The American counterpart of one of Japan's leading international affairs organizations, the Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE/USA) fosters dialogue and cooperation between Japan, the United States, and other countries around the world.

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JCIE in the Media

"Trump, Abe Talk Trade, Security"
Interview with James Gannon,, February 10, 2017

"Immersive Learning: A Haunted House in Japan Teaches Citizens Earthquake Preparedness"
Taylor Wofford (2016 US-Japan Journalism Fellow), Quartz, November 1, 2016

"Toilet Power: Toyota Is Using Sewage Sludge to Power its New Electric Car"
Taylor Wofford (2016 US-Japan Journalism Fellow), Quartz, September 20, 2016

"LBO Focus: Japan's Aging Population Burnishes Health Deals"
Laura Cooper (2016 US-Japan Journalism Fellow), Wall Street Journal, September 6, 2016 [subscription required]

"Dog Fights in Japan Are a Family Outing"
Taylor Wofford (2016 US-Japan Journalism Fellow), Newsweek, September 1, 2016

"Learning from Japan’s Tsunami: Six Steps to Improve International Disaster Philanthropy"
James Gannon, Center for Disaster Philanthropy Blog, August 29, 2016

"There Are More Adult Diapers Sold in Japan Than Baby Diapers"
Sally Herships (2015 US-Japan Journalism Fellow), Marketplace, August 29, 2016

"Japan's Centuries-Old Tradition Of Making Soba Noodles"
Ina Jaffe (2016 US-Japan Journalism Fellow), NPR, August 28, 2016

"How Art Transformed A Remote Japanese Island"
Ina Jaffe (2016 US-Japan Journalism Fellow), NPR, August 27, 2016

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JCIE Publications & Reports
Shoring Up the US-Japan Alliance under the Trump Administration

How can US-Japan bilateral cooperation be sustained and strengthened under the new Trump administration?

Investing in Global Health: Business Solutions for Achieving the SDGs

This report provides an overview of JCIE's G7 Kobe Health Ministers' Meeting side event on the role of corporations in achieving the G7 Ise-Shima Vision for Global Health.

Getting International Disaster Philanthropy Right: Lessons from Japan's 2011 Tsunami

JCIE analyzes successes and shortcomings in the US philanthropic response to 3/11 and offers lessons for the next time a disaster strikes.

Health, Resilience, and Human Security: Moving Toward Health for All

This JCIE-PAHO joint report outlines what a human security approach is and how to build and sustain health resilience at individual, community, and institutional levels as a path toward health for all.

Looking for Leadership: The Dilemma of Political Leadership in Japan

This volume explores the obstacles facing Japan as it looks for greater leadership and explains why this matters for the rest of the world.

Asia on the Move: Regional Migration and the Role of Civil Society

At a time when the world is grappling with a refugee crisis, JCIE’s new volume analyzes migration trends and policies in Asia and explores the role of civil society in protecting migrants in the region.

3.11 Insider Newsletter

Monthly updates on Japan's disaster recovery, highlighting media articles, reports, and events from around the world.

JCIE Digital Library