Kyoto Congress discussed at the Asia-Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting.

The Regional Preparatory Meeting for Asia and the Pacific for the 14th UN Crime Congress (the Kyoto Congress) was held in Bangkok, from 22 to 24 January 2019.

The venue of the Regional Preparatory Meeting for Asia and the Pacific

The meeting was attended by Member States of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and other relevant organizations to discuss matters of regional priority in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice.

Assistant Vice-Minister of Justice YAMAUCHI delivering his statement

The delegation from the Ministry of Justice was led by Assistant Vice-Minister Mr. Yoshimitsu Yamauchi, who gave a presentation regarding Japan’s preparations for the Kyoto Congress. A member of the Japan Association of Big Brothers and Sisters (BBS) gave a presentation regarding the wide variety of BBS activities relevant to youth crime prevention and rehabilitation of youth offenders.

Member of BBS delivering his presentation