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.

US-Japan Young Political Leaders Exchange

In 1973, JCIE and the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) jointly launched the US-Japan Young Political Leaders Exchange Program, an annual bilateral exchange program designed to expose young leaders of each country to the politics and policymaking processes of the other country and to enhance their understanding of US-Japan relations.

US-Japan Parliamentary Exchange

The US-Japan Parliamentary Exchange Program brings members of the US Congress and Japanese Diet to one another’s countries for a series of intensive dialogues with leaders from a broad range of fields. Participants in the US-Japan Parliamentary Exchange Program have risen to influential positions in their respective countries with an enhanced understanding of the US-Japan relationship.

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.

Tanaka Juku Seminar Series

In 2006, JCIE launched the JCIE Tanaka Juku, an annual three-month series of intensive evening seminars for about 20 young political leaders, corporate executives, journalists, and emerging intellectual leaders under the tutorage of Hitoshi Tanaka, JCIE senior fellow and former deputy minister for foreign affairs.

Global Health and Human Security

JCIE’s Global Health and Human Security Program offers a comprehensive, multistakeholder approach to promoting greater understanding, awareness, and support of global health and human security, and explores ways in which Japan and other countries can turn commitments into actions.

East Asia Insights | Five Myths about Dealing with North Korea: A Japanese Perspective

This issue discusses the validity of the oft-heard critiques of the February Joint Statement, which was created after North Korea conducted a series of missile tests in July, in addition to its first-ever nuclear weapons test in October.

JCIE Publications | Major Power Relations in Northeast Asia

This publication, the result of a study on the “China-Japan-US Research and Dialogue Project,” contains essays by six American analysts in a multinational team identifying the challenges to productive and peaceful relations among China, Japan, and the United States.

JCIE Publications | Japan’s Road to Pluralism: Transforming Local Communities in the Global Era

This publication was the result of a study on the “Transformation of Japanese Communities and the Emerging Local Agenda,” and chronicles how practical and incremental changes in community-level governance point toward Japan’s new road to pluralism.

JCIE Publications | Humanitarian Intervention: The Evolving Asian Debate

This book presents a comparative analysis of Asian views on humanitarian intervention, with chapters on China, India, Japan, South Korea, and member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).