GFJ Commentary

"GFJ Commentary" introduces news analyses and opinions in Japan on the Relations of Japan with the rest of the world, but they do not represent the views of GFJ as an institution.

No.59 Japan as the Key Actor to Strengthen US-Indian Partnership
TAKAMINE KoushuFebruary 17, 2015
No.58 Dual Tends of Great Power Aspiration and Micro-Nationalism
NAKAMURA JinDecember 22 2014
No.57 How to Cleanse Asahi's Widespread "Misreports" on Comfort Women
SUGIURA MasaakiOctober 23, 2014
No.56 Public Diplomacy Reconsidered
CHINO KeikoAugust 28, 2014
No.55 New Putin Doctrine: Prelude to "New Cold War"?
IIJIMA KazutakaJune 26, 2014

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Recent International Dialogues

Japan-East Asia Dialogue: “What Should We Do toward Reliable International Relations in Asia?”

Japan-East Asia Dialogue: “What Should We Do toward Reliable International Relations in Asia?”

The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ), under the co-sponsorship by School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University, the Albert Del Rosario Institute for Strategic and International Studies(ADR-ISIS) and The Japan Forum on International Relations, organized the Japan-East Asia Dialogue on the theme of "What Should We Do toward Reliable International Relations in Asia?" on February 9, 2015 in Tokyo. ... more

Conference Papers

The Japan-Black Sea Area Dialogue

The Japan-China Dialogue “Prospect of Japan‐China Relationship in the Changing World”

The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ), under the co-sponsorship by Institute of Japanese Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), organized the Japan-China Dialogue on the theme of "Prospect of Japan‐China Relationship in the Changing World" on May 30, 2014 in Tokyo.

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2015

March 11new
The Japan-U.S. Dialogue: “Alliance in a New Defense Guideline Era”
Conference Papers
February 17
Japan as the Key Actor to Strengthen US-Indian Partnership
February 9
Japan-East Asia Dialogue “What Should We Do toward Reliable International Relations in Asia?”
Conference Papers
February 1
The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ) E-Letter
1 February 2015, Vol. 8, No. 1

2014

December 26
Japan-Asia Pacific Dialogue “The Asia-Pacific in Global Power Transition: How Many Great Powers?”
Conference Papers
December 22
Dual Tends of Great Power Aspiration and Micro-Nationalism
December 1
The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ) E-Letter
1 December 2014, Vol. 7, No. 6
October 24
How to Cleanse Asahi's Widespread "Misreports" on Comfort Women
October 1
The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ) E-Letter
1 October 2014, Vol. 7, No. 6
September 3
The 268th "Foreign Policy Luncheon" meeting on "The Results of Abenomics and Its Future Developments"
August 28
Public Diplomacy Reconsidered
August 1
The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ) E-Letter
1 August 2014, Vol. 7, No. 5
July 31
The 266th "Foreign Policy Luncheon" meeting on "On-Site Analysis of the Current Situation in the Korean Peninsula"
June 26
New Putin Doctrine: Prelude to "New Cold War"?
May 30
"The Japan-China Dialogue : Toward Building Confidence Between Japan and China in 'New Domains'"
Report
The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ) E-Letter
1 June 2014, Vol. 7, No. 4
April 18
The Ideal of Soft Power Diplomacy for a Liberal International Order
April 1
The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ) E-Letter
1 April 2014, Vol. 7, No. 3
March 10
The Japan-U.S. Dialogue “The Japan-U.S. Alliance in Changing International and Domestic Environments”
February 19
The Sino-Korean anti-Japanese Axis on Yasukuni Failed
February 1
The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ) E-Letter
1 February 2014, Vol. 7, No. 2
January 19
"The Japan-China Dialogue : Toward Building Confidence Between Japan and China in 'New Domains'"
Conference Papers

2013

December 27
Sanctity of Marriage
December 1
The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ) E-Letter
1 December 2013, Vol. 7, No. 1
November 6
"The Dialogue with the World: Toward the Making of Shared Values in Foreign Policy"
Conference Papers

Greetings

OKAWARA Yoshio

Advisor's Greeting
OKAWARA Yoshio

The world that went through a temporal period of unipolar system led by the U.S after the end of the cold war, is today in a multipolar era. On the other hand, huge waves of globalization and IT revolution are washing our shores. ... more

ITO Kenichi

Chairman's Greeting
ITO Kenichi  

Among our friends who used to attend Global Forum meetings frequently, we now have foreign ministers and defense ministers in several countries. I feel that Japan is steadily expanding her human networks with the world through the work of the Forum.  ... more

Other Activities

 

Japan Center for Economic Research

The 268th "Foreign Policy Luncheon" meeting on "The Results of Abenomics and Its Future Developments" was held on September 3, 2014. ...more

 

Lamberto ZANNIER

The 101st "Diplomatic Roundtable" meeting on "The Ukrainian Crisis from the OSCE Perspective" was held on 17 June 2014.

 

Linas LINKEVICIUS

The 98th "Diplomatic Roundtable" meeting on "Lithuania-Japan: long lasting partnership in the global world" was held on 12 March 2014.