WEBINAR | Why Oral Health Matters for an Aging Asia

JCIE and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) co-hosted a webinar on the importance of oral health when it comes to healthy longevity.

2021 US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue

JCIE held a three-session, online US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue to convene top women leaders from varying walks of life. Two leading legislators, Hon. Seiko Noda and Hon. Diana DeGette, were the co-chairs for this series of meetings that addressed  “Advancing Women’s Leadership in a Time of Crisis.”  This program built on the discussions from the first US-Japan […]

Fourth Intellectual Dialogue on Building Asia’s Tomorrow

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 stressed at previous meetings that in order to further advance the international debate on human security, more practical policy discussions were required and that this could best be accomplished by examining in-depth case studies of effective responses to specific human security threats.

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

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 representatives, business executives, academics, and representatives from NGOs, health organizations, and other international agencies gathered to explore strategies for enhancing regional and global collaboration in the fight against HIV/AIDS and other major diseases.

3rd GFF Seminar | The GFF’s Impact on the Ground—Case of the Nutrition Project in Cambodia

JCIE launched the GFF Seminar series in 2020 as part of its efforts to deepen understanding of how the Japanese government, NGOs, and others can coordinate more effectively with the GFF in order to strengthen maternal and child health and expand universal health coverage in the world’s most vulnerable countries.

Tadashi Yamamoto Memorial Seminar | Japan’s Political Change and the US-Japan Alliance

The inaugural Tadashi Yamamoto Memorial Seminar, co-organized by the Council on Foreign Relations and JCIE, convened over 50 Asia experts to discuss the challenges that have kept Japanese politicians from projecting strong political leadership, their impact on foreign affairs, and the prospects for change under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

FGFJ Publications | Launching a Pandemic Financing Facility: Three Proposals & Their Implications for the Global Fund

Over the past three months, three different commissions issued reports proposing major reforms of the global health architecture to improve pandemic preparedness and response (PPR). In this FGFJ report, JCIE/USA Senior Fellow, Jim Gannon, carefully reviews each proposed reform, noting the areas of consensus and divergence, including each proposal’s funding target, financing modality, and governance.

Winners of 2021 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation Announced

The winners of the 2021 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation have been announced!

International Conference on Universal Health Coverage in the New Development Era: Toward Building Resilient and Sustainable Health Systems

Approximately 300 leaders from around the globe—political leaders, heads of international organizations, NGO leaders, scholars, and other experts in the fields of global health and development—converged in Tokyo for a major conference on the topic of universal health coverage (UHC).

FGFJ | Beijing Conference: East Asian Regional Cooperation in the Fight against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria

More than 100 government, business, NGO, and philanthropic leaders gathered in Beijing, China, for a major conference on July 10-11, 2006. This conference was designed to build upon the English and Chinese publication of Fighting a Rising Tide: The Response to AIDS in East Asia, and included many of the experts who began cooperating with one another through the study that culminated in this book.