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.55 New Putin Doctrine: Prelude to "New Cold War"?
IIJIMA KazutakaJune 26, 2014
No.54 The Ideal of Soft Power Diplomacy for a Liberal International Order
WATANABE YasushiApril 18, 2014
No.53 The Sino-Korean anti-Japanese Axis on Yasukuni Failed
SUGIURA MasaakiFebruary 18, 2014
No.52 Sanctity of Marriage
WATANABE ShoichiDecember 27, 2013
No.51 Strategic Possibilities for Japan's Agriculture
SHIMADA HaruoOctober 25, 2013

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Recent International Dialogues

The Japan-Black Sea Area Dialogue

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

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.

Greeting

2014

June 26 new
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

ISHIKAWA Kaoru

President's Greeting
ISHIKAWA Kaoru  

It is indeed a great honour and pleasure for me to assume new responsibility of the President of The Global Forum of Japan. More than thirty years, length that corresponds to a generation, have passed since the establishment of the Forum in the nineteen eighties. In those years, iron curtain was about to be dropped,  ... more

Other Activities

 

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.

 

The 24th Board of Governors and The 10th Expanded Board of Governors

The 24th Board of Governors and The 10th Expanded Board of Governors were held on January 15, 2014.