JIIA is a private, nonprofit research organization founded through the initiative of former Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida. In 1960, JIIA received accreditation as a foundation from the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since its foundation, the institute has been guided by these goals: to foster the scientific study of international politics, economics and law; to provide the means for examining and researching international affairs; to promote the exchange of information, knowledge and views on international affairs; to encourage research on international affairs at universities in Japan; and to promote exchanges with universities and research institutes in other countries.
- 3rd Floor Toranomon Mitsui Building, 3-8-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyodaku, Tokyo, Japan 100-0013
- Eastern Asia
Areas of focus
Founder gender: All male
Leader gender: N/A Leader(s) (2022): Tomiko ICHIKAWA "Director General"
Leader gender: Female Leader(s) (2021): Kenichiro Sasae
Leader gender: Male
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
Notes: Limited staff information