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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JIIA-CSIS Symposium "China窶冱 Maritime Ambitions in the First Island Chain and Beyond"(2019-11-18)
[Welcoming Remarks]
 Michael J. Green (CSIS)
 Yasunori Nakayama (JIIA)
[East China Sea]
 Jeffrey Hornung (RAND Corporation)
 Masashi Murano (Hudson Institute)
 Moderator: Bonnie Glaser (CSIS)
[South China Sea]
 Greg Poling (CSIS)
 Collin Koh Swee Lean (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
 Moderator: Michael J. Green (CSIS)
[Pacific Islands]
 Greg Poling (CSIS)
 Jonathan Pryke (Lowy Institute)
 Moderator: Patrick Buchan(CSIS)
[Implications for Regional Policy Coordination]
 Atsuko Kanehara (Sophia University, Japan)
 Jeff Benson (CSIS)
 Moderator: Michael J. Green (CSIS)

Open Seminar 窶廛eterring a Nuclear-Armed North Korea窶(2019-11-15)
Speaker: Mr. Ankit Panda, Adjunct Senior Fellow in the Defense Posture Project at the Federation of American Scientists


American Politics and the 2020 Presidential Election: An American Jewish Perspective(2019-11-11)
縲Mr David Harris Chief Executive Officer, American Jewish Committee (AJC)


US-China Rivalry and Japan窶冱 Future:Emerging Role of Japan-India Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific(2019-10-04)
Amb Hemant Krishan Singh,
縲Director General, Delhi Policy Group (DPG)/ Former Indian Ambassador to Japan Nalin Surie,
縲Distinguished Fellow, DPG / Former Indian Ambassador to the UK & China Hiroyuki Akita
縲Commentator,Nihon Keizai Shinbun

縲Amb Kenichiro Sasae縲 ̄resident, JIIA / Former Japanese Ambassador to the U.S. 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 2018

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



Kokusai Mondai (International Affairs)

No.680 April 2019 "Protecting Human Rights via International Procedures"

Japan Review

Vol.2 No.4 Spring 2019
"Japan and the Post-World War II Liberal International Order"


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

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