The “Kyoto Declaration” was adopted at the Fourteenth Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.
The Kyoto Declaration serves as the milestone of the international community including the UN and the Member States for its policy and action to take in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice.
Japan, as the Host Country, will take a lead in implementing the Declaration.
Minister of Justice Kamikawa, elected as the President, made an opening statement.
Princess Takamado, Prime Minister Suga and Prosecutor General Hayashi made statements.
Vice Minister of Justice Tsuji, on behalf of the Government of Japan, made a statement.
At the Plenary Session, under the Agenda Item 3, “Comprehensive strategies for crime prevention towards social and economic development”, Deputy Director General of the National Police Agency Ohara made a statement.
Under the Agenda Item 4, “Integrated approaches to challenges facing the criminal justice system”, Assistant Vice-Minister of Justice Yamauchi made a statement.
Under the Agenda Item 5, “Multidimensional approaches by Governments to promoting the rule of law”, Assistant Vice-Minister of Justice Yamauchi made a statement.
Under the item 6, “International cooperation and technical assistance to prevent and address all forms of crime”, President of the Research and Training Institute of the Ministry of Justice Uetomi made a statement.
Minister of Justice Kamikawa, as the President, made a closing statement.