Web Resource: Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA)

Japan Institute of International Affairs


Founded in 1959, The JAPAN INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS is Japan’s foremost center for producing and disseminating ideas on international relations. As an academically independent institution affiliated with the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Institute is a source of authoritative interpretations of Japanese foreign policy. Building on its work of publication, international scholarly collaboration and policy recommendation, the Institute is a forum for informed public debate.

Site contents:

* About Us (History and Mission, Trustees, Funding, Membership)
* People
* Commentary

AJISS Commentary seeks to inform world opinion of Japanese ideas on Japan and international affairs. AJISS-Commentary is an occasional op-ed type publication of The Association of Japanese Institutes of Strategic Studies (AJISS) consisting of three leading Japanese think tanks: Institute for International Policy Studies (IIPS), The Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA), and Research Institute for Peace and Security (RIPS). The commentary is available on this website [free access to an abstract + text in PDF format] and through free subscription.

* Forum
* Research

JIIA is engaged in a variety of research on international political and security issues. -grand strategy, nuclear non-proliferation, regional integration, terrorism, energy, a host of bilateral relations and others. Our research emphasizes policy analysis and recommendation as well as the dissemination of information to stimulate informed public debate. Research findings are presented in reports and publications, and in public fora including the media.

* Conference
* Publication [Details of Publications in English, Publications in Japanese]
* Membership
* Centers (Center for the Promotion of Disarmament Non-Proliferation (CPDNP), Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP), Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC))
* Contact Us
* Directions

URL:  http://www.jiia.or.jp/en/

About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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