The American counterpart of one of Japan's leading international affairs organizations, the Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE/USA) fosters dialogue and cooperation between Japan, the United States, and other countries around the world.

Resilience and Partnerships: 3/11 Four Years Later

In conjunction with the 4th anniversary of Japan’s 3/11 disaster, JCIE announces a new series of reports on the disaster response.

Special Initiatives

Social Media
Japan Center for International Exchange

3/11 Disaster Relief & Recovery Program

Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ)

JCIE in the Media

"International Philanthropy and Disasters in Developed Countries: The US Response to Japan's 3.11 Disaster" By James Gannon (July 2014)

"East Asia Regional Cooperation on Global Health" By Susan Hubbard in CFR's Asia Unbound blog (June 30, 2014)

"Celebrating Community Health Workers: A Look Back To 2013" By Maya Wedemeyer (JCIE) and Sarah Zimmerman (April 12, 2014)

"Help From Abroad" JCIE's Toshihiro Menju on NHK World's Newsline (April 11, 2014)

JCIE Publications & Reports
East Asia Insights
Bolstering East Asian Cooperation 70 Years On
(February 2015)

EAI 10-1

As we pause 70 years on to reflect on the devastation of World War II, we must take this moment as an opportunity to renew regional cooperation.

Strategic Assistance: Regional Reactions and Geopolitical Challenges (November 2014)
EAI 8-4

The second report from a collaborative research project with the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) on alliance-based approaches to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) operations in the region.

Civil Society Monitor
Can Japan Welcome Immigrants? A Shrinking Population Spurs a Growing Debate
(October 2014)

EAI 8-4

Toshihiro Menju explores the shifts in Japan's discourse on immigration issues and the role civil society will need to play in the future.

Beyond 2015: ASEAN-Japan Strategic Partnership for Democracy, Peace, and Prosperity in Southeast Asia
EAI 8-3

CSIS Jakarta and JCIE are releasing a new publication that offers recommendations for ASEAN-Japan cooperation in the economic, political and security, and socio-cultural realms.

A Growing Force: Civil Society's Role in Asian Regional Security
A Growing Force: Civil Society's Role in Asian Regional Security

Authors from around the Asia Pacific examine the growing role of NGOs in five areas—piracy, disaster relief, human trafficking, health, and climate change.

3.11 Insider Newsletter

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

JCIE Digital Library