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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Social Media
Japan Center for International Exchange

3/11 Disaster Relief & Recovery Program

Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ)



JCIE in the Media

"International Philanthropy and Disasters in Developed Countries: The US Response to Japan's 3.11 Disaster" By James Gannon (July 2014)

"East Asia Regional Cooperation on Global Health" By Susan Hubbard in CFR's Asia Unbound blog (June 30, 2014)

"Celebrating Community Health Workers: A Look Back To 2013" By Maya Wedemeyer (JCIE) and Sarah Zimmerman (April 12, 2014)

"Help From Abroad" JCIE's Toshihiro Menju on NHK World's Newsline (April 11, 2014)

JCIE Publications & Reports
Civil Society Monitor
Can Japan Welcome Immigrants? A Shrinking Population Spurs a Growing Debate
(October 2014)

EAI 8-4

Toshihiro Menju explores the shifts in Japan's discourse on immigration issues and the role civil society will need to play in the future.
 


East Asia Insights
A View from Asia: Re-energizing US Regional Engagement
(November 2014)

EAI 8-4

Successful US-Japan cooperation requires a shift in thinking among US leaders about the American role in East Asia—from viewing the US as merely an "offshore balancer" to a "resident political power."


Beyond 2015: ASEAN-Japan Strategic Partnership for Democracy, Peace, and Prosperity in Southeast Asia
EAI 8-3

CSIS Jakarta and JCIE are releasing a new publication that offers recommendations for ASEAN-Japan cooperation in the economic, political and security, and socio-cultural realms.


A Growing Force: Civil Society's Role in Asian Regional Security
A Growing Force: Civil Society's Role in Asian Regional Security

Authors from around the Asia Pacific examine the growing role of NGOs in five areas—piracy, disaster relief, human trafficking, health, and climate change.



3.11 Insider Newsletter

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



JCIE Digital Library