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: "The Trump Administration窶冱 Foreign Policy and Asia: Views from the Republican and Democratic Parties"
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Twining Counselor and Director, Asia Program, German Marshall Fund
               Daniel Fried Former Coordinator for Sanctions Policy
Comments: Keiko Iizuka Editor, International News Department, The Yomiuri Shimbun

Theme: "Australian security policy for the maintenance of the rules-based regional order in the Indo-Pacific region"
Speaker: Mr. Peter Jennings, PSM, Executive Director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute

JIIA Symposium "The History of Asia in the 20th Century–The Origins of Prosperity and Stability–"
Part I: "The Origins of Prosperity and Stability"
Welcoming Remarks: Yoshiji NOGAMI (President and Director General, JIIA)
Akihiko TANAKA (Professor, The University of Tokyo)
[Panel Discussion 1]
Moderator: Akihiko TANAKA (Professor, The University of Tokyo)
Panelists: Thomas BERGER (Professor, Boston University) (US)
John PAGE (Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution) (US)
Kaoru SUGIHARA (Senior Professor, National Graduate Institute of Policy Studies) (Japan) Video

JIIA Symposium "The History of Asia in the 20th Century–The Origins of Prosperity and Stability–"
Part II: "Colonial Experience in Asia"
[Panel Discussion 2]
Moderator: Yoshiji NOGAMI (President and Director Genaral, JIIA)
Panelists: Brahma CHELLANEY (Professor, Centre for Policy Research) (India)
 Victor Andres MANHIT (President, Albert Del Rosario Institute) (Philippines)
 Vu Tung NGUYEN (President, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam) (Vietnam)
 Valテゥrie NIQUET (Head of Asia Department, Foundation for Strategic Research) (France)
 Robert Nigel PEIRCE (Former British Diplomat and Hong Kong Government Senior Official) (UK) Video

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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 2017

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



Kokusai Mondai (International Affairs)

No.660 April 2017 "The Agonies of EU"


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

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