Visit to New York by Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Fumio Kishida

September 18, 2013

  1. 1.If circumstances allow, Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Fumio Kishida will visit New York from September 23 to 28 to attend international conferences and other events that will be held in conjunction with the 68th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

    2.During his stay, Minister Kishida is scheduled to attend bilateral foreign ministers’ meetings and various international conferences, and to exchange views with foreign ministers and other officials from various countries.

    (Reference) Itinerary of Minister Kishida’s Visit

    September 23 Depart Narita, arrive New York
    Equal Futures Partnership Meeting
    24 7th Foreign Ministers’ Meeting of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative (NPDI)
    Side event on Preventing Sexual Violence Initiatives in Conflicts
    25 Side event on post-2015 development goals and health
    G8 Deauville Partnership (DP) ministerial-level meeting
    Reception hosted by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife
    26 G4 Foreign Ministers’ meeting on UN Security Council Reform
    High-Level Meeting on the Sahel region
    UN General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Nuclear Disarmament
    27 8th Conference on Facilitating the Entry into Force of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT)
    Japan-CARICOM (Caribbean Community) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
    Depart New York
    28 Arrive Narita

(* The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of the issue of the original press release in Japanese.)