JCIE Publications | Toward Achieving the SDGs: The GFF’s Impact and Challenges and Its Significance for Japan

With the goal of fostering the understanding of the GFF among people involved in global health and developmental assistance in Japan, JCIE conducted…

JCIE Publications | Health and Human Security

A report on a conference sponsored by JCIE, the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), and the Japan Foundation Asia Center. The discussions at the meeting were structured around three case studies on primary health care for the underprivileged in East Asia, exploring how the concept of human security can be a useful framework for policy formulation and multi-sectoral, international cooperation.

JET Program 25th Anniversary Commemorative Symposium Commemorative Address: “A Triumph of Soft Power”

JCIE/USA Executive Director James Gannon offered his thoughts on the 25th anniversary of Japan’s JET Program to bring native English speakers to Japan as teachers. He recounted his memories of his own experience on the program and described the lasting legacy that the program has had in terms of US-Japan relations.

Research Report: Exploring Kyushu’s External Relations and its Asian Strategy

This report presents the findings of a project that began with a comprehensive look at Kyushu’s external relations—particularly with Asia—in terms of economic, cultural, and educational relations, as well as people-to-people exchanges and other aspects. Based on that analysis, the project considered options for Kyushu’s external relations (especially interaction with Asia) in order to promote Kyushu’s future development.

East Asia Insights | Futenma: Diplomatic Mess or Strategic Opportunity?

This issue discusses the need to resolve the Futenma dispute and transform this diplomatic mess into an opportunity to consolidate and strengthen the US-Japan alliance.

East Asia Insights | The US-Japan Alliance: Beyond Futenma

This issue discusses the need to reassess the US-Japan alliance to ensure that it is equipped to face the challenges of the 21st century.

Civil Society Monitor | Special Edition (March 2016)

US Giving for Japan Disaster Nears $750 Million

Backgrounder: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s US Visit

In April 2015, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Boston and Washington DC, where he became the first Japanese prime minister to address a joint session of Congress. JCIE prepared a background brief that looked at the likely focus areas for media attention and the pressing issues in US-

Dialogue and Research Monitor

The Dialogue and Research Monitor was a series of reports that for more than a decade monitored policy-relevant dialogue and research throughout East Asia as a means of understanding the ongoing efforts underway by policy research institutions, policy thinkers, and public intellectuals to strengthen the emerging regional community.

JCIE Publications | Bringing People Together: Assessing the Impact of 3/11 on US-Japan Grassroots Exchange

Dr. Atsuko Geiger analyzes the depth of preexisting US-Japan grassroots ties, which was made evident by the international response to Japan’s 3/11 disaster, and also how these efforts can continue to play a role in the future.