Executive Committee on Global Health and Human Security

The Executive Committee on Global Health and Human Security is a unique public-private platform that facilitates the Japanese government’s policymaking on global health and public-private collaboration in that field.

Hiroshima G7 Global Health Task Force

In 2023, Japan will host the G7 Summit in Hiroshima, the “City of Peace.” Ahead of the Summit, JCIE has established the Hiroshima G7 Global Health Task Force under the Executive Committee on Global Health and Human Security to make recommendations to the Japanese government on the G7 agenda and concrete measures to be promoted for global health in the context of the rapidly changing global health architecture.

Japan’s Democracy: Lessons and Reflections

Japan’s Democracy: Lessons and Reflections 2021–2022 As part of our program on Expanding Support for Democratic Governance, JCIE launched a project on “Japan’s Democracy: Lessons and Reflections.” Led by Dr. Harukata Takenaka, Professor at the Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), the project facilitated three discussions among leading Japanese scholars and practitioners to reflect on Japan’s […]

JCIE/USA Roundtables & Special Events

JCIE/USA holds occasional roundtables, offering an opportunity for visiting scholars and experts to engage in initimate discussions with a select group of relevant stakeholders from the New York area. It also convenes roundtables that target the US-Japan Journalism Fellows and holds additional events for the business community.

US Congressional Staff Exchange

JCIE established the US Congressional Staff Exchange Program in 1982 in recognition of the vital role Congressional staff play in policymaking. The one-week program provides senior Congressional staffers with the opportunity to meet Japanese legislators and policymakers and give them a sense of the Japanese policymaking process as well as political, economic, and societal trends.

Global Health Governance Study Group

Global Health Governance Study Group 2021–Present The International Order and Japan’s Role in the COVID and Post-COVID Era Working in collaboration with the Tokyo University Institute for Future Initiatives (IFI), JCIE has launched a one-year research project on global health governance, focusing on the theme of “The International Order and Japan’s Role in the COVID […]

Healthy and Active Aging

A look at the critical impact of aging on Japanese and other societies. JCIE is promoting dialogue, exchange, and research to understand the implications of aging societies worldwide and to share best practices to ensure that Japan and others can enjoy healthy longevity.

Healthy and Active Aging in Asia

A look at the critical impact of aging on Japanese and other societies. Rapid population aging is one of the key challenges faced not only by Japan but by an increasing number of ASEAN and East Asian countries. JCIE’s new program on Healthy and Active Aging in Asia aims to contribute to the promotion of bilateral and regional cooperation on aging-related challenges in Asia.

US-Japan Healthy and Resilient Aging Program

The US-Japan Healthy & Resilient Aging program promotes US-Japan collaboration on aging issues. The program will facilitate robust dialogues at the community and national levels that engage a broad spectrum of stakeholders and spark future collaboration for the benefit of both countries and the Asia-Pacific region as a whole.

Expanding Support for Democratic Governance

In 2018, JCIE launched a multi-pronged initiative to explore and expand Japan’s support for democratic governance based on the values of liberty, accountability, the rule of law, and individual dignity and empowerment. The initiative is designed to engage Japanese leaders in dialogue with domestic and overseas experts on strengthening the building blocks of democratic governance in Asia and elsewhere.