At the request of Mr. Seishiro ETO, Chairman of both Committees, the President of the Global Peacebuilding Association of Japan explained the development of UN reform efforts carried out by Secretaries-General of the United Nations, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Kofi Annan, Ban Ki-moon and António Guterres.
The Liberal Democratic Party of Japan is the ruling party headed by Mr. Shinzo Abe who is the President of the LDP and the Prime Minister of Japan. The Foreign Policy Research Committee was reconstituted in December 2017 with Mr. Seishiro ETO as its Chair and Mr. Yoshiaki HARADA, its Secretary-General. Mr. Seishiro ETO has also been appointed the President of the World Federation National Diet Committee and Mr. Haruhiko Nakagawa, the Secretary-General. The World Federation National Diet Committee was established in 1997 and has more than 100 members from Lower and Upper houses of the National Diet. They are making efforts to make the establishment of World Federation one of the diplomatic policy of Japan.