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 meetings build on the discussions at JCIE’s “Health and Human Security in Africa” seminar and follow PAHO’s 2010 resolution to integrate the human security concept into member countries’ national health plans.
JCIE, in cooperation with the UN Foundation, convened a small, high-level roundtable of global health experts and policymakers on the morning after the UN High-Level Meeting on UHC to discuss what the next steps should be to turn the commitments in recent forums into concrete action, maintain momentum in advancing UHC in low- and middle-income countries, and encourage Japan and other countries to continue to lead on the UHC agenda.
The 3rd US-Japan Global Health Dialogue brought together nearly 50 senior government officials, legislators, health experts and leaders from international organizations to discuss what they can do together to advance health security around the world. Participants discussed international financing mechanisms for global health security, global pandemic preparedness, and the potential for cooperation on for biorisk and health emergencies.
On April 7, 2011, JCIE and the US-Japan Council co-sponsored a roundtable on Capitol Hill with US Congressional members and experts on US-Japan relations. Discussions centered on how to strengthen US-Japan relations in order to meet future challenges and how to create a more robust and meaningful partnership between the two countries.
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.
FGFJ | Symposium: “From Okinawa to Toyako: Dealing with Communicable Diseases as Global Human Security Threats”
On May 23-24, 2008, more than 150, NGO, business, and philanthropic leaders from around the world met in Tokyo for a major JCIE/FGFJ conference to explore how the world can respond more effectively to the spread of communicable diseases in developing countries.
On February 22, the New Shimoda Conference convened top leaders from Japan and the United States in Tokyo to discuss how to strengthen Japan-US relations at a crucial point in our bilateral relations. Participants consisted of senior figures and promising, emerging leaders from politics, business, and the policy community.
The Study Group discussed the issues of migration and refugees with a leading expert from a Japanese NPO.
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
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.