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ACTIVITIES


28th Japanese-German Forum

December 4–6, 2019 | Tokyo, Japan

Japanese and German politicians, policy experts, business leaders, and journalists gathered in Tokyo to discuss key issues for Japan, Germany, and their bilateral relationship.


4th Roundtable on Japan's Migration Policy

September 24, 2019 | Tokyo, Japan

The third in a series of roundtables that are exploring the content of Japanese laws concerning foreigners residing in Japan.


26th Japanese-German Forum

November 15–17, 2017 | Berlin, Germany

At the 26th Japanese-German Forum, more than 40 Japanese and German politicians, policy experts, business leaders, and journalists gathered in Berlin to discuss key issues facing Japan, Germany, and t…


Migration and Demographic Challenges: New Policy Approaches in Japan and Germany

February 22, 2017 | Tokyo

Japan and Germany face tremendous common challenges stemming from their aging societies. The taboo in Japan surrounding the issue of immigration is starting to dissipate, and this symposium marked the…


25th Japanese-German Forum

October 19–20, 2016 | Berlin, Germany

On October 18–20, more than 40 Japanese and German politicians, policy experts, business leaders, and journalists gathered in Berlin to discuss key issues facing Japan, Germany, and their bilateral re…


Germany’s Experience and the Implications for Japan: Why Is Germany Accepting Syrian Refugees?

December 5, 2015 | Tokyo

In collaboration with the Japan Association for Refugees, JCIE held this symposium on December 5, 2015, at Hosei University. The meeting was convened as part of JCIE’s program on Population Decline an…


24th Japanese-German Forum

October 27–29, 2015 | Tokyo

The 24th Japanese-German Forum was held on October 27–29, 2015 in Tokyo. Discussions focused on three topics: “Domestic Challenges and Political Response,” “Growth and Well-Being in an Aging Society—P…


23rd Japanese-German Forum

November 5–6, 2014 | Berlin

The 23rd Japanese-German Forum brought together more than three dozen business leaders, policy experts, and politicians. In their Berlin meeting, they discussed the current domestic trends in Germany…


22nd Japanese-German Forum

October 29–30, 2013 | Tokyo

The 22nd Japanese-German Forum was held on October 29–30, 2013, bringing more than three dozen participants together. The discussions focused on three topics: domestic political issues in the context…


21st Japanese-German Forum

November 6–7, 2012 | Berlin

The 21st Japanese-German Forum brought 37 participants from the two countries together in Berlin. The discussions focused on the new agenda and policies in each country in the context of their respect…


20th Japanese-German Forum

October 4–5, 2011 | Tokyo

The 20th Japanese–German Forum was held on October 4–5, 2011, bringing 36 participants from both countries together in Tokyo. During the forum, the participants discussed key issues pertinent to the b…


19th Japanese-German Forum

November 11–13, 2010 | Berlin

The 19th Japanese–German Forum was held on November 11–13, 2010, bringing 34 participants from both countries together in Berlin to discuss current trends within Japan and Germany and possible avenues…


18th Japanese-German Forum

November 4–6, 2009 | Tokyo

In November 2009, the 18th German-Japan Forum brought together representatives from various fields in both countries to discuss the future of Japan-German relations and the common challenges faced by…


17th Japanese-German Forum

November 25–26, 2008 | Berlin

The 17th Japanese-German Forum was held in Berlin on November 25–26, 2008. The thirty-five participants in the forum gathered to discuss political and economic trends within Japan and Germany and oppo…


16th Japanese-German Forum

October 2–3, 2007 | Tokyo

The 16th Japanese-German Forum was held in Tokyo from October 2–3, 2007. Thirty-eight participants gathered to discuss issues including the changing socio-political dynamics in Japan and Germany, East…

PUBLICATIONS


The Crisis of Global Governance and the Rise of East Asia

September 2008

With the November US presidential election approaching, this special edition incorporates and expands elements raised in previous issues, examining them in the context of the global governance system,…


Guidance for Governance

R. Kent Weaver and Paul B. Stares, eds.

2001

In this volume, international experts offer a comparative assessment of the state of policy advice from such alternative sources as independent “scholarly” think tanks, interest and advocacy centers,…


Governance and Civil Society in a Global Age

Tadashi Yamamoto and Kim Gould Ashizawa, eds.

2001

The authors discuss the current state of civil society in their own countries, the challenges facing institutions of governance, the need to reform domestic governance, and the evolution of the role o…


The Role of Civil Society in Domestic and International Governance

Japan Center for International Exchange

2000

This book is a record of the third Global ThinkNet Conference in Paris on May 18-19, 1999; the topics of the four sessions varied from an International Comparative Study on Governance and Civil Societ…