SWP(Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik)
KAS(Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung) and RIPS(Research Institute for Peace and Security)
"Trump, China and the implications for Japan and East Asia The Berlin Roundtable and Symposium"
Public Symposium on East Asian Security and Japan
RIPS’ research is centered on current security issues, and the results of that research are published in Policy Perspectives, in other outside publications, and on the RIPS home page. RIPS also engages in research commissioned by such offices as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defense.
1. Monthly Seminars
RIPS holds monthly seminars for students, scholars, and government and defense sector officials, with guest speakers on Asia Pacific security issues.
２. RIPS Spring and Autumn Seminars
RIPS also holds spring and autumn seminars for a larger audience, with expert speakers and panelists on current international and security issues.
3. Security Studies Fellowship Program
RIPS hosts a two-year fellowship program, with grant of the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership, which supports young scholars and researchers studying international security.
4. International Activities
RIPS organizes international conferences and symposia covering such topics as the Japan-U.S. alliance, maritime security, Japan-U.S.-Vietnam cooperation, and Japan-South Korea relations.
RIPS is grateful for the generous support of individuals, businesses, and private foundations, both in Japan and abroad. RIPS welcomes all donations and other forms of financial assistance to help maintain its office management and research projects. For information, please contact RIPS at