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Recent International Dialogues

Japan-East Asia Dialogue

Japan-East Asia Dialoguenews

The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ), under the co-sponsorship by East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore(EAI), International Relations Department, University of Indonesia and The Japan Forum on International Relations (JFIR) organized Japan-East Asia Dialogue on December 10, 2015 in Tokyo ... more

The Japan-China Dialogue

The Japan-China Dialogue

The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ), under the co-sponsorship by China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR), organized the Japan-China Dialogue on September 3, 2015 in Tokyo ... more

Central Asia + Japan Symposium

Central Asia + Japan Symposium

The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ), under the co-sponsorship by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Graduate Program on Human Security, The University of Tokyo and The Japan Times, organized the Central Asia + Japan Symposium on March 27, 2015 in Tokyo. ... more

Greeting

2016

February 1new
The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ) E-Letter
1 February 2016, Vol. 9, No. 1
January 21
Study Tour to Laos and Thailand by Shimada sonjuku

2015

December 25
The Japan-China Dialogue
■Conference Papers
December 18
The presence of U.S. and Russia lent weight to G20
December 1
The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ) E-Letter
1 December 2015, Vol. 8, No. 6
November 4
Prime Minister ABE Should Retract His Pledge to Mark "A Departure from the Post-war Regime"
October 1
The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ) E-Letter
1 October 2015, Vol. 8, No. 5
September 9
The Japan-China Dialogue
■Outline of the Dialogue
■Conference Papers
September 2
Greece and Korea – Analogy of the two peninsulas
July 31
The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ) E-Letter
1 August 2015, Vol. 8, No. 4
July 22
The Second Japan-GUAM Dialogue
■Conference Papers
■Media Exposure
June 29
Does the US Assume Japan and China Agree to Reshelf the Senkaku Issue?
June 1
The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ) E-Letter
1 June 2015, Vol. 8, No. 3
April 27
Inherent Difficulties of Standing in "Middle of the Road"
April 14
Central Asia + Japan Symposium
■Conference Papers
■Media Exposure
April 1
The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ) E-Letter
1 April 2015, Vol. 8, No. 2
March 11
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

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

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SHIMADA Haruo

Academic Governor of GFJ new
SHIMADA Haruo

We, members of SHIMADA sonjuku visited Laos, formally, Lao PDR (People’s Democratic Republic), and Thailand, formally, Kingdom of Thailand, for 6 days from November 19 to 24 ... 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.