by K. Koshikawa, cuisinier chef of the Japanese Ambassador’s Residence
kindly sponsored by Embassy of Japan, and Sony.