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  • 2 Oct 2020 06:00

    Timor-Leste’s youth leave or get left behind

    Young people make up most of the country’s unemployed, sending many overseas, while needed skills go unmet at home.

  • 1 Oct 2020 11:00

    Smart China choices

    Australia’s relationship with China is unavoidably asymmetric. That shouldn’t stop Australia finding a competitive edge.

  • 1 Oct 2020 07:00

    In Bangladesh, Covid adds to a list of maladies

    A stalling economy, climate challenges, a refugee crisis, and now a spat with Saudi Arabia make for troubling times.

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People | experts Akiko Fukushima
Nonresident Fellow
Lowy Institute
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Areas of ExpertiseJapan's foreign policy; Australia-Japan relations; Japanese foreign aid

Professor Akiko Fukushima is a Research Fellow at the Asia International Centre and a Senior Fellow at the Tokyo Foundation. She has a Master’s degree in International Economy and International Relations from: Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University and a PhD in International Public Policy from Osaka University. She has previously held roles as Director of Policy Studies at the National Institute for Research Advancement (NIRA) and as Senior Fellow at the Japan Foundation. She is a member of the International Advisory Board of the EU-Asia Centre in Brussels and co-editor of Global Governance magazine. She has also been a visiting professor at the University of British Columbia and is a member of Prime Minister Abe’s Advisory Panel on National Security and Defence Capabilities.