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Photo (left to right): Hirotsugu Tersaaki, Director-General, Peace and Global Issues; Ramesh Jaura, Director General of INPS; Katsuhiro Asagiri, President of INPS Japan.

INPS-IDN visited Mr. Hirotsugu Terasaki,Director-General, Peace and Global Issues at SGI headquarters  in Tokyo to discuss media projects focusing on: Nuclear Disarmament and SDGs for All.

Photo (left to right): Ramesh Jaura, Katsuhiro Asagiri, Fumiyasu Akegawa, President of Devnet Japan, Jun Inoue Interpreter, Hidemitsu Sekiguchi, Program Coordinator.

INPS-IDN visited Mr. Fumiyasu Akegawa, President of Devnet Japan on November 29 to assess an ongoing media project between Devnet Japan and the Global Cooperation Council (GCC) in the second year. Ramesh Jaura, who is also executive president of GCC, exchanged views with Mr. Akegawa on newly launched Devnet Japan projects in Asia.

Photo (left to right): Katsuhiro Asagiri, President of INPS Japan; Ms. Shigako Koyama, Vice Chairperson; Ramesh Jaura, INPS Director-General; Ms. Akiko Otsuki, Chairperson; and Takaaki Ishida, President of Issatsu no kai

INPS-IDN visited Issatsu no kai, a Japanese NGO, dealing with gender empowerment for 50 years, at its office in Tokyo on November 29 to assess recent cooperation including FAWA convention in Singapore in September and the official visit of King and Queen of the Kingdom of Lesotho in November, co-organized by them. Both parties explored further cooperation in connection with Sustainable Development Goals, particularly the empowerment of women.

Photo: Collage of photos from the Banquet and their majesty's visit to Fukushima.

INPS-IDN made film documentary of the Banquet honouring King Letsie III and Queen Masenate Mohato Seeiso.

Co-organized by Japan Lesotho Friendship Association, NPO Issatsu no Kai, and Africa Development Association at Meguro Gajo-en on November 24, 2016.

Katsuiro Asagiri, president of INPS Japan also accompanied the Losotho delegation to film their majesties visit to disaster affected area of Soma City in Fukushima prefecture on November 26.

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Photo: Kazakh President Nazarbayev addressing Japan's Parliament. Credit: Official Site of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

INPS-IDN reporta Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev's visit to Japan from November 6-9 including his visit to Hiroshima that suffered U.S. atomic bombings along with Nagasaki 71 years ago.

President Nazarbayev who closed the former Nuclear weapon site of Semipalatinsk 25 years ago  became the first head of state to visit Hiroshima since the U.S. President Barack Obama's historic visit there in May 2016.

 Photo: The UN General Assembly Hall. Credit: Manuel Elias/UN.

INPS-IDN reports the landmark resolution adopted by the United Nations on October 27 for launching negotiations in 2017 on a legally binding treaty outlawing nuclear weapons. 

INPS-IDN documented the 60th anniversary event of Ozaki Memorial Foundation (Chairperson: Tadamori Oshima, house speaker of the House of Representatives) held at the Parliamentary Memorial Hall on October 28, 2016 with over 150 participants.

INPS-IDN visited Singapore to cover 22nd Convention of the Federation of Asian Women's Association (FAWA) September 28-October 1, 2016 in Singapore at the invitation of the Secretary General of Ozaki Yukio Memorial Foundation, Takaaki Ishida, who is also President of 'Issatsu no kai', a Japanese NGO.

INPS-IDN joined a group of participants from around the world in a one-day visit to Semey, Kurchatov and the former Soviet nuclear test site on August 31, 2016.



Photo: (left to right) Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev; President Nazarbayev; Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), Lassina Zerbo. Credit:

INPS-IDN reported on an international conference on 'Building a nuclear-weapon-free world' in Kazakh capital Astana on August 29 on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of closing the Soviet nuclear test site. The conference was as co-hosted by the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Parliamentarians for Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (PNND). The conference endorsed a 10-point Declaration titled: 'The Astana Vision: From a Radioactive Haze to a Nuclear-Weapon Free World'.

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