JCIE brought community leaders from Columbus, Ohio—a leader in age-friendly community-building in the United States—to meet with counterparts in Tokyo and in various age-friendly cities in Kanagawa Prefecture to share best practices and insights into the shared challenge of better coping with aging populations.
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.
JCIE brought a delegation of six Japanese women leaders from political and business sectors to Washington DC to participate in a weeklong series of activities to explore issues related to US-Japan relations and women’s empowerment.
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.
The 2023 US-Japan Global Health Dialogue brought together around 20 American and Japanese senior government officials, legislators, health experts, and leaders from international organizations to discuss ways that US-Japan collaboration can be leveraged to discuss ways to create more resilient, equitable, and sustainable universal health coverage (UHC) through strengthening health systems, and how to ensure timely and equitable access to medical countermeasures in times of crises.
JCIE/USA, based in New York, is seeking a bilingual (English and Japanese) content researcher and coordinator to carry out research related to our program on Japan’s support for democratic governance.
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.
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.
This report provides a overview of the Global Financing Facility (GFF)’s role in supporting primary health care (PHC) toward the goal of achieving universal health coverage (UHC), as well as examples from three country cases: Cote d’Ivoire, Viet Nam, and Tajikistan.
Global Health Governance Study Group 2021–2022 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 […]