Japan – Entry into force of the 1980 Hague Convention (02.04.14)
France welcomes the entry into force in Japan on April 1, 2014, of the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. This convention provides for cooperation between the central authorities of our two countries in order to ensure the swift return of children to their country of usual residence as well as the enforcement of visiting rights.
Japan – Third anniversary of the disaster of March 11, 2011 (11.03.14)
On this day of remembrance, we think of the 23,000 victims and the hundreds of thousands of people who lost everything; our thoughts are with those of the Japanese people.
Japan - Execution of three convicted persons (21.02.13)
France condemns the execution today in Japan of three detainees. These executions contradict the global trend toward the abolition of this inhuman punishment, the deterrent value of which has never been established.