UPCOMING WEBINAR | Disaster Preparedness and Response for Aging Populations

June 21, 2024 (Asia) | June 20, 2024 (USA) | EventFeatured

JCIE and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) will co-host a webinar on how national and local government and communities can better prepare and respond to disasters, particularly in light of the impact of climate change.

US Congressional Staff Exchange | 2024 Delegation

May 25–June 1, 2024 | Exchange

The 2024 US Congressional Staff Exchange Program gave 7 Congressional staffers the chance to travel Japan, where they met with Japanese leaders across politics, media, and academia.

Health Minister of Malawi Speaks to FGFJ’s Diet Task Force on Climate and Health

April 20, 2024 | Event

On April 18, Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) held its 38th Diet Task Force meeting featuring H.E. Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda, the Minister of Health of Malawi. The meeting was attended by twelve Diet members, joined by representatives from Malaria No More US and Malaria No More Japan who had invited the Health Minister […]

2024 Japanese Young Political Leaders Delegation to US

March 26-April 3, 2024 | Exchange

The 2024 US-Japan Young Political Leaders Exchange Program brought the 30th Japanese delegation to the US, providing an opportunity for them to meet and engage in discussions with government officials, political campaign committees, policy experts, and business representatives.

JCIE Celebrates 20th Anniversary of the Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ)

March 22, 2024 | EventFeatured

JCIE is delighted to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) initiative, which encourages multisectoral collaboration and support for the work of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund).  Former Prime Minister Yoshio Mori announced its launch at the “Human Security Challenges of AIDS an Communicable Disease in Asia” conference co-hosed […]

UK-Japan 21st Century Group | 40th Conference

February 2–4, 2024 | Event

The 40th annual meeting of the UK-Japan 21st Century Group met in Tokyo and Odawara to discuss critical issues facing bilateral relations and global geopolitics, including security, trade, climate change and energy, AI, and global health.

FGFJ Participates in the Tokyo Premiere of “The Inheritance”

February 14, 2024 | Event

©Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (TMT) Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) and the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the Global Fund) supported the Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre (TMT) to promote the Tony-award-winning play, “The Inheritance,” to raise awareness on the issue of HIV/AIDS, marginalized populations, and the role of the Global Fund. On […]

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Final Conference of the Global Health Multistakeholder Dialogue

December 1, 2023 | Event

JCIE co-hosted the hybrid final conference of the Global Health Multistakeholder Dialogue: From Hiroshima to Puglia (GHMD) in Tokyo, Japan. About 120 experts, half of whom joined from overseas, gathered to consider priority challenges to be addressed by the Italian G7 in 2024 and recommend possible solutions to make our society more resilient to future pandemics.

FGFJ Reflects on 40 Years of the HIV/AIDS Pandemic for World AIDS Day 2023

November 30, 2023 | Event

2023 marks 40 years since the discovery of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Over the last four decades, AIDS has spread throughout the world and remains a pandemic to this day. Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) is collaborating with a public theatre in Tokyo to put on a Japanese production of the […]

Dr. Salim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim, recipients of the Fourth Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize, meet with FGFJ Diet Task Force and Advisory Board

November 30, 2023 | Event

For World AIDS Day 2023, Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) invited Professor Salim S. Abdool Karim and Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim from Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) in South Africa to Tokyo, Japan. On November 30th, FGFJ invited Dr. Karims to a joint Diet Task Force and […]