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Japan submits recommendation for Sado mine UNESCO listing

Tokyo, Sept. 30 (Jiji Press)–The Japanese government has submitted a provisional recommendation form to UNESCO for the designation of the Sado gold mine site in Niigata Prefecture, central Japan, as a World Cultural Heritage site.     If no problem is found, the government will resubmit it as a formal recommendation.     “We will bolster our cooperation with Niigata Prefecture, the city of Sado and….Read more

  • September 30, 2022
  • , Jiji Press , 4:05 p.m.
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Japan’s prime minister fails to grab diplomatic spotlight at U.N. General Assembly

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida actively engaged in diplomacy during his recent trip to New York, seeking to halt the decline in his Cabinet’s approval rating by utilizing his strengths in foreign relations, but ultimately he failed to grab the spotlight.   “I expressed Japan’s determination to realize the principles of the United Nations in my address at the U.N. general….Read more

  • September 26, 2022
  • , The Japan News
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Japan, Germany, Brazil, India discuss UN Security Council reform

NHK reported that Japan, Germany, Brazil, and India, which aspire to become permanent members of the UN Security Council, held a meeting of their foreign ministers on Thursday in New York. The broadcaster said the participants shared the view that the foundation of the international order has been shaken due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and discussed efforts to achieve….Read more

  • September 23, 2022
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Editorial: Make efforts to restore functions of Security Council

There has never been a time when the raison d’etre of the United Nations has been questioned as it is now. Japan should take the lead in efforts to restore the international order.   Speeches at the U.N. General Assembly session have begun. This is the first in-person meeting of the General Assembly in three years. The U.N. Charter states….Read more

  • September 22, 2022
  • , The Japan News
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Kishida stresses need for UN reform 

All national dailies reported extensively on Prime Minister Kishida’s address to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday in which he urged the world to reaffirm the importance of the rules-based international order amid the ongoing war in Ukraine and criticized Russia for threatening to use nuclear weapons in the conflict. Kishida also said that taking specific actions to reform the….Read more

  • September 22, 2022
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PM Kishida calls for start of talks on UN Security Council reform

All networks reported at noon on a speech delivered by Prime Minister Kishida before the UN General Assembly in New York on Wednesday, highlighting his call for the start of negotiations to reform the UN Security Council. NHK said that at the outset of his speech, the premier pointed out that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has shaken the foundation of….Read more

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PM Kishida delays U.S. visit to deal with typhoon damage

Tuesday’s Mainichi and Nikkei reported that Prime Minister Kishida has postponed his departure for the United States scheduled for yesterday to today to respond to the damage caused by Typhoon Nanmadol in many parts of Japan. NHK said the premier is expected to depart Haneda for New York as early as this morning after confirming the damage.   Meanwhile, Sunday’s….Read more

  • September 20, 2022
  • , Mainichi, Nikkei
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Kishida to attend UN General Assembly in NY next week

All national dailies wrote that LDP Deputy Secretary General Kajiyama told reporters on Tuesday that Prime Minister Kishida told an LDP executive meeting on Tuesday that he is planning to attend the UN General Assembly in New York next week. According to informed sources, Kishida is planning to visit New York on Sept. 19-23 to deliver a speech at the….Read more

  • September 14, 2022
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Kishida, Hayashi to visit U.S. for UN General Assembly

Sankei reported on the disclosure by Foreign Minister Hayashi this morning that he and Prime Minister Kishida will attend the UN General Assembly conference in New York later this month. “The trip will present us with a meaningful opportunity to not only disseminate our positions on issues confronting the global community but also highlight the role of the United Nations….Read more

  • September 13, 2022
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PM Kishida to attend UN General Assembly in New York 

Nikkei reported that Prime Minister Kishida is making arrangements to attend the UN General Assembly in New York in late September. The paper said Kishida plans to deliver a speech at the General Debate Session, which will be held in person for the first time in three years, and use it as a diplomatic stage. The premier will also seek….Read more

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