JIIA regularly organizes forums and conferences to enhance public awareness on international affairs and developing global networks and collaboration. Distinguished speakers from around the world are invited to these events to speak on current international affairs and policies and to offer their insights. These events provide useful ideas and analysis to policy makers, researchers and specialists as well as a wider public.

JIIA Forum / Symposium

JIIA organizes some 30 forums annually in which we invites distinguished speakers from Japan and abroad to address germane issues and offer insights on international relations and Japanese foreign policy.

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Theme: 窶截eyond 50: Japan-ASEAN Cooperation after the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN窶
Speaker: Amb. Bilahari Kausikan, Ambassador-at-Large, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Singapore
(*This forum is governed by the Chatham House Rule.) Video

Theme: "The Changing Landscape of the Middle East 窶鍍he digital terrorism and hate-"
Speaker: Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Associate Dean, Simon Wiesenthal Center

Japan-Germany Security Dialogue "Dealing with an Unstable World Order - Possibilities of Germany-Japan Cooperation"(2017-11-14)
Opening Remarks:
  Amb. Yoshiji NOGAMI, President, JIIA
  Dr. Hans Carl von Werthern, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Japan
  Akira Muto (Cabinet Councillor, National Security Secretariat, Cabinet Secretariat)
  Matthias Nass(Chief International Correspondent, Die Zeit; Co-Chair of the Japanese-German Forum)
  Hiroyuki Akita (Commentator, Editorial Bureau, NIKKEI Inc.)
  Petra Sigmund (Regional Director forEast Asia, Southeast Asia and Pacific, Federal Foreign Office, Germany)
Moderator: Amb. Yoshiji Nogami
Closing Remarks:
  Thomas Awwe, Director, Konrad Adenauer Foundation Tokyo
  Hiroshi Kawamura, Deputy Director-General, European Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
*The language is German. Video

Theme: 窶弑.S Foreign Policy in the New Era: An American Jewish Perspective窶
Speaker: Mr. David Harris ,Chief Executive Officer, American Jewish Committee (AJC)

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International Conference

JIIA regularly organizes international conference to exchange opinions and discuss policies. We hold a variety of meetings at which officials, journalists, academics and other foreign-policy specialists debate world affairs.

March 2015

3rd Japan-India Dialogue, Tokyo

Japan-US Security Seminar Follow-up Meeting, Washington, DC

February 2015

8th JIIA-IPIS (Institute for Political and International Studies, Iran) Roundtable, Tehran

2nd JIIA-CSR (Center for Strategic Research, Expediency Discernment Council, Iran) Dialogue, Tehran

JIIA-IIRI (Ilmin International Relations Institute (IIRI), Korea University) Dialogue, Seoul

JIIA-RAND Corporation Dialogue, Tokyo

January 2015

4th JIIA-INSS (Institute for National Security Strategy, South Korea) Dialogue, Tokyo

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Lecture Series

Japan Digital Library Archive of high-quality scholary works translated from Japanese to English


JIIA Annual Brochure 2018

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



Kokusai Mondai (International Affairs)

No.668 January-February 2018 "The Unstable International Order"

Japan Review

Vol.1 No.2 Winter 2017


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

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