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.

JCIE Publications | The Asian Crisis and Human Security

This publication provides the speeches, background papers, and synopses of presentations and discussions from a dialogue carried out in response to Japan’s then-foreign minister Obuchi Keizo’s suggestion for “an intellectual dialogue on building Asia’s tomorrow.”

JCIE Publications | International Philanthropy Project of the Japan Center for International Exchange

This paper details the history of JCIE’s project, which was created to assist Japanese nonprofit foundations in developing contacts and working relationships with their American and European counterparts; this later expanded to exchange joint projects.

JCIE Publications | Japan-US Women Leaders Dialogue: Community Development and the Role of Women

A delegation of six women leaders from various regions of the United States traveled to Japan in January–February 1993, and six Japanese women leaders visited the United States in June of the same year. This publication is a report on their findings.

JCIE Publications | Commemorative Events/Reversion of Okinawa

These papers, presented at a two-day seminar in honor of the reversion of Okinawa, discuss the prelude to the reversion, the decision-making processes in American and Japanese governments, and the postlude to the reversion.

JCIE Publications | The New Security Agenda: A Global Survey

This book analyzes how attitudes toward the meaning of security are changing around the world in the wake of the cold war, and in particular how the principal “new” security issues are perceived in key countries and regions.

Dialogue and Research Monitor

This multi-volume publication monitored policy-relevant dialogue and research throughout East Asia for more than a decade with the goal of understanding the ongoing efforts by policy research institutions, policy thinkers, and public intellectuals to strengthen the emerging regional community.

JCIE Publications | Deciding the Public Good

This book provides a comprehensive perspective on the changing nature of governance and the evolution of the role of civil society in Japan, a country where bureaucracy has traditionally monopolized the determination of the public interest.

JCIE Publications | Sustainable Development and Human Security

This report provides a detailed synopsis of the presentations, discussion, and principal points from a two-day conference of leading intellectuals considering the underlying human security requirements for generating sustainable development in Asia Pacific.

Insights | The Nightmare of a Chain-Reaction Collapse and the Importance of Japan-South Korea Cooperation

This translation is an addition to JCIE’s Global Thinknet Insights, in which Keio University Professor Masao Okonogi outlines the significance of Japan-South Korea cooperation with regards to the rising threat of North Korea.