The 29th annual meeting of the UK-Japan 21st Century Group convened in Tokyo on May 23–26, 2012. Fifty senior Japanese and British leaders engaged in a series of roundtable discussions on issues such as the domestic and regional developments in each country, international development cooperation, and other opportunities for UK-Japan cooperation.
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.
The Korea-Japan Forum was initiated in November 1993 during a summit meeting between South Korean President Kim Young-sam and Japanese Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa where they called for the formation of a new, forward-looking relationship between the two countries. Since then, the forum has taken place annually and is held alternately in Korea and Japan.
A distinguished panel of journalists engaged in a lively discussion on the 2016 US presidential election and how women, youth, and other minority groups are shaping American politics.
Six legislative and party staffers from Japan visited Washington DC and various locations in Oklahoma and Colorado as part of the 2018 Japanese delegation of the US-Japan Young Political Leaders Exchange Program.
JCIE and a few other organizations co-hosted a welcome reception for the visiting Japanese Diet members. Among the 180 people in attendance were members of Congress, the Japanese ambassador to the US, and a parliamentarian from Korea.
The 22nd Korea-Japan Forum, co-organized by JCIE and the Korea Foundation, concluded on Saturday, August 9th, with the issuance of a joint statement that calls for the creation of a “new win-win relationship” that would promote peace and prosperity in the two countries and the region.
The 23rd Japanese-German Forum brought together more than three dozen business leaders, policy experts, and politicians. In their Berlin meeting, they discussed the current domestic trends in Germany and Japan; the two countries’ respective responses to recent security challenges
On November 24, 2014, the first seminar in the Rediscovering Common Bonds among Japan, China, and Korea series was held under the theme “Opening up Future Possibilities through Stage and Video.” The seminar invited the participation of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean artists and college students who have had experience working collaboratively to produce theatrical works and films.
Symposium | Managing Movements of People for Security and Prosperity in East Asia: Roles of Civil Society
A multinational group of researchers met in Tokyo as part of a JCIE project on the Movement of People in East Asia and the Role of Civil Society, which was supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.