RECNA Newsletter Vol.6 No.1 (June 30, 2017)

_ The First Preparatory Committee for the 2020 Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty was convened in Vienna, Austria, from May 2 to May 12, 2017.
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RECNA Newsletter Vol.5 No.4 (March 31, 2017)

_ I have recently become a professor at the Nagasaki University Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition (RECNA).
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RECNA Newsletter Vol.5 No.3 (January 31, 2017)

_ Implementation of the “Nagasaki Process”—which aims to build trust and denuclearize the Northeast Asia region—has finally begun.
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RECNA Newsletter Vol.5 No.2 (October 31, 2016)

_ The program of the current, Fourth Nagasaki Youth Delegation is different from the usual year of participation in Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) activities.
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RECNA Newsletter Vol.5 No.1 (July 31, 2016)

_ Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference, held from April 27 to May 22 in New York, unfortunately failed to adopt a final document and instead ended “broken off.”
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RECNA Newsletter Vol.4 No.2 (March 31, 2016)

_ Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference, held from April 27 to May 22 in New York, unfortunately failed to adopt a final document and instead ended “broken off.”
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RECNA Newsletter Vol.4 No.1 (June 30, 2015)

_ It is now nearly three years since RECNA was established in April 2012. These three years in effect coincided with the new review cycle towards the 2015 NPT Review Conference. During the first year of RECNA’s establishment the First Session of the Preparatory Committee took place, and RECNA has subsequently monitored the direction taken in this cycle by each participating state.
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RECNA Newsletter Vol.3 No.2 (February 28, 2015)

_ The question of how universities and other research institutions can contribute to the establishment of a Northeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone (NEA-NWFZ) has been a central theme at RECNA since our founding. Now an important development suggests that our efforts in this regard may be repaid to some extent. In July 2013, the NEA-NWFZ was, for the first time in history, officially taken up as a topic by the United Nations.
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RECNA Newsletter Vol.3 No.1 (August 1, 2014)

_ In September 2012, RECNA launched a team to monitor the nuclear warhead count. As a part of building a database, one of RECNA’s major projects, the role of this team is to analyze a variety of information about nuclear weapons stockpiles (nuclear warheads, their number, and nuclear delivery vehicles) in countries promoting nuclear armament and share that information in the form of detailed data collection.
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RECNA Newsletter Vol.2 No.2 (February 28, 2014)

_ A year and a half has already passed since RECNA was established. The memory of our scramble to monitor the Preparatory Committee for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference in Vienna a mere month after the center’s establishment is still fresh in our minds, but this year’s monitoring of the 2nd Preparatory Committee (Geneva) is already over.
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RECNA Newsletter Vol.2 No.1 (August 1, 2013)

_ The Prague speech made by US President Barack Obama on April 5, 2009, declaring the resolve to pursue the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons, and setting specific objectives toward the abolition of nuclear weapons ran all around the world.
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RECNA Newsletter Vol.1 No.1 (December 31, 2012)

_ Following a preparatory period of approximately two years, Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Nagasaki University (RECNA), perhaps the first center in the world to deal exclusively with the issue of nuclear weapons abolition, was inaugurated on April 1, 2012.
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