JCIE/USA Welcomes Jacob M. Schlesinger to Board of Trustees

JCIE/USA is pleased to announce the addition of Jacob M. Schlesinger to its Board of Trustees as of September 2022. Jake is a senior correspondent in the Wall Street Journal’s Washington bureau, covering economic policy and political-economic trends. He is currently on a leave of absence until January, serving as a fellow at Stanford University’s Distinguished […]

Second Sunnylands Initiative Retreat Hosted in Japan

Responding to the urgent need to address the threats to democracy in the Indo-Pacific region and around the world, JCIE convened the second meeting of the Sunnylands Initiative on Enhancing Democratic Partnership in the Indo-Pacific (Sunnylands Initiative) on August 1-3, 2022 in Tokyo and Odawara, Japan

Global Health Diet Roundtable | Vaccine Diplomacy and Japan: What Is Needed Now?

On April 5, JCIE hosted its 6th Global Health Diet Roundtable, which was held online and attended by seven Diet members across multiple parties. Speakers discussed the current status of COVID-19 vaccine development around the world, background information on the vaccine development delays in Japan, and issues in the global COVID-19 response that Japan should address.

The Role of Civil Society and the Next Generation for the Future of Democracy

JCIE’s Democracy for the Future Program will be hosting an online international conference to explore the role of civil society and the next generation for the future of democracy. Register to attend via zoom

WEBINAR | Promoting the Development and Transfer of Technology to Improve the Lives of Older Adults

JCIE and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) will co-host a webinar on community-based integrated care.

JCIE Marks One-Year Anniversary as the Japan Partner of the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO

JCIE began partnering with the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO to accept donations to support the WHO and other international organizations in the fight against the global pandemic.

Japan-US Dialogue | Harnessing New Technologies to Battle COVID-19

The Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE/USA) and the Consulate General of Japan in New York co-hosted a special webinar featuring Dr. Shinya Yamanaka, the recipient of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The event started with special remarks from Hon. Yasutoshi Nishimura, the Minister of State in charge of Japan’s COVID-19 response. Dr. Yamanaka […]

Korea-Japan Forum | 13th Meeting

Forty-one political leaders, business executives, scholars, and public intellectuals gathered from August 29 to 31 for the 13th Korea-Japan Forum on Jeju Island, Korea, to discuss political trends in Japan and Korea, bilateral history issues, Korea-Japan cooperation on East Asia community building, and measures to promote greater exchange between the two countries.

JCIE in the Media

JCIE in the Media Explore English-language articles written by or featuring JCIE staff and senior fellows, coverage of JCIE events, and stories written by JCIE’s US-Japan Journalism Fellows. For Japanese language articles click here.   Seven Decades after the Bomb, Children of Hiroshima Victims Still Worry about Hidden Health Effects   Ibby Caputo | PRI’s […]