In Times of Crisis: U.S.-Japan Civil-Military Coordination for Disaster Relief Missions

October 28, 2008

Tokyo, Japan

Organized by the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis (IFPA)
Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University

Supported by the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership

Workshop Participants

Bhatia – Kearney
Kimura – Sano Hiroaki
Sano Shutaro – Yoshizaki
  • BHATIA – KEARNEY

    Ms. Samina BHATIA
    Project Research Fellow
    Japan Center for Conflict Prevention (JCCP)
    Mr. Tom DOLAN
    Special Project Advisor
    Civil-Military Relations
    Center of Excellence in Disaster Management &
    Humanitarian Assistance (COE-DMHA)
    Dr. Robert D. ELDRIDGE
    Associate Professor
    Osaka School of International Public Policy
    Osaka University
    Director, U.S.-Japan Alliance Affairs Division
    Center for International Security Studies and Policy
    Osaka University
    Ms. Ai GOTO
    Senior Officer Europe, Middle East and Africa Division
    The Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange Department
    The Japan Foundation
    Lt Gen (ret) W C "Chip" GREGSON, USMC
    WCG & Associates International, LLC
    Former Commander, Marine Corps Forces Pacific
    Mr. Brian GRZELKOWSKI
    Senior Policy Advisor
    Mercy Corps
    Lt. General Kazuya HAYASHI, JGSDF
    Director, Operation Department
    Joint Staff Office
    Japan Ground Self Defense Force
    Mr. Jeff HENSEL
    Humanitarian Assistance Advisor
    Military Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance
    U.S. Agency for International Development
    Colonel Jiro HIROE, JGSDF
    Chief
    International Policy Planning Section
    Policy and Programs Department
    Ground Staff Office
    Japan Ground Self- Defense Force
    Mr. Yoshiteru HORIE
    Secretary General
    Managing Director
    Association for Aid and Relief
    Japan (AAR JAPAN)
    Colonel Mitsuhiko HORIKIRI, JGSDF
    Chief
    International Cooperation Office
    2nd Operations Division (J-3)
    Joint Staff Office
    Japan Ground Self Defense Force
    Dr. Toshiya HOSHINO
    Professor
    Osaka School of International Public Policy
    Osaka University
    Major General Koichi ISOBE, JGSDF
    Vice Commanding General
    Central Readiness Force
    Japan Ground Self Defense Force
    Ms. Naoko IWASAKI
    Program Coordinator
    Japan Platform
    Lieutenant Colonel Brett JACKMAN, USMC
    Branch Head
    Capabilities and Requirements
    Marine Forces Pacific Command, G5
    Vice Admiral Hideaki KANEDA, JMSDF
    Senior Research Advisor
    Mitsubishi Research Institute
    Director
    Okazaki Institute Trustee
    Research Institute of Peace and Security
    Mr. Brendan KEARNEY
    Vice President Civil-Military Programs
    Global Relief Technologies
  • KIMURA – SANO Hiroaki

    Ms. Makiha KIMURA
    Intern
    Japan Center for Conflict Prevention (JCCP)
    Ms. Keiko KIYAMA
    Secretary General JEN
    Colonel Takahiko KUDO, JGSDF
    Director, PACC/PAMS Secretariat
    Plans and Coordination Office
    Ground Research and Development Command
    Japan Ground Self Defense Force
    Major Takeshi KUDO, JGSDF
    U.S.-Japan Coordinator
    International Policy Planning Section
    Policy and Programs Department Ground Staff
    Office Japan Ground Self Defense Force
    Ms. Megumi KUWANA, Ph.D.
    Chief, Operation Unit
    Japan Platform
    Mr. Sangmin “Simon” LEE
    Deputy Chief, Political-Military Affairs Unit
    Embassy of the United States of America in Japan
    Ms. Kate Stone LEGATES
    Humanitarian Assistance Adviso
    Military Operations Liaison Unit
    Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance
    U.S. Agency for International Development
    Colonel Mark C. LOSACK, USMC
    Chief of Staff 3D Marine Expeditionary Brigade (3D MEB)
    II Marine Expeditionary Force (III MEF)
    Marine Forces Pacific Command
    Mr. Kentaro MARUI
    Civilian, International Cooperation Office
    2nd Operations Division (J-3)
    Joint Staff Office
    Japan Ground Self Defense Force
    Ms. Sayaka MATSUMOTO
    Officer, International Relief Division
    International Department
    Japanese Red Cross
    Ms. Misaki MATSUURA
    Public Relations
    Japan Center for Conflict Prevention (JCCP)
    Ms. Emiko MIKAMI
    Emergency Operations Officer
    Save the Children Japan
    Major Daisuke NAGATANI, JGSDF
    Intelligence Officer
    Intelligence Department
    Central Readiness Force
    Japan Ground Self Defense Force
    Lt. Colonel Misa NAKAGAWA, JGSDF
    Planning Officer
    PACC/PAMS Secretariat
    Plans and Coordination Office
    Ground Research and Development Command
    Japan Ground Self Defense Force
    Major Koji NISHINO, JGSDF
    Researcher, Civil Affairs Group
    R&D Department
    Ground Research and Development Command
    Japan Ground Self Defense Force
    Mr. Hirofumi OHUE
    Vice-Secretary General
    Japan Center for Conflict Prevention (JCCP)
    Mr. Allan REED
    Counselor, International Development
    U.S. Agency for International Development
    Embassy of the United States of America in Japan
    Mr. Hiroaki SANO
    Deputy Director
    Overseas Disaster Assistance Division
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • SANO Shutaro – YOSHIZAKI

    Lt. Colonel Shutaro SANO, JGSDF
    Researcher, Office of the Commanding General
    R&D Department Ground Research and Development Command
    Japan Ground Self Defense Force
    Mr. James L. SCHOFF
    Associate Director of Asia-Pacific Studies
    Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis
    Ms. Kaoruko SEKI
    Special Assistant to the Police Commissioner
    United Nations Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste (UNMIT)
    United Nations
    Colonel Kazuyuki SHIGEMURA, JGSDF
    Chief, Civil Affairs Group
    R&D Department
    Ground Research and Development Command
    Japan Ground Self Defense Force
    Mr. Noriyuki SHIINA
    Program Coordinator, Operations Unit
    Japan Platform
    Captain Yohei SHIMIZU, JGSDF
    Operation Officer
    Plans & Operations and Training Division
    Central Readiness Force
    Japan Ground Self Defense Force
    Ms. Ayumi TAKITA
    Senior Officer
    Center for Global Partnership
    The Japan Foundation
    Mr. Hideshi TOKUCHI
    Director General
    Bureau of Operational Policy
    Ministry of Defense
    Mr. Rabih TORBAY
    Vice President,
    International Operations
    International Medical Corps
    Ms. Marina TRAVAYIAKIS
    Research Associate
    Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis
    Captain Hiroaki TSUDA, JGSDF
    Researcher
    Research Branch, IPCAT
    Central Readiness Force Japan
    Ground Self Defense Force
    Major Fujio UEDA, JGSDF
    Chief, Evaluation Section
    Evaluation Support Branch, IPCAT
    Central Readiness Force
    Japan Ground Self Defense Force
    Colonel Jeffrey S. WILTSE, USA
    Director
    Plans & Policy (J5)
    United States Forces Japan
    Lt. General Noboru YAMAGUCHI, JGSDF
    Commanding General
    Ground Research and Development Command
    Japan Ground Self Defense Force
    Ms. Rika YAMAMOTO
    Chief, Programming Unit
    Peace Winds Japan
    Lt. Colonel Yutaka YAMAMOTO, JGSDF
    Chief, CIMIC Section, CIMIC Division
    Central Readiness Force
    Japan Ground Self Defense Force
    Mr. Kanji YAMANOUCHI
    Director, First North America Division
    North American Affairs Bureau
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Dr. Tomonori YOSHIZAKI
    Professor and Chief
    5th Research Office, Research Department
    National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS)