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.


  • NEW Report: Leveraging Disease Funding to Advance Health for All (December 2017)
  • 2017 US Congressional Delegation to Japan (Tokyo, October 28–30, 2017)
  • 2017 US-Japan Young Political Leaders Delegation from Japan (Washington DC and Orange County CA; October 24–November 2, 2017)
  • NEW Report: Investing in Healthy and Active Aging for Sustainable Growth
    (October 10, 2017)
  • US-Japan Women Leaders Dialogue (Tarrytown NY, September 15–17, 2017)
  • Tadashi Yamamoto Memorial Seminar (Washington DC, September 12, 2017)
  • Japanese Women Diet Members Delegation (Washington DC, New York City; September 11–15, 2017)
  • 2017 US-Japan Journalism Fellowship (Tokyo and Various, September 3–23, 2017)
  • Previous activities...

    Special Initiatives

    JCIE in the Media

    “A DIY Sake-Tasting Tour in Japan,” Jay Greene, Wall Street Journal, November 9, 2017 (JCIE US-Japan Journalism Fellow)

    “In Japan, These Single Moms and Shrinking Cities Are Trying a New Start—Together,” Susie Armitage, Christian Science Monitor, November 2, 2017 (JCIE US-Japan Journalism Fellow)

    "Microsoft’s Augmented-Reality Strategy: Pilots Over Zombie Hunters,” Jay Greene, Wall Street Journal, November 2,2017 (JCIE US-Japan Journalism Fellow)

    "Japan Exasperated by Trump’s Trade Politics," Adam Behsudi, Politico, October 16, 2017
    (JCIE US-Japan Journalism Fellow)

    "Accepting Immigrants is the Ultimate Key to Reviving Japan," Toshihiro Menju, AJISS-Commentary, October 11, 2017

    “Avoiding a Pathway to War with North Korea,” Hitoshi Tanaka, East Asia Forum, October 1, 2017

    "Japan on Missile Mission to Get 127 Million People to Hide—Fast,” Natalie Andrews, Wall Street Journal, September 15, 2017 (JCIE US-Japan Journalism Fellow)

    Previous media...

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    3/11 Disaster Relief & Recovery Program

    Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ)


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    JCIE Publications & Reports
    Leveraging Disease Funding to Advance Health for All

    JCIE’s analysis of AIDS, TB, and malaria programs in Africa and Asia shows how carefully designed funding for individual diseases can also strengthen overall health systems.

    Five Factors That Could Lead to War with North Korea

    Tensions on the Korean Peninsula continue to rise to unprecedented levels.

    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.

    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.

    JCIE Digital Library