Bilateral Policy Dialogues

In the 1980s and 1990s, JCIE/Japan launched a number of annual policy dialogues that brought together leaders from various sectors to discuss the key domestic, bilateral, and international issues of the day.

Expanding Support for Democratic Governance

In 2018, JCIE launched a multi-pronged initiative to explore and expand Japan’s support for democratic governance based on the values of liberty, accountability, the rule of law, and individual dignity and empowerment. The initiative is designed to engage Japanese leaders in dialogue with domestic and overseas experts on strengthening the building blocks of democratic governance in Asia and elsewhere.

Democracy for the Future: Sunnylands Intitative

Democracy for the Future: SUNNYLANDS INITIATIVE Since January 2020, JCIE has been involved in an initiative convening key Indo-Pacific thought leaders on democracy from Australia, Japan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States for a series of discussions on how to advance democratic principles and governance, and human rights in […]

Global Health Multistakeholder Dialogue: From Hiroshima to Puglia

JCIE has organized the “Global Health Multistakeholder Dialogue: From Hiroshima to Puglia” n order to deepen discussions on the Hiroshima G7 commitments, offer advice on key topics to be addressed, and build momentum toward the implementation of those commitments,

Population Decline & Immigration in Japan

A robust dialogue on immigration is essential to combating and solving the burdens that continued population decline will place on Japanese society. With the goal of playing a guiding role in that dialogue, JCIE is building upon its previous work to implement a new series of initiatives that addresses population decline and a vision for accepting foreigners into Japan.

US-Japan Healthy and Resilient Aging Program

The US-Japan Healthy & Resilient Aging program promotes US-Japan collaboration on aging issues. The program will facilitate robust dialogues at the community and national levels that engage a broad spectrum of stakeholders and spark future collaboration for the benefit of both countries and the Asia-Pacific region as a whole.

Healthy and Active Aging in Asia

A look at the critical impact of aging on Japanese and other societies. Rapid population aging is one of the key challenges faced not only by Japan but by an increasing number of ASEAN and East Asian countries. JCIE’s new program on Healthy and Active Aging in Asia aims to contribute to the promotion of bilateral and regional cooperation on aging-related challenges in Asia.

Hiroshima G7 Global Health Task Force

In 2023, Japan will host the G7 Summit in Hiroshima, the “City of Peace.” Ahead of the Summit, JCIE has established the Hiroshima G7 Global Health Task Force under the Executive Committee on Global Health and Human Security to make recommendations to the Japanese government on the G7 agenda and concrete measures to be promoted for global health in the context of the rapidly changing global health architecture.

National Network for an Inclusive Future (NANIF)

JCIE has launched the National Network for an Inclusive Future, which aims to support the establishment of regional platforms to discuss the acceptance and settlement of foreigners throughout Japan. With support from the Toyota Foundation, JCIE will work with local governments, councils, NPOs, companies, media, and other Japanese organizations tackling obstacles to foreign talent and multicultural coexistence in local communities.

Sustainable Aid Systems for Foreign Residents in Japan (SAFOR)

JCIE has launched the Sustainable Aid Systems for Foreign Residents in Japan (SAFOR) Project in cooperation with Japan Platform to provide ongoing humanitarian assistance to foreign residents in need in Japan.