Japan's Security Policy
 

April 6, 2016

Basic Policies

While firmly following the path of a peace-loving nation, Japan, as a major player in the international community, will put the policy of “Proactive Contribution to Peace” into practice as well as work closely with the countries concerned including the United States.

Changes in the environment surrounding Japan

Expansion and diffusion of threatsExpectations toward Japan’s role; the “UN forces”

Current global challenges

In today’s world, no country can secure its own peace and security only by itself
(The growing importance of partnerships with allies and like-minded countries as well as the UN collective security measures)

Japan’s basic policy

Under the policy of “Proactive Contribution to Peace” based on the principle of international cooperation, Japan will contribute even more proactively in securing peace, stability and prosperity of the international community while achieving its own security as well as peace and stability in the region.

  • Firmly follow the path of a peace-loving nation
  • Continue to be a major player in the international politics and economy
  • Coordinate closely with other countries including the United States