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.

AHWIN Papers No. 4: Disaster Preparedness for Aging Populations—Lessons from Japan

The fourth publication in the “AHWIN Papers” series examines Japan’s actions to improve disaster preparedness to better safeguard the country’s aging population.

Japan Elderly Care Services Drawing Interest from Thailand, Other Asian Nations

“In early November, three older people with dementia were cleaning a park in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture. A group of nine visitors from Thailand, Vietnam, China and Singapore observed the way the three, who receive the services of a nearby daycare center, were contributing to their community. The visitors included representatives of civil society organizations that provide support for the elderly. The Japan Center for International Exchange, which aims to help other Asian countries in dealing with issues related to population aging, was among the organizations that invited the visitors to learn about Japan’s elderly care services.”

Global Health Multistakeholder Dialogue Recommendations to the G7 2024

FULL REPORT (EN) The final report of the Global Health Multistakeholder Dialogue: From Hiroshima to Puglia has been released.  This report is a culmination of the independent, nonstate actor-led process of the Global Health Multistakeholder Dialogue with the goal to: review the progress of the G7’s past commitments to global health issues including antimicrobial resistance […]

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.

2023 Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation Grand Prize Winners’ Study Tour

Ten representatives from organizations across  five countries in Asia who had received a grand prize as part of our Healthy Aging Prize for Asian Innovation (HAPI) travelled to Japan for a weeklong study tour. This program was organized by JCIE and the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) as part of our work […]