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JIIA Forum / Symposium [Video streaming(members only)] JIIA Open Symposium "Research on Radical Islamic Activities and Strife over Natural Resources in the Sahara Region"(9 Mar 2015)  (2015-04-22)

Japan Digital Library - Arata Yokokawa, "Takeshima" (2015-04-21)

On April 8, 2015, Hiroshima Prefecture announced the latest publication of the Hiroshima Report. The Hiroshima Report 2015 studies, analyzes and evaluates 36 countries’ performance on nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation, and nuclear security in 2014.  (2015-04-08)

Japan Digital Library - Kentaro Serita, "The Senkaku Islands"
- Ayano Shimabukuro, "The Circumstances Surrounding the 'Letter of Appreciation' as Seen from the Documentary Records of
  the Ministry of Foreign Affairs"
- Susumu Takai, "The Alleged Title over the Island of Takeshima Invoked by the Republic of Korea"
- Takashi Tsukamoto, "An Outline of the Territorial Dispute over Takeshima"  (2015-04-07)

JIIA Forum / Symposium [Video streaming(members only)] JIIA Open Symposium "Rising Challenges for the Japan-U.S. Alliance in the Global Commons (Cyberspace, Outer Space, and the Arctic Ocean)"(3 Mar 2015)  (2015-04-07)

JIIA Forum / Symposium [Video streaming(members only)] JIIA Open Symposium "Development of the Russian Far East/Siberia and Japan's Economic Security"(25 Feb 2015) (2015-03-31)

KOKUSAI MONDAI (International Affairs) No.639 March 2015 Focus : "Food Security and Global Sustainable Agriculture"(13 Mar 2015) (2015-03-30)

JIIA Forum / Symposium [Video streaming(members only)] JIIA Open Symposium "Japanese Diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific Age" (24 Feb 2015) (2015-03-24)

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JIIA No.13 in 2014 global think tank rankings
JIIA has been ranked 13th out of about 6,600 think tanks around the world in annnal survey conducted by the TTCSP-Think Tank and Civil Society Program of the University of Pennsylvania. In Asia JIIA is the highest, which was the same position in the previous year. Total list of global ranking

JIIA Forum / Symposium

JIIA Open Symposium "Research on Radical Islamic Activities and Strife over Natural Resources in the Sahara Region"(Session 1)
(2015-03-09) Video

JIIA Open Symposium "Research on Radical Islamic Activities and Strife over Natural Resources in the Sahara Region"(Session 2)
(2015-03-09) Video

JIIA Open Symposium "Rising Challenges for the Japan-U.S. Alliance in the Global Commons (Cyberspace, Outer Space, and the Arctic Ocean)" (Part1)
(2015-03-03) Video

JIIA Open Symposium "Rising Challenges for the Japan-U.S. Alliance in the Global Commons (Cyberspace, Outer Space, and the Arctic Ocean)" (Part2)
(2015-03-03) Video

Open Symposium "Postwar japan's 70 Years and Proactive Contribution to Peace --Sriving for the Rule of Law in the Asia-Pacific Region--"(PartⅠ)  *Open Access
(2015-02-27) Video

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International Conference

November 2013

Japan-US Kanazawa Conference(November 22-25 2013)
"A Changing World and the Japan-US Alliance"    [English]    [Japanese]

September 2013

The sixth Japan-New Zealand Track 1.5 Dialogue (23 September 2013)
-Digest (http://asianz.org.nz)

June 2013

The 8th Japan–Australia Track 1.5 Dialogue (June 20–21,2013)
-Report
-Policy Recommendations

March 2013

The 19th Japan-U.S. Security Seminar, San Francisco (Mar 15-16, 2013)
New Governments, Renewed Purpose: the 19th Japan-US Security Seminar-A Conference Report (March, 2013)

The US-Japan alliance in action: Threats to thwart, opportunities to seize, American Enterprise Institute (AEI), Washington, DC
(13 March 2013)
-SUMMARY(English)
-SUMMARY(Japanese)
-Video streaming(AEI-www.aei.org)

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AJISS-Commentary

AJISS-Commentary is an occasional op-ed type publication. It aims to present a variety of Japanese views on international relations to international intellectuals interested in Japanese external policy.

No.209
Achieving Economic Recovery in Japan by Expanding Inward Direct Investment
Shujiro Urata (10 February 2015)

No.208
How to Address Increasing Risks to Health Security ~ Lessons learned from SARS and pandemic influenza ~
Shigeru Omi (24 December 2014)

No.207
Japanese Companies Finally Begin Taking Steps to Ensure Active Roles for Women
Kimie Iwata (16 December 2014)

No.206
Food Safety Scandal and Sino-Japanese Relations
Tomoo Marukawa (12 September 2014)

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Research

Ongoing Projects

Japanese Diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific Age: Toward a Collaborative Relationship with Emerging Powers(FY2013-2014)

The Middle East as a Global Strategic Challenge – Outlook in 2030 and Responses(FY2013-2014)

Research on radical Islamist activities and strife over natural resources in the Sahara region – from the perspective of Middle Eastern states vis-à-vis global actors(FY2013-2014)

China Risk and Efforts toward Regional Economic Integration(FY2013-2014)

Rising Challenges for the Japan-U.S. Alliance in the Global Commons (Cyberspace, Outer Space, and the Arctic Ocean) (FY2013-2014)

Scenario Planning for the Korean Peninsula(FY2013-2014)

Research Outcomes

Japan's Territorial Issues and the Historical Understandings of the Concerned Countries – Case Studies on the Senkaku Islands, Takeshima and the Northern Territories – (FY2013)

The transformation of Russia's political system and its impact on foreign policy(FY2012)

The future of the Arab Spring(FY2012)

Humanitarian assistance trends in the international community and Japan's role(FY2012)

The security order in Asia (in particular, the South China Sea and the Indian Ocean)(FY2012)

The transformation of Russia's political system and its impact on foreign policy(FY2012)

China during a change of administration: overview of the Hu Jintao era and prospects for the Xi Jinping era(FY2012)

The present and future of regional integration(FY2012)

Arctic governance and Japan's diplomatic strategy(FY2012)

North Korea in 2012(FY2012)

New developments in US domestic and foreign affairs(FY2012)

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 Japan Digital Library
AJISS-Commentary

JIIA Annual Brochure 2014

A highlight of JIIA's recent activities and a summary of its organization.

Publication

Journal


Kokusai Mondai (International Affairs)

No.639 March 2015 Food Security and Global Sustainable Agriculture


Books

What Do Alliances Mean to the US?
(Fumiaki Kubo ed., 2013)

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