"'Human touch' key to U.S.-Japan ties: Lessons from Tom Foley and other key figures" by James Gannon in the Asahi Shimbun (April 23, 2015)
"Caregiver trainee program coming up short, but options on table also daunting" JCIE's Toshihiro Menju in the Japan Times
"Invite foreign interns to settle in Japan, think tank says" Japan Times cites JCIE's Toshihiro Menju (October 29, 2014)
"International Philanthropy and Disasters in Developed Countries: The US Response to Japan's 3.11 Disaster" By James Gannon (July 2014)
"East Asia Regional Cooperation on Global Health" By Susan Hubbard in CFR's Asia Unbound blog (June 30, 2014)
"Celebrating Community Health Workers: A Look Back To 2013" By Maya Wedemeyer (JCIE) and Sarah Zimmerman (April 12, 2014)
"Help From Abroad" JCIE's Toshihiro Menju on NHK World's Newsline (April 11, 2014)
The result of a two-year study to assess the track record of international partnerships on the 3/11 response, how each side perceived the other, and what can be done to improve international NGO partnerships.
The breadth of the US philanthropic response was extraordinary, and it demonstrates the depth of the grassroots ties linking the two countries.
The second report from a collaborative research project with the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) on alliance-based approaches to humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) operations in the region.
Toshihiro Menju explores the shifts in Japan's discourse on immigration issues and the role civil society will need to play in the future.
Monthly updates on Japan's disaster recovery, highlighting media articles, reports, and events from around the world.