Date : April 14, 2015
Video Report (Press Briefing): Report of the IWC SC Expert Panel about Japan’s Proposal for the New Scientific Whale Research Program in the Antarctic Ocean (April 14, 2015)
post date : 2015.04.14
Last November, the Government of Japan submitted the proposed plan for the New Scientific Whale Research Program in the Antarctic Ocean (NEWREP-A) to the Scientific Committee of the IWC (International Whaling Commission). The IWC Scientific Committee Expert Panel Workshop was held in February to review the plan, and the report of this Panel and Japan’s comments thereon were made public on April 13.
The FPCJ organized a press briefing, inviting Mr. Joji Morishita, Japan’s Commissioner to the IWC.
The briefing had a total of 21 participants, including 14 journalists from China, France, Germany, Singapore, the UK. and the US., and five embassy representatives.
Mr. Joji Morishita, Japan’s Commissioner to the IWC