VERTIC at JAEA International Forum

Earlier this week, Andreas Persbo, VERTIC's Executive Director, travelled to Tokyo, Japan, for a series of meetings.

On Monday, he visited the offices of the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) to deliver a presentation entitled 'Nuclear arms control: Proposed verification agenda 2017-2020.'

Later in the week, on Tuesday, 29 November 2016, he gave remarks to the '2016 International Forum on Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Nuclear Security'. About 30 JAEA members of staff attended the meeting. His speech, entitled 'Prospects for Scientific Engagement and Japan's Potential Role in the 2017-2020 NPT Review Cycle,' was delivered to about 180 participants.

Mr Persbo also met with officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Defence, the National Institute for Defense Studies, the Nuclear Regulation Authority and the International Atomic Energy Agency, in addition to JAEA staff.

Last changed: Dec 02 2016 at 4:27 PM

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