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June 16, 2022
Japan, Australia, the US, and the EU co-hosted the Online Symposium in the UN on the Abductions Issue.
May 23, 2022
Meeting with the families of abductees by North Korea and U.S. President Joe Biden
May 19, 2022
On June 16, the governments of Australia, Japan, the US, and the European Union will co-host an online symposium in the UN on the Abductions Issue.
March 14, 2022
The families of abductees by North Korea met with U.S. Ambassador to Japan H.E Mr. Rahm Emanuel.
February 28, 2022
The Headquarters for the Abduction Issue contributed an opinion advertisement article to the New York Times.
December 11, 2021
The Government of Japan hosted an International Symposium - International cooperation to resolve the abduction issue as a global issue -
May 19, 2021
On June 29, the governments of Australia, Japan, the US, and the European Union will host the Online Symposium in the UN on the Abductions Issue.
February 22, 2021
Please join with us in our efforts to raise awareness on the abductions issue, using our brochures and videos.
February 12, 2021
We posted the Awarded essays in the Norh Korean Human Rights Abuses Awareness Week Essay Competition 2020 on the HP
December 23, 2020
Uploaded a video of International Symposium hosted by the Government of Japan on the 12th December
December 18, 2020
The Government of Japan hosted an International Symposium - International cooperation to resolve the abduction issue as a global issue -
October 16, 2020
The Government of Japan released a video message “Voices of the International Community Calling for the Resolution of the Abduction Issue” as an initiative to send messages to the international community on the resolution of the abduction issue
July 21, 2020
The Government of Japan released a video message “The Voices of the Families of Japanese Abductees Calling for the Resolution of the Abduction Issue” as an initiative to send messages to the international community on the resolution of the abduction issue
May 10, 2019
Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga, who also serves as Minister in Charge of the Abduction Issue, attended the symposium on the abductions issue co-hosted by the governments of Australia, Japan, the US, and by the Delegation of the European Union, at UN Headquarters in New York, on May 10.
May 5, 2019
State Minister Sato visited Washington, D.C., the United States of America, together with the Association of Families of Victims Kidnapped by North Korea (AFVKN), the National Association for the Rescue of Japanese Kidnapped by North Korea (NARKN) and the Committee of Congressional Members to Act for the Early Rescue of Japanese Victims Abducted by North Korea, from May 2 to 5.
December 27, 2018
The Government of Japan hosted an International Symposium - Possible Ways of International Cooperation to urge North Korea to take Concrete Actions to improve the Human Rights Situation in North Korea, including in the Abductions Issue -
December 16, 2017
The Government of Japan hosted an International Symposium "Prospects of Applying Strong Pressure - Effects of Sanctions and Future Vision
December 28, 2016
The Government of Japan hosted an “International Symposium: International Cooperation to Seek Accountability for Human Rights Violations in North Korea, Including the Abduction Issue”
November 28, 2016
The Government of Japan is to host an “International Symposium -International Cooperation to Seek the Accountability for Human Rights Violations in North Korea, Including the Abduction Issue-”

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The Video Messages to the International Community

We convey the voices of people who continue to make efforts for the resolution of the abduction issue in order to further raise the awareness of the international community on the abduction issue.

“Voices of the International Community Calling for the Resolution of the Abduction Issue”

“The Voices of the Families of Japanese Abductees Calling for the Resolution of the Abduction Issue”

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North Korean Human Rights Abuses Awareness Week Essay Contest

Awarded Essays
(English translated version)

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