Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Japan. 2010 ‘Cooperation with Civil Society and NGOs.’ National Report of Japan on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA); Chapter 3, p. 29. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations. 1 January
3. Cooperation with civil society and NGOs
Japan actively promotes cooperation with civil society and NGOs in tackling SALW
issues through continuous consultations with NGOs on exchange of information and
Japan invites major NGOs to the seminars and workshops, sponsored by Japan and organized a seminar in collaboration with an NGO in 2009.
Furthermore, Japan provides assistance to NGOs by sponsoring projects such as
Weapons for Development, DDR and capacity building.
Weapons collection and rural development project in Cambodia and reintegration programme for ex-combatants in Afghanistan, implemented by NGO are examples of such cooperation with civil society.