Wary of losing out to China and South Korea, Japan is training new diplomats capable of leading world bodies

//Wary of losing out to China and South Korea, Japan is training new diplomats capable of leading world bodies

Wary of losing out to China and South Korea, Japan is training new diplomats capable of leading world bodies

Japan has announced plans to develop a new generation of diplomats and experts with the skills required to head international bodies, amid fears it is losing out to China and South Korea – whose citizens have been considered for top roles in the United Nations and the World Trade Organization (WTO). Analysts said Japan was particularly concerned when Yoo Myung-hee, the South Korean trade minister, was shortlisted for the position of WTO director general. Tokyo and Seoul have in recent years…

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