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INPS-IDN visited Singapore to cover 22nd Convention of the Federation of Asian Women's Association (FAWA) September 28-October 1, 2016 in Singapore at the invitation of the Secretary General of Ozaki Yukio Memorial Foundation, Takaaki Ishida, who is also President of 'Issatsu no kai', a Japanese NGO.

INPS-IDN joined a group of participants from around the world in a one-day visit to Semey, Kurchatov and the former Soviet nuclear test site on August 31, 2016.



Photo: (left to right) Chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev; President Nazarbayev; Executive Secretary of the Preparatory Commission of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), Lassina Zerbo. Credit:

INPS-IDN reported on an international conference on 'Building a nuclear-weapon-free world' in Kazakh capital Astana on August 29 on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of closing the Soviet nuclear test site. The conference was as co-hosted by the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Parliamentarians for Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (PNND). The conference endorsed a 10-point Declaration titled: 'The Astana Vision: From a Radioactive Haze to a Nuclear-Weapon Free World'.

Kazakhstan Leads the Way to a Nuclear-Weapon Free World

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Federal Party leaders and other eminent persons sent messages of appreciation on the 15th anniversary of South Asian Outlook, an e-Magazine partnering with INPS-IDN. Publisher and Managing Editor of South Asian Outlook is Suresh Jaura in Toronto. He is also President of INPS North America. He received the Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) award at the 30th Anniversary Award Gala on June 27, 2008 (Canadian Multiculturalism Day).

Read all messages here, including that from Justin Trudeau.

INPS-IDN visited SGI headquarters on June 7, 2016 and discussed two ongoing media projects focusing on: Nuclear Disarmament and SDGs for all.

Photo (left to right): Kazuo Ishiwatari, Executive Director, Peace and Global Isssues; SGI interpreter; Hirotsugu Tersaaki, Director-General, Peace and Global Issues; Ramesh Jaura; Katsuhiro Asagiri (both INPS-IDN); Yuki Nagano, Director, Sustainable Development and Humanitarian Affairs; Kimiaki Kawai, Director, Peace and Human Rights; Yuko Oshima, Programme Coordinator, Peace and Human Rights.

Devent Japan reception

DG of INPS-IDN and Executive President of Global Cooperation Council (GCC), Ramesh Jaura, was welcomed on June 6, 2016 by Devnet Japan, Fumiyasu Akegawa, President of Devnet Japan and his advisors who have retired after an illustrious career with the Government of Japan, corporations and international organizations. Venue: International House of Japan.

Photo from left to right: Ms. Shigako Koyama vice chairperson, Katsuhiro Asagiri, Ramesh  Jaura, Takaaki Ishida, President of Issatsu no kai, and Ms. Akiko Otsuki Chairperson.

INPS-IDN join a lunch meeting with 'Issatsu no kai', a Japanese NGO, dealing with gender empowerment for 50 years, at the Parliamentary Memorial Hall on June 6, 2016 to explore possibilities of cooperation.

Photo: Ramesh Jaura trying glancing an important bridge in post-war Korean Peninsula history

INPS-IDN visit Seoul, South Korean capital to talk to an senior foreign ministry official on possibilities of Korean unification, and viewing from the South Korean side of the Demilitarized Zone on June 3, 2016 the bridge where POWs were exchanged.

Photo in front of the statute of late Kokichi Mikimoto, the founder of Mikimoto Pearl Island. (Left to right): Katsuhiro Asagiri, Noburu Shibahara, Motoko Asano, Takako Doi, Ramesh  Jaura, Shigero Oka.

Visit to Mikimoto Pearl Island located off the coast of Toba City in Mie Prefecture, some 150 kilometres west of Nagoya. Manager Noburu Shibahara briefed us on the life and works of its founder Kokichi Mikimoto and activities of the company.

Read: An Island Where World's First Cultured Pearls Were Created


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