An initiative of the Abe Fellowship Program, the Abe Fellows Global Forum (Abe Global) is designed to bring Abe Fellow research and expertise on pressing issues of global concern to broader audiences. Abe Global will host several events each year in partnership with academic and civic organizations throughout the United States. This initiative is co-organized with the Social Science Research Council (SSRC).
Theme: Japan and the Leadership of the World Trading System
November 10 Columbia University, Center on Japanese Economy and Business and School of International Public Affairs
Theme: Confronting Climate Change: What Can Japan and the US Contribute to Creating Sustainable
October 18 Asia Society Texas Center in Houston
October 20 Stanford University, Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center
- Symposium Report
- Introductory video of the symposium
- The symposium was featured in the Japan Foundation's online publication "Wochi Kochi Magazine."
Speakers and associates at the Center for Global Partnership/Abe Fellowship Program 25th Anniversary Symposium (held at the Toranomon Hills Forum, November 15, 2016)
Gerald Curtis (Burgess Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Columbia University) "Preparing for an Uncertain Future"
Yukio Okamoto (President, Okamoto Associates) "Searching for a New Equilibrium of East Asia"