Press Briefings (Reports)

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For foreign journalists, FPCJ holds press briefings on important topics that help them understand the current Japan. This page shows past briefings.

Check Press Briefings (Notices), which has information sent to journalists prior to the briefing.

Archive

September 15, 2017

Video Report: Latest Statistical Look at the Elderly in Japan 2017 (Mr. Shuji Saeki, Director-General of the Statistical Survey Dept., Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications)

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August 22, 2017

Video Report: Aiming for 30% Decrease in Suicide Rate–Revising Suicide Prevention Guidelines for the First Time in 5 Years (Mr. Yutaka Motohashi, Japan Support Center for Suicide Countermeasures)

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August 9, 2017

Video Report: Preventing Nuclear Terrorism and Japan’s Contribution (Mr. Yosuke Naoi, Director, Integrated Support Center for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security (ISCN))

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July 18, 2017

Video Report: Scientific Basis for Defining Seniors as 75 or Older (Dr. Yasuyoshi OUCHI, M.D., Ph.D, President of Toranomon Hospital)

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July 13, 2017

Video Report: The Fate of the West, and the implications for Japan (Mr. Bill Emmott, Former Editor in Chief of The Economist)

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June 28, 2017

Video Report: Super-Solo Society—Changing Japanese Views on Marriage (Mr. Kazuhisa Arakawa, Hakuhodo Solo Activity Men Research Project Leader)

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June 23, 2017

Video Report: Outlook for Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly Election and Domestic Politics (Dr. Yu UCHIYAMA, Professor, The University of Tokyo)

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June 21, 2017

Video Report: Japan’s Cybersecurity Strategy—Preparing for Tokyo 2020 (Ms. Mihoko Matsubara, Chief Security Officer Japan, Palo Alto Networks K.K.)

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June 7, 2017

Video Report: The Future of Retinal Regeneration Using IPS Cells (Masayo Takahashi M.D., Ph.D., Project Leader, Laboratory for Retinal Regeneration, RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology)

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June 1, 2017

Video Report: Basic Policies for 2017 – Increasing Productivity Through Investing in Human Resources:Dr. Motoshige Itoh, Professor Emeritus (The University of Tokyo), Professor (Gakushuin University)

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May 26, 2017

Report: Future of Delivery Industry Reforms ( Mr. Ryoichi Kakui, Chief Executive Officer, e-LogiT Co., Ltd.)

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May 15, 2017

Video Report: South Korean Presidential Election and Japan-ROK Relations (Mr. Hideki Okuzono, Associate Professor, University of Shizuoka)

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May 12, 2017

Video Report: Action Plan for the Realization of Work Style Reform (Mr. Katsunobu KATO, Minister for Working-style Reform)

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May 10, 2017

Video Report: Child Poverty—Problems and Initiatives (Mr. Hayato Hanaoka, Project Coordinator, The Nippon Foundation)

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April 25, 2017

Video Report: 2017 White Paper on Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in Japan (Ms. Tomoko INA, Director, SME Agency Business Environment Dept. Research Office)

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April 24, 2017

Video Report: Population Projections for Japan (2017 Projections)—Revelations from the Latest Data(Dr. Futoshi Ishii, Director, National Institute of Population and Social Security Research, Department of Population Dynamics Research)

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April 14, 2017

Video Report: The Latest Economic Assessment of Japan -OECD’s Economic Survey of Japan 2017- ( Mr. Randall Jones, Head of the Japan and Korea Desk, Economics Department, OECD)

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April 13, 2017

Video Report: Lifting Ban on Integrated Resorts Including Casinos (Dr. Ichiro Tanioka, President of Osaka University of Commerce)

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March 27, 2017

Video Report: Situation of the Korean Peninsula and Japan (Dr. Narushige MICHISHITA, Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies(GRIPS))

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March 15, 2017

Video Report: Accepting Foreign Residents–Issues and Japan’s Choice (Mr. Saburo Takizawa, Chairman of the Board of the Japan Association for UNHCR)

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March 9, 2017

Video Report: Health of Fukushima Residents, Six Years After the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident

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March 2, 2017

Video Report: Decommissioning of and Measures for Contaminated Water at Fukushima Daiichi NPS (ANRE & TEPCO senior executives)

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February 22, 2017

Video Report: Recovery from Great East Japan Earthquake (Mr. Masahiro IMAMURA, Minister for Reconstruction)

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February 15, 2017

Video Report: Earthquakes and Volcanic Activity in Japan (Prof. Naoshi Hirata, University of Tokyo Earthquake Research Institute, and Head of Earthquake Research Institute Prediction Research Center)

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February 8, 2017

Video report: Energy in Japan—Outlook and Issues (Dr. Takeo Kikkawa, Professor, Tokyo University of Science Graduate School of Innovation Studies)

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February 2, 2017

Video Report: Humanoid Robots and the Society of the Future (Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University)

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January 27, 2017

Video Report: Japan’s Economic Partnership Strategy in 2017 (Prof. Yorizumi Watanabe, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University)

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January 17, 2017

Video report: Outlook for Japanese Foreign Policy in 2017 (Dr. Ken Jimbo, Keio University Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Management)

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January 13, 2017

Video Report: The Japanese Economy in 2017 (Mr. Masaaki Kanno, Managing Director, JP Morgan Securities Japan Co., Ltd.)

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January 11, 2017

Video: report: Japanese Politics in 2017 (Prof. Harukata Takenaka, The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)

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