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.

(Recommended system: Windows 7,8,10 Android5.0 iOS9 MacOS Yosemite+)

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)

Theme: "America Alone 窶 Donald Trump and the End of the Liberal World Order"
Amb. Ivo H. Daalder, President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Dr. James M. Lindsay, Senior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Theme:窶弋he Role of the ICJ in the Promotion of the Rule of Law窶
Speaker: H.E. Ronny Abraham, President, International Court of Justice
(co-organized by JIIA/The Ministry of Foreign Affairs/The International Law Association, Japan Branch)
Welcome Remarks
  Mr. Koichi AI, Director General (Acting), JIIA
Opening Remarks
  Mr. Masahiro MIKAMI, Director General, International Legal Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  H. E. Shunji YANAI, Judge, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea/ President, International Law Association Japan Branch
  H. E. Ronny ABRAHAM, President, International Court of Justice
  Prof. Yuji IWASAWA, University of Tokyo
Q and A Video

Japan-France Symposium "The New French Administration and the Potential for Cooperation between Japan and France"(2017-07-07)
Opening Remarks:
  Amb. Yoshiji NOGAMI, The Japan Institute of International Affairs(JIIA)
  Amb. Laurent Pic, Ambassador of France
Session 1 "The New French Administration and Future Prospects for the Political Situation"
  Presenter) Dr. Dominique Reyniテゥ, General directore of Fondapol
  Moderator) Prof. Hirotaka WATANABE, Professor, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Institute of International Relations

*Due to organizer's circumstances, we only deliver up to the session 1 report.
*The languages are French and Japanese.

More Forum

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

More Conference

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.666 November 2017 "The Rule of Law in Diplomacy"


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

More Publication