JIIA Webinar

The political impact of European military presence in the Indo-Pacific

Date/Time 8th November 2021,
17:00-18:30 (JST) = 9:00-10:30 (CET)
Venue Online via Zoom
Chair Prof. Ken Endo (Hokkaido University/JIIA)
Speaker Dr. Antoine Bondaz (FRS)
  Dr. phil. Alexandra Sakaki (SWP)
    Ms. Cleo Paskal (Chatham House)
Discussant   Prof. Michito Tsuruoka (Keio University)
Language English (with Japanese Simultaneous Interpretation)



The Essence of the Takeshima Island Issue and Flaws with the Korean Arguments About Takeshima

The Japan Information Center of the Japan Institute of International Affairs will be hosting a webinar titled “The Essence of the Takeshima Island Issue and Flaws with the Korean Arguments About Takeshima.”

Dr. Masao Shimojo, professor emeritus at Takushoku University and a visiting professor at the University of Shimane, based on his long years of research on the subject, will discuss the flaws in the Korean arguments that use old maps and archival materials to claim Korean sovereignty over Takeshima.

Date and time: November 2, 2021, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tokyo time

Further details will be provided in due course.

Please register from here

Joint Webinar

"International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction" Commemorative Webinar

Disaster Risk Reduction from Today into the Future: SDGs/Climate Change Perspectives and Japan's Leadership

Date/Time : October 19 (Tue), 2021, 5:00 - 6:30pm (JST)

Keynote speaker
  Mami MIZUTORI, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction and Head of UNDRR
  Kaoru NEMOTO, Director, UNIC Tokyo
  Mikio ISHIWATARI, Visiting Professor, The University of Tokyo
  Ibrahim UVAIS, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Maldives to Japan
  Kazuko KORI, Mayor, Sendai City (Miyagi Prefecture)
  Keiichi HARA, Deputy Assistant Minister/Deputy Director-General for Global Issues, MOFA

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Considering the 21st Century from the Perspective of 20th Century East Asian History

Sunday, July 18, 13:00-17:30 (Tokyo time)

【Keynote Speaker】
Dr. Akihiko Tanaka
(President of GRIPS/Senior Research Fellow, JIIA)


  • ・Professor Yuichi Hosoya
    (Keio University/Senior Research Fellow, JIIA)
  • ・Professor Shin Kawashima (University of Tokyo)
  • ・Professor Ayame Suzuki (Doshisha University)

Japanese (with English simultaneous interpretation)

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Strategic Annual Report / Tokyo Global Dialogue

【Strategic Annual Report 2020】


【The 2nd Tokyo Global Dialogue】

February 25-27, 2021 (JST), Live Online

 [Common Theme]

The Indo-Pacific of Today and Tomorrow:
Transformation of the Strategic Landscape and International Response

    Greeting from Hirofumi Tosaki, New Director of the Center for Disarmament, Science and Technology, The Japan Institute of International Affairs


    The Delhi Policy Group (DPG) and the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) held the 3rd India-Japan Indo-Pacific Forum (The 6th India-Japan Track 1.5 Dialogue) virtually on November 18, 2020 after which a Joint Statement was released.   Joint Statement (PDF)

    Latest Research