OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS | 2024 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation

Now accepting application for the Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation (HAPI), which seeks to recognize and amplify innovative policies, programs, services, and products that address these and many other challenges facing aging societies.

JCIE/USA Welcomes Glenn Osaka to Board of Trustees

JCIE/USA is pleased to announce that Mr. Glenn Osaka has joined our Board of Trustees as of February 2023. JCIE/USA Chair Peggy Blumenthal welcomed Glenn warmly to the Board, noting, “We are honored to have Glenn join the JCIE/USA board, bringing us his expertise in the high tech sector and deep commitment to the US-Japan relationship.  Glenn […]

UK-Japan 21st Century Group | 40th Conference

The 40th annual meeting of the UK-Japan 21st Century Group met in Tokyo and Odawara to discuss critical issues facing bilateral relations and global geopolitics, including security, trade, climate change and energy, AI, and global health.

AHWIN Papers No. 4: Disaster Preparedness for Aging Populations—Lessons from Japan

The fourth publication in the “AHWIN Papers” series examines Japan’s actions to improve disaster preparedness to better safeguard the country’s aging population.

Democracy for the Future | Policy Dialogue for Advancing LGBT Rights and Equality in Japan

JCIE brought together a group of Diet members to speak with a representative who worked on Taiwan’s campaign for marriage equality, to discuss recent Japanese legislation aimed at protecting LGBTQ people

Democracy for the Future | March 2023 Diet Roundtable

JCIE brought together a group of leaders in the field to discuss how the international community should address human rights violations and expectations for the G7, which Japan was hosting later that year.

Democracy for the Future | Diet Roundtable on “Defending Universal Values in the Indo-Pacific Region: Japan’s Role Post-Hiroshima Summit”

JCIE brought together a group of Diet members to meet with Derek Mitchel, President, National Democratic Institute, to discuss defending human rights and universal values in the Pacific as a follow-up to the Hiroshima G7 Summit.

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.

FGFJ Reflects on 40 Years of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic for World AIDS Day 2023

2023 marks 40 years since the discovery of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Over the last four decades, AIDS has spread throughout the world and remains a pandemic to this day. Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) is collaborating with a public theatre in Tokyo to put on a Japanese production of the […]

Japan Elderly Care Services Drawing Interest from Thailand, Other Asian Nations

“In early November, three older people with dementia were cleaning a park in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture. A group of nine visitors from Thailand, Vietnam, China and Singapore observed the way the three, who receive the services of a nearby daycare center, were contributing to their community. The visitors included representatives of civil society organizations that provide support for the elderly. The Japan Center for International Exchange, which aims to help other Asian countries in dealing with issues related to population aging, was among the organizations that invited the visitors to learn about Japan’s elderly care services.”