Category: Nuclear Nonproliferation

CNIC Statement: Retract the Approval of the Rokkasho Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Facility “Draft Review” – The Government should implement a fundamental rethink of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Policy

Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center Statement, May 13, 2020 On May 13, 2020, the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) approved the “Draft Review” that considers the Japan Nuclear Fuel Ltd. (JNF) Rokkasho Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Facility...

Report on Third ‘Plutonium Delegation’ to US: An historic moment~ US-DPRK negotiations, extension of the US-Japan Nuclear Agreement and Japan’s plutonium stockpile

From June 24-27 CNIC, together with New Diplomacy Initiative, organized a delegation of Diet Members to visit the United States in order to discuss Japan’s plutonium policy with US Congress Members and officials. This...

Report: Japanese Delegation visits US to discuss plutonium stockpile and US-Japan 123 Agreement

From September 10 through 15, CNIC, together with Tokyo-based think tank New Diplomacy Initiative, organized a delegation of Diet Members and experts to visit the United States in order to draw attention to the...

PuPo 2017 Presentations

 Please see speakers profiles here Click on the names of speakers below to see their presentation/materials More will be added as they become available DAY 1: 23 February (Thurs) 10.00-10.10 Welcome Speech (Koichi Hasegawa)...

The US controversy over the possible adoption of “no-first-use” nuclear weapons policy — What is Japan’s involvement?

About the beginning of July 2016, the media began to report that the Obama administration is weighing the adoption of a “no-first-use” policy of nuclear weapons, which would limit the use of nuclear arsenals...