Founded in 1970, the Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE)
is an independent, nonprofit, and nonpartisan organization
dedicated to strengthening Japan's role in international networks
of dialogue and cooperation.

  • East Asia Insights: Shoring Up the US-Japan Alliance under the Trump Administration (December 2016)
  • 32nd US Delegation to Japan: US-Japan Young Political Leaders Exchange Program (Tokyo, Kochi, Gifu, December 3–15)
  • Conference Report on Investing in Global Health: Business Solutions for Achieving the SDGs (November 28)
  • Trilateral Commission Asia Pacific Group Annual Meeting (New Delhi, India, November 26–27)
  • Seminar with Mark Dybul on Ending Epidemics by 2030: "The Global Fund’s Strategy and Partnership with Japan" (Tokyo, Japan, October 25)
  • 25th Japanese-German Forum (Berlin, Germany, October 19–20)
  • Rediscovering Common Bonds among Japan, and Korea Environmental Symposium on "Strategies for Information-Sharing and Cooperation" (Beijing, China, October 15)
  • 33rd UK-Japan 21st Century Group (Tokyo and Kisarazu, Japan, October 6–9)
  • Japanese Young Political Leaders Delegation to the United States (Washington DC; Lansing and Detroit, MI; Colorado Springs and Denver, CO, September 11–23)
  • FGFJ Diet Task Force's Visit to Indonesia and Timor-Leste (Indonesia; Timor-Leste, September 5–September 11)
  • Field Research Project on "German Policy and Social Impact of Accepting Immigrants and Refugees" (Gütersloh, Germany, August 28–September 10)
  • Investing in Global Health: Business Solutions for Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (Kobe, Japan, September 10)
  • Corporate Roundtable: Private Sector Engagement in Health Development (Nairobi, Kenya, August 29) – TICAD VI side event co-hosted with AMREF Health Africa
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    JCIE in the Media

    "Immersive Learning: A Haunted House in Japan Teaches Citizens Earthquake Preparedness," by Taylor Wofford (2016 US-Japan Journalism Fellow), Quartz, November 1, 2016

    "Toilet Power: Toyota Is Using Sewage Sludge to Power its New Electric Car," by Taylor Wofford (2016 US-Japan Journalism Fellow), Quartz, September 20, 2016

    "LBO Focus: Japan's Aging Population Burnishes Health Deals," by Laura Cooper (2016 US-Japan Journalism Fellow), Wall Street Journal, September 6, 2016 [subscription required]

    "Dog Fights in Japan Are a Family Outing" by Taylor Wofford (2016 US-Japan Journalism Fellow), Newsweek, September 1, 2016

    "Learning from Japan’s Tsunami: Six Steps to Improve International Disaster Philanthropy," by James Gannon, Center for Disaster Philanthropy Blog, August 29, 2016

    "There Are More Adult Diapers Sold in Japan Than Baby Diapers," by Sally Herships (2015 US-Japan Journalism Fellow), Marketplace, August 29, 2016

    "Japan's Centuries-Old Tradition Of Making Soba Noodles," Ina Jaffe (2016 US-Japan Journalism Fellow), NPR, August 28, 2016

    "How Art Transformed A Remote Japanese Island," Ina Jaffe (2016 US-Japan Journalism Fellow), NPR, August 27, 2016

    "A Dying Japanese Village Brought Back To Life — By Scarecrows," Ina Jaffe (2016 US-Japan Journalism Fellow), NPR, August 26, 2016

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    JCIE Publications & Reports
    Shoring Up the US-Japan Alliance under the Trump Administration

    How can US-Japan bilateral cooperation be sustained and strengthened under the new Trump administration?

    Investing in Global Health: Business Solutions for Achieving the SDGs

    This report provides an overview of JCIE's G7 Kobe Health Ministers' Meeting side event on the role of corporations in achieving the G7 Ise-Shima Vision for Global Health.

    Getting International Disaster Philanthropy Right: Lessons from Japan's 2011 Tsunami

    JCIE analyzes successes and shortcomings in the US philanthropic response to 3/11 and offers lessons for the next time a disaster strikes.

    Health, Resilience, and Human Security: Moving Toward Health for All

    This JCIE-PAHO joint report outlines what a human security approach is and how to build and sustain health resilience at individual, community, and institutional levels as a path toward health for all.

    Looking for Leadership: The Dilemma of Political Leadership in Japan

    This volume explores the obstacles facing Japan as it looks for greater leadership and explains why this matters for the rest of the world.

    Asia on the Move: Regional Migration and the Role of Civil Society

    At a time when the world is grappling with a refugee crisis, JCIE’s new volume analyzes migration trends and policies in Asia and explores the role of civil society in protecting migrants in the region.

    Navigating Change: ASEAN-Japan Strategic Partnership in East Asia and in Global Governance

    Prepared for the Japan-ASEAN Ministerial Meetings this book proposes ways in which strategic partnership between ASEAN and Japan can both contribute to a more stable and prosperous East Asia and help support more effective global governance.

    3.11 Insider Newsletter

    Monthly updates on Japan's disaster recovery, highlighting media articles, reports, and events from around the world.

    JCIE Digital Library