Video On Demand

Prospects for U.S.–Japan Cooperation in Development

July 23, 2012 • 8:00 – 10:30 pm EDT

Part of the Chevron Forum on Development

As Japan’s comprehensive development agency, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has a mandate to promote peace, stability, and prosperity in developing countries. CSIS is pleased to host Dr. Akihiko Tanaka, the new president of JICA, on July 23. 

Dr. Tanaka will deliver remarks on his vision for JICA in the years ahead, including the opportunities of continued partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) on food security, global health, and public-private partnerships in Africa. Additionally, Dr. Tanaka will discuss JICA’s engagement on geopolitical priorities including China, Afghanistan, and Myanmar.  

Please join us for Dr. Akihiko Tanaka’s first public address in Washington since taking his new leadership role at JICA. A cocktail reception in Dr. Tanaka’s honor will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., following the public forum.


Dr. Akihiko Tanaka
President, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Moderated by:

Dr. Michael J. Green
Senior Adviser and Japan Chair, CSIS
Associate Professor, Georgetown University

Closing Remarks by:

Dr. John J. Hamre
President and CEO, CSIS

If you would like to RSVP and have not already done so, please email  

Daniel F. Runde
Senior Vice President; William A. Schreyer Chair; Director, Project on Prosperity and Development