UPCOMING WEBINAR | Disaster Preparedness and Response for Aging Populations

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.

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

On April 18, Friends of the Global Fund, Japan (FGFJ) held its 38th Diet Task Force meeting, which featured a discussion with H.E. Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda, the Minister of Health of Malawi. The meeting was attended by 12 Diet members and was joined by representatives from Malaria No More US and Malaria No More Japan, […]

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

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

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”

©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 […]

Final Conference of the Global Health Multistakeholder Dialogue

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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

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

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 […]

Diet Roundtable | Policy Dialogue for Advancing LGBT Rights and Equality in Japan

JCIE brought together a group of Diet members to speak with a representative who worked on Taiwan’s campaign for marriage equality, to discuss recent Japanese legislation aimed at protecting LGBTQ people

Japanese-German Forum | 31st Forum

At the 31st Japanese-German Forum, held in Berlin, Germany, Japanese and German politicians, policy experts, business leaders, and journalists discussed key bilateral topics—from global warming, accepting immigrants, addressing low birth rates and aging societies, and security expenditures, to the implications of the ongoing Ukrainian Crisis, and bilateral cooperation to strengthen economic security.