coverJapan's Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Policy

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Part I. Overview

Chapter 1. Overview
  Section 1. Significance and history of disarmament and non-proliferation
  Section 2. Circumstances surrounding disarmament and non-proliferation
  Section 3. International regime for disarmament and non-proliferation
  Section 4. Japan's basic stance and efforts
Chapter 2. Nuclear disarmament and Non-proliferation
Chapter 3. Chemical and Biological Weapons
Chapter 4. Conventional Arms

Part II. Regional non-proliferation issues and Japan's efforts

Chapter 1. North Korea
Chapter 2. Middle East
Chapter 3. India and Pakistan

Part III. Nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation

Chapter 1. The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)
  Section 1. Overview of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT)
  Section 2. Progress in the international nuclear non-proliferation regime
  Section 3. The 2005 NTP Review Conference Process
Chapter 2. IAEA Safeguards System
  Section 1. Overview of the IAEA safeguards system
  Section 2. Strengthening of the safeguards and additional protocols
  Section 3. Efforts of Japan
Chapter 3. Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)
  Section 1. Overview of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)
  Section 2. Toward an early entry-into-force of the CTBT
  Section 3. Japan's efforts to facilitate the entry into force of the CTBT
Chapter 4. The Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty (Cut-off Treaty)
  Section 1. Overview of the Cut-off Treaty and its significance
  Section 2. Background
  Section 3. Basic stance of Japan
  Section 4. Japan's diplomatic efforts for the commencement of negotiations on the Cut-off Treaty
Chapter 5. Denuclearization cooperation for countries in the former Soviet Union
  Section 1. Overview
  Section 2. G8 Global Partnership
  Section 3. Assistance of Japan for denuclearization of Russia
  (e.g."Star of Hope")
  Section 4. Other assistance by Japan for denuclearization
Reference: Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones
  Section 1. Overview
  Section 2. Japan's stance
  Section 3. Nuclear-weapon-free zone treaties concluded to date
  Section 4. Planned and proposed Nuclear-Weapon-Free-Zones
  Section 5. Demilitarization of the Antarctic, the seabed, outer space, and the moon

Part IV. Chemical and Biological Weapons

Chapter 1. Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC)
  Section 1. Overview
  Section 2. Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)
  Section 3. Abandoned Chemical Weapons in China
  Section 4. Destruction of old chemical weapons of the former Japanese arm in Japan
Chapter 2. Biological Weapons Convention (BWC)
  Section 1. Overview
  Section 2. Efforts for strengthening the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC)

Part V. Conventional Arms

Chapter 1. Small arms and light weapons
  Section 1. Background
  Section 2. United Nations' efforts
  Section 3. UN First Biennial Meeting of States on Small Arms
  Section 4. Japan's efforts
Chapter2. Landmines
  Section 1. Present status of landmine issue
  Section 2. Efforts of the international community
  Section 3. Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and On Their Destruction (Ottawa Convention)
  Section 4. Japan's efforts
Chapter 3. Convention on Prohibition or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects (CCW)
  Section 1. Overview of the Convention
  Section 2. Recent situation (efforts to deal with explosive remnants of war and anti-vehicle mines)
Chapter 4. UN Register of Conventional Arms
  Section 1. Background and overview
  Section 2. Japan's policy
Chapter 5. Circumstances of other conventional arms
  Section 1. Cluster bombs
  Section 2. Depleted uranium munitions

Part VI. Non-Proliferation Regimes

Chapter 1. Export control regimes
  Section 1. Overview and present status of export control regimes
  Section 2. Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and Zangger Committee
  Section 3. Australia Group (AG)
  Section 4. Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)
  Section 5. Wassenaar Arrangement (WA)
Chapter 2. Non-proliferation of missiles
  Section 1. Present status of issue of missile proliferation
  Section 2. Hague Code of Conduct
  Section 3. Japan's efforts
Chapter 3. Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI)
  Section 1. Background of its establishment and overview
  Section 2. Past movements
  Section 3. Japan's efforts
Chapter 4. Man-Portable Air Defense Systems (MANPADS)
  Section 1. Background and present status
  Section 2. Efforts of international community and Japan

Part VII. International and Regional Efforts

Chapter 1. Efforts at the United Nations
  Section 1. Discussion at the United Nations
  Section 2. The First Committee of the General Assembly and the UN Disarmament Commission
  Section 3. The United Nations Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters
  Section 4. The United Nations Conference on Disarmament Issues
  Section 5. The United Nations Experts' Panel on Missiles
Chapter 2. Efforts at the Conference on Disarmament (CD)
  Section 1. Overview
  Section 2. The stalemate at the Conference on Disarmament (CD) and efforts to break the deadlock
Chapter 3. Efforts at the G8
Chapter 4. Regional efforts
  Section 1. Efforts in regional frameworks
  Section 2. Asian Senior-level Talks on Non-Proliferation (ASTOP)

Part VIII. The Role of Civil Society

Chapter 1. Overview
Chapter 2. Holding of symposia and workshops
Chapter 3. Dialogue and cooperation with NGOs
Chapter 4. Disarmament and education

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