Research Team Trialogue 2: The Spread of COVID-19 and Its Impact on Global Democracy

This transcription of a discussion between three research team members from JCIE’s project on Expanding Support for Democratic Governance focuses on the potential threats to democracy in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the election of US President Joe Biden.

Democracy for the Future | Launch of New Japanese-Language Website

As part of JCIE’s program to expand support for democratic governance, a new website has been launched to serve as a Japanese-language hub to share information and resources on this subject.

Democracy for the Future Website

Democracy for the future Website April 2020 On April 1, 2020, JCIE officially launched a new, Japanese-language website as part of its program on Expanding Support for Democratic Governance. The website targets scholars, policymakers, and other experts in Japan and features a range of resources—including original essays by the project’s “Democracy for the Future” study […]

WEBINAR | Enhancing Democratic Partnership in Asia

In the lead-up to President Biden’s Summit for Democracy, JCIE organized a webinar on December 7 that convened over 40 Asia-Pacific experts to discuss how to enhance democratic partnership in the region. The event was held as part of the International IDEA’s Global Democracy Coalition Forum to bring more diverse voices into the Summit conversation […]

Democracy for the Future | CSO Roundtable on Japan’s Support in Addressing the Global Crisis for Democracy and Human Rights

JCIE hosted a roundtable which brought together participants from a variety of Japanese and international CSOs to discuss what kind of support is needed from japan to support democracy and human rights.

JCIE Publication | Japan’s Support for Democracy-Related Issues: Mapping Survey

Background and examples of Japan’s work on democracy-related issues, compiled as part of JCIE’s program on Expanding Support for Democratic Governance.

Democracy for the Future | Roundtable on Shared Values in Asian Led Efforts to Defend and Support Democracy

JCIE brought together a group of leaders in the field to discuss the question of shared values in Asian led efforts to support and defend democracy

US-Japan Parliamentary Exchange | 2019 Japanese Diet Delegation to the US

The 2019 US-Japan Parliamentary Exchange Program brought the 30th delegation of Japanese diet members and parliamentarians to the US, where they met and engaged in discussions with members of Congress and their staff, journalists, and policy experts.

Webinar | Building Partnerships and Cooperation to Support Democratic Governance in the Indo-Pacific

As part of our program on Democratic Governance, JCIE hosted a webinar to discuss the “Sunnylands Principles on Enhancing Democratic Partnerships in the Indo-Pacific Region.” Over 50 people attended the discussion, which focused on the challenges to democracy and the international order that have emerged as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, the […]

Expanding Support for Democratic Governance | Expert–Diet Member Delegation to the US

JCIE’s 30th Parliamentary Exchange Program featured a delegation that combined members of the Diet with experts in the field of democratic governance. The group traveled to the United States to explore the possibility of greater cooperation between Japan and the US on support for democratization.