With the rise of China, mounting hybrid security tensions in the Asia-Pacific region, and the increasingly widening North Korean missile and nuclear programme, the case for Japan to develop a comprehensive policy and institution for Strategic Communications seems self-evident.

During this event experts discussed Japan's approach to Strategic Communications, what is the role of Public Diplomacy in this approach and what challenges it is currently facing.


  • Ms Kyoko Kuwahara, Research Fellow at the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA)\
  • Ms Nancy Snow, Professor of Public Diplomacy at Kyoto University of Foreign Studies in Japan

Moderated by Linda Curika, Communications Officer, NATO StratCom COE. 

Watch it here.