Seminar on the Promotion of Accession to the International Counter-Terrorism Conventions and Protocols
January 24, 2006
- The Seminar on the Promotion of Accession to the International Counter-Terrorism Conventions and Protocols for the Asia-Pacific countries will be held in Tokyo from January 25 (Wed) to 27 (Fri).
- The Seminar will be attended by government experts from the ASEAN countries, Timor-Leste, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Australia and the United States in charge of the International Counter-Terrorism Conventions and Protocols and domestic legislative procedures related to them in their countries. From Japan, Mr. Kiyohiko Toyama, Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, and the officials in charge at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Justice will attend. Mr. Toyama will deliver opening remarks. Also attending the Seminar will be specialists from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations Asia and Far East Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders (UNAFEI).
- The upcoming seminar is the third of its kind (the previous one was held in the last fiscal year) and is aimed at supporting the efforts of the Asia-Pacific countries through introducing the legal structures and experiences of Japan and other countries and also the efforts of the international organizations concerned to promote accession by the Asia-Pacific countries to the International Counter-Terrorism Conventions and Protocols.
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