Diplomatic Bluebook 1995

Expectations of Japanese Diplomacy Toward the Creation of a New Era



Chapter I. The International Community in 1994

(1) Overview
(2) Regional Conflicts
(a) Rwanda
(b) The Former Yugoslavia
(c) Haiti
(d) The Middle East Peace Process
(3) North Korea's Suspected Development of Nuclear Weapons
(4) Development of Multilateral Cooperation
(a) The Role of the United Nations
(b) Trilateral Cooperation among Japan, the United States, and Europe
(c) Cooperation with Developing Countries
(5) Asia-Pacific Regional Cooperation
(a) APEC
(b) The ASEAN Regional Forum
(6) Japan-U.S. Relations
(a) Japan-U.S. Friendship
(b) Japan-U.S. Economic Relations
(c) Common Agenda for Cooperation in Global Perspective
(d) Prospects for 1995

Chapter II. The International Situation and Japan's Foreign Policy

Part 1: Politics and Security

(1) Ensuring Japan's Security
(a) Japan-U.S. Security Arrangements
(b) Improvement of Japan's Defense Capability
(c) Diplomatic Efforts to Ensure International Peace and Security
(2) A Comprehensive Approach to Regional Conflicts
(a) Conflict Prevention
(b) Political Settlements
(c) Ceasefires and Election Monitoring
(d) Dealing with Humanitarian Problems
(e) Reconstruction and Development Assistance
(3) Promoting Arms Control and Disarmament and Strengthening the Non-Proliferation Regime
(a) Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Nuclear Disarmament Efforts
(b) The Ban on Other Weapons of Mass Destruction
(c) Conventional Weapons Transfers
(d) The Smuggling of Nuclear Materials
(e) Strengthening Export Controls

Part 2: The International Economy

(1) Ensuring Sustainable Growth of the World Economy and Japan's Role
(a) The WTO Agreement
(b) The Unemployment Problem
(c) New Policy Issues
(d) Regional Integration and Regional Cooperation Movements
(e) Bilateral Consultations
(f) Energy Issues
(g) Fishery Issues
(h) Japan's Policy Initiatives
(2) Support for Developing Countries and Countries in Transition
(a) Tackling the Issues of Development
(b) Support from the International Community for Countries in Transition
(c) Official Development Assistance

Part 3: Global Issues and International Exchanges

(1) The Environment
(a) The Efforts of the International Community
(b) Japan's Contribution
(2) Population and AIDS
(a) Population
(b) AIDS
(3) Human Rights and Humanitarian Issues
(a) Human Rights Issues
(b) Humanitarian Problems
(4) Drugs and Terrorism
(a) The Drug Problem
(b) The Problem of Terrorism
(5) International Cultural Exchanges
(a) Promoting Mutual Understanding
(b) Promotion of International Cultural Cooperation
(c) Roundtable Discussions on International Cultural Exchanges
(6) Cooperation in Science and Technology
(a) International Relations and Science and Technology
(b) Bilateral and Multilateral Cooperation in Science and Technology

Chapter III. Regional Developments

(1) North America
(2) Europe
(a) European Integration
(b) European Economic Recovery and Prospects
(c) Developments in Former Socialist Countries in Central and Eastern Europe
(d) Searching for a New Security Order in Europe
(3) Russia and the New Independent States
(a) Russia
(b) The New Independent States
(4) Asia and the Pacific
(a) China and Neighboring Countries and Territories
(b) The Korean Peninsula
(c) Southeast Asia
(d) Southwest Asia
(e) Oceania
(5) Latin America
(6) The Middle East
(7) Africa

Chapter IV. Foreign Policy Systems

(1) The System for Implementing Foreign Policy
(a) The Need to Strengthen the System for Implementing Foreign Policy
(b) Efforts to Improve Organization, Personnel, and Budget
(2) Consular Functions
(a) Overseas Travel by Japanese and the Protection of Japanese Abroad
(b) Generational Changes in Japanese Communities Overseas
(c) Foreigners in Japan
(3) Foreign Policy and Public Opinion

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