Global Initiatives

The JICPA has been one of the key members of the following organizations and has contributed to the development of the accountancy profession worldwide. JICPA has representatives on many boards and committees of the following organizations.


The JICPA is a founding member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). The JICPA is committed to assist IFAC activities and provide input into exposure drafts and other pronouncements published by IFAC.

IFRS Foundation and IASB

The JICPA contributes to various activities conducted by International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), including the fund raising and development of International Accounting Standards (IASs), presently known as International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs). The IASB Technical Committee of the JICPA is the body to consider exposure drafts and other materials published by the IASB to contribute to the development of a single set of high quality global accounting standards.


As one of the founding and key executive members of the Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA), the JICPA has been instrumental in CAPA activities to develop and enhance the accountancy profession in the Asia-Pacific region.


The JICPA is a founding member of the Global Accounting Alliance (GAA). GAA is an alliance of 10 leading professional accountancy bodies in significant capital markets, brought together to promote quality services, share information and collaborate on important international issues.


As an associate member of ASEAN Federation of Accountants (AFA), the JICPA shares AFA's mission to developing and promoting the accountancy profession in the Southeast Asia region in support of the region's socio-economic enhancement.

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