Nov 21, 2015

Japan gains observer status ahead of return to UNSC

Japanese representatives began attending U.N. Security Council meetings Friday, the first day of Japan’s observer status eligibility six weeks ahead of its record 11th term as a non-permanent member. Deputy Ambassador Yoshifumi Okamura was among those who sat in on the day’s addresses by ...

Japanese envoy presses for UNSC entry

Jun 3, 2015

Japanese envoy presses for UNSC entry

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Japanese Ambassador to the U.N. Motohide Yoshikawa has underscored the need for Japan to be a permanent member of the Security Council, saying it was “logical” as a key financial contributor. As Japan and other countries debate revamping the global organization’s most powerful body, ...