/ Feb 6, 2015

Limiting the Security Council's veto power


In the lead-up to the commemoration of this year's 70th anniversary of the U.N., the French government is again pursuing the idea of getting the five permanent members of the Security Council to agree to refrain from using their veto power when dealing with ...

German leader Merkel mulls March visit to Japan

/ Nov 29, 2014

German leader Merkel mulls March visit to Japan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is considering visiting Japan in early March in what would be her first trip to the country in seven years, according to sources familiar with bilateral relations. Merkel and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expected to affirm closer cooperation on ...

Nov 15, 2014

Japan and Caribbean nations agree to cooperate on UNSC reform

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and his counterparts from Caribbean nations agreed Saturday in Tokyo to bolster cooperation in pushing for reform of the U.N. Security Council next year, the 70th anniversary of the global body’s founding. Kishida also promised the foreign ministers of the ...