Trilateral Commission | 2020 Meetings—Virtual Conversations

The Trilateral Commission’s regional and plenary meetings have been postponed until 2021 due to the pandemic, but virtual conversations have been held and are available to the public on the Commission website.

Sumitomo Corporation Partners with JCIE to Assist the Supporting Youths of Diverse Roots and an Inclusive Society (SYDRIS) Initiative

Sumitomo Corporation has announced that they will partner with JCIE on the Supporting Youths of Diverse Roots and an Inclusive Society (SYDRIS) Initiative , which was launched earlier this year in Japan

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 […]

Researchers Meeting | The Impact of COVID-19 on the Cross-Border Movement of the Long-Term Care Workforce

Capitalizing on this year’s gathering in Japan of health ministers and government officials for the G20 Health Ministers’ Meeting, JCIE worked with the Government of Japan and ERIA to co-organize the 2019 AHWIN Forum as part of its program on Healthy and Active Aging in Asia.

Dr. Osamu Kunii Describes the Global Fund’s COVID-19 Response at a Joint FGFJ Diet Task Force and Advisory Board Meeting

On November 10, 2020, Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) held a combined session that represented the third meeting this year of FGFJ Diet Task Force and the first of the FGFJ Advisory Board.

Korea-Japan Forum | 28th Meeting

The 28th Korea-Japan Forum, which was held via videoconference between two venues in Tokyo and Seoul due to COVID-19 travel concerns, brought together more than 40 participants to discuss domestic political shifts and the impact of the US presidential election on the region, among other topics.

Japan-US Dialogue | Harnessing New Technologies to Battle COVID-19

The Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE/USA) and the Consulate General of Japan in New York co-hosted a special webinar featuring Dr. Shinya Yamanaka, the recipient of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The event started with special remarks from Hon. Yasutoshi Nishimura, the Minister of State in charge of Japan’s COVID-19 response. Dr. Yamanaka […]

Roundtable on Japan’s Migration Policy

The first in JCIE’s rountables on Japan’s Migration Policy for 2020, which focused on the subject of the impact of COVID-19 on foreign residents living in Japan

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.

Roundtable on the Impact of COVID-19 for Foreign Residents in Japan

This online webinar, conducted as part of JCIE’s program on Immigration in Japan, brought together around 110 researchers and representatives from local governments, NPOs, the media, foundations who are involved in promoting multicultural coexistence in Japan. The objective was to discuss the findings of a JCIE survey on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on […]