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Health Workforce Investment as a Driver of UHC and Economic Development

August 28, 2019 | Yokohama, Japan

On the sidelines of TICAD7, JCIE partnered with IntraHealth International to organize this side event. Over 120 participants took part in a discussion on the wide-ranging benefits of health workforce…


Health, Resilience, and the Added Value of the Human Security Approach: Achieving the SDGs

May 2–5, 2016 | New York and Washington DC

As part of the Global Health and Human Security Program, JCIE and the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) have collaborated on a project to analyze case studies of ho…


Health and Human Security in The Americas

September 6–7, 2012 |

On September 6-7, 2012, JCIE organized a public seminar and workshop on “Health and Human Security in the Americas” in Lima, Peru, in partnership with the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO). The…


Satellite Seminar of the The Third TICAD Ministerial Follow–up Meeting: Health and Human Security in Africa

May 2–3, 2011 | Dakar, Senegal

On May 2–3, 2011, JCIE organized a symposium and roundtable on “Health and Human Security in Africa” in Dakar, Senegal. The events were organized in conjunction with the Third Tokyo International Conf…


Global Governance Governance and Human Security Seminar

September 29, 2010 | Tokyo

On September 29, JCIE organized a lecture on “Global Governance and Human Security” with Ambassador Yukio Takasu, who most recently served as permanent representative of Japan to the UN (2007–2010). A…


Seminar on Health and Human Security

May 14, 2010 | New York, NY

On May 14, 2010, more than 130 UN officials, health experts, NGO leaders, and policy analysts took part in a major seminar in New York exploring human security approaches to global health.


Human Security Challenges of AIDS and Communicable Disease in Asia—Exploring Effective Regional and Global Responses

March 22, 2004 | Tokyo, Japan

JCIE, in collaboration with Asia Society, co-sponsored a one-day international conference titled “Human Security Challenges of AIDS and Communicable Disease in Asia”. Policymakers, media representativ…


Human Security in the United Nations—Tokyo Workshop

February 27–28, 2004 | Tokyo

In 2003, JCIE was commissioned by Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to conduct an assessment of several projects funded by the Trust Fund on Human Security (TFHS), focusing on how human security has…


Fifth Intellectual Dialogue on Building Asia's Tomorrow | Tokyo Workshop

February 25–26, 2003 | Tokyo, Japan

The Intellectual Dialogue on Building Asia’s Tomorrow culminated with a two-day workshop in Tokyo on February 25-26, 2003, which sought to stimulate regionwide intellectual exchange on balanced sustai…


Fifth Intellectual Dialogue on Building Asia's Tomorrow | Bangkok Workshop

December 11–12, 2002 | Bangkok

The Fifth Intellectual Dialogue, held in Bangkok on December 11-12, 2002, was designed to explore key indicators of human security and feasible methods of evaluation for human security projects. It wa…


Fourth Intellectual Dialogue on Building Asia's Tomorrow

March 16–17, 2002 | Kisazaru, Japan

The Fourth Intellectual Dialogue on Building Asia’s Tomorrow was held on March 16–17, 2002, in Kisarazu, Japan, on the theme of “Health and Human Security: Moving from Concept to Action.” It had been…


Third Intellectual Dialogue on Building Asia's Tomorrow

June 18–19, 2000 | Bangkok, Thailand

The Third Intellectual Dialogue on Building Asia’s Tomorrow was held in Bangkok on June 18-19, 2000, focusing on “Cross-Sectoral Partnerships in Enhancing Human Security.” The dialogue injected furthe…


Second Intellectual Dialogue on Building Asia's Tomorrow

July 12–13, 1999 | Singapore

The Second Intellectual Dialogue on Building Asia’s Tomorrow was held on July 12–13, 1999, in Singapore on the theme of “Promoting Sustainable Development and Human Security.” Participants assessed ke…


First Intellectual Dialogue on Building Asia's Tomorrow

December 2–3, 1998 | Tokyo, Japan

The First Intellectual Dialogue on Building Asia’s Tomorrow was held on December 2–3, 1998, at the Hotel Okura in Tokyo, on the theme of “The Asian Crisis: Meeting the Challenges to Human Security”. T…

PUBLICATIONS


Protecting Human Security: Proposals for the G7 Ise-Shima Summit in Japan

Global Health Working Group for the 2016 G7 Summit

May 21, 2016

In this article in the prestigious Lancet, the Japan Global Working Group offers comprehensive policy recommendations on three areas for global health action by the G7 countries to enhance human secur…


Health, Resilience, and Human Security: Moving Toward Health for All

Marcelo Korc, Susan Hubbard, Tomoko Suzuki, and Masamine Jimba

2016

This report identifies seven principles of human security and key features of successful human security approaches, in order to explain to health and development field experts what a human security ap…


Viewing UHC through a Human Security Lens

Marcelo Korc and Susan Hubbard

December 13, 2015

As the international community enters a new era of development with the official launching of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, 2015’s UHC Day is particularly significant given the emphasis…


East Asia at a Crossroads

Jusuf Wanandi and Tadashi Yamamoto, eds.

2008

This book analyzes the dynamics of regional community building and proposes ways of moving forward to enhance regional peace and prosperity while strengthening East Asia’s capacity to meet its growing…


East Asian Regional Cooperation in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ), ed.

2007

This report on the Beijing Conference, recorded discussions on how indispensable regional and cross-border cooperation is in the fight against communicable diseases such as AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Mal…


Building Resilience: Human Security Approaches to AIDS in Africa and Asia

Susan Hubbard and Tomoko Suzuki

2005

This report analyzes five projects funded by the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security that deal with AIDS from various angles, such as the intersection between AIDS and issues of poverty, migr…


Human Security in the United Nations

Japan Center for International Exchange

2004

This field study was conducted on five human security projects in order to propose common elements that should be included in human security projects on the ground, as well as to highlight the design…


Human Security Challenges of AIDS and Communicable Disease in Asia—Exploring Effective Regional and Global Response

Japan Center for International Exchange & Asia Society

2004

This report presents key themes that emerged from the conference in Tokyo, and documents the intensive discussions between the panelists and participants.


Health and Human Security: Moving from Concept to Action

Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE)

March 2002

A report on a conference sponsored by JCIE, the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), and the Japan Foundation Asia Center. The discussions at the meeting were structured around three case stu…


Cross-Sectoral Partnerships in Enhancing Human Security

Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE)

2002

During a two-day conference sponsored by JCIE, the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), and the Japan Foundation Asia Center in 2000, participants discussed case studies on challenges to huma…


Sustainable Development and Human Security

Japan Center for International Exchange

November 1999

This report is comprised of a summary of the principal discussion points during the two-day conference sponsored by JCIE and the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS). Among these topics were “…


The Asian Crisis and Human Security

March 1999

This volume, a product of the two-day conference created to discuss “human security” challenges stemming from the Asian financial crisis, focuses on the need for a new path of economic development.Thi…