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.
Earlier this year, I wrote about the opportunity that the ascent to power of a cadre of leaders around the region—Shinzo Abe in Japan, Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang in China, and Park Geun-hye in South Korea—presented for a reset of relations among East Asian countries. To achieve a reset, countries in the region need to overcome their confrontational postures.
Authors from around the Asia Pacific examine the growing role of NGOs in five areas—piracy, disaster relief, human trafficking, health, and climate change.
Ex-Prime Minister Fukuda urges Japan, S. Korea to quell nationalism
The Asahi Shimbun (August 23, 2013)
Strong ASEAN-Japan Ties Important to Global Stability
The Jakarta Post (June 12, 2013)
James Gannon, Reviving Community: The Difficult Practice of Prioritizing Social Capital in Disaster Responses
Risks, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy (Volume 4, Issue 1; April 24, 2013)