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Basic Documents of Modern and Contemporary International Politics

"The World and Japan" Database (Project Leader: TANAKA Akihiko)
Database of Japanese Politics and International Relations
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia (IASA), The University of Tokyo

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Treaty of Peace and Amity between the United States of America and the Empire of Japan (Convention of Kanagawa)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanMar 30 1854
Treaty Between the United States of America and the Empire of Japan (Japan-US Additional Treaty, Shimoda Treaty)JapaneseEnglishChineseKorean Jun 17 1857
Treaty of Amity and Commerce between the United States of America and the Empire of Japan (Treaty of Amity and Commerce, Harris Treaty)JapaneseEnglishChineseKorean Jul 29 1858
Charter OrthJapaneseEnglishChineseKorean Mar 14 1868
TREATY OF TIENTSIN, 1871.JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanSep 13 1871
Treaty Concerning the Formation of a General Postal Union.JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanOct 9 1874
Treaty of Peace and Friendship between the Empire of Japan and the Kingdom of Corea (Korea) (Treaty of Kanghwa, Kokato Treaty) JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanFeb 26 1876
Appendix to the Treaty of Peace and Friendship between the Empire of Japan and the Kingdom of Corea (Korea)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 24 1876
Convention of Tientsin, 1885 (Tianjin Convention)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanApr 18 1885
The Constitution of the Empire of Japan (Meiji Constitution)JapaneseEnglishChineseKorean Feb 11 1889
Treaty of Peace between the Empire of Japan and the Empire of China (Treaty of Shimonoseki) JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanApr 17 1895
Agreement of Alliance between Japan and Great Britain, 1902 (First Anglo-Japanese Alliance)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJan 30 1902
Protocol between Japan and Korea, 1904JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanFeb 23 1904
Agreement between Japan and Korea, 1904JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 22 1904
Agreement of Alliance between Japan and Great Britain, 1905 (Second Anglo-Japanese Alliance)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 12 1905
Convention between Japan and Korea, 1905 JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanNov 17 1905
Agreement between Japan and Korea, 1907JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJul 24 1907
Agreement of Alliance between Japan and Great Britain, 1911 (Third Anglo-Japanese Alliance)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJul 13 1911
Covenant of the League of NationsJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJun 28 1919
Treaty between the Four Powers Concerning Their Insular Possessions and Insular Dominions in the Region of the Pacific Ocean JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanDec 13 1921
TREATY BETWEEN JAPAN AND CHINA FOR THE SETTLEMENT OF OUTSTANDING QUESTIONS RELATIVE TO SHANTUNGJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanFeb 4 1922
Treaty Between The Nine Powers Concerning ChinaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanFeb 6 1922
TREATY BETWEEN THE NINE POWERS CONSERNING THE CHINESE CUSTOMS TARIFFJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanFeb 6 1922
Treaty between the Five Powers Concerning the Limitation of Naval ArmamentJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanFeb 6 1922
Kellogg-Briand Pact 1928 (General Treaty for Renunciation of War as an Instrument of National Policy) JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 27 1928
Atlantic Charter (Joint Declaration of the President of the United States and the Prime Minister of Great Britain) JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 14 1941
Imperial Rescript, Declaration of WarJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanDec 8 1941
THE DECLARATION BY UNITED NATIONSJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJan 1 1942
Cairo Declaration (American, British, and Chinese declaration regarding Japan)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanNov 27 1943
Yalta AgreementsJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanFeb 11 1945
Charter of the United NationsJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJun 26 1945
Potsdam Declaration (American, British, and Chinese declaration)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJul 26 1945
Communications Exchanged in Connection with Surrender, Note of the Japanese Government of August 10 regarding Their Acceptance of the Provisions of the Potsdam DeclarationJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 10 1945
Communications Exchanged in Connection with Surrender, Answer of the United States Government of August 11 to the Japanese Government on Behalf of the Governments of the United States, the United Kingdom, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and ChinaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 11 1945
Imperial Rescript, Cessation of HostilitiesJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 14 1945
Communications Exchanged in Connection with Surrender, Communication of the Japanese Government of August 14 Addressed to the Governments of the United States, Great Britain, the Soviet Union and ChinaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 14 1945
First Instrument of Surrender of Japanese and Japanese-Controlled Armed ForcesJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanSep 2 1945
Constitution of JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanNov 3 1946
The Truman Doctrine, Special Message to the Congress on Greece and TurkeyJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanMar 12 1947
Secretary of State George C. Marshall's Speech on the European Recovery ProgramJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJun 5 1947
The Vandenberg ResolutionJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJun 11 1948
Universal Declaration of Human RightsJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanDec 10 1948
North Atlantic Treaty (NATO Treaty)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanApr 4 1949
ON THE PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC DICTATORSHIP : In Commemoration of the Twenty-eighth Anniversary of the Communist Party of China (Mao Tse-Tung)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJun 30 1949
Secretary of State Dean G. Acheson's Speech, Crisis in AsiaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJan 12 1950
Treaty of Friendship, Alliance and Mutual Assistance between the USSR and the People's Republic of ChinaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanFeb 14 1950
Mutual Defense Treaty Between the United States and the Republic of the PhilippinesJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 30 1951
Security Treaty Between Australia, New Zealand, and the United States (ANZUS)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanSep 1 1951
San Francisco Peace Treaty (Peace Treaty with Japan)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanSep 8 1951
Security Treaty Between the United States and Japan (old)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanSep 8 1951
Exchanged Notes between Prime Minister Yoshida and Secretary of State AchesonJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanSep 8 1951
Administrative Agreement between the United States and JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanFeb 28 1952
Administrative Agreement between the United States and Japan, Office of the Special Representative of the President of the United StatesJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanFeb 28 1952
Treaty of Peace Between Japan and the Republic of ChinaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanApr 28 1952
Japan's Application for U.N. MembershipJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJun 16 1952
Declaration of the Japanese Government on its U.N. MembershipJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJun 16 1952
Mutual Defense Treaty between the United States and the Republic of KoreaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanOct 1 1953
Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty (Manila Pact)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanSep 8 1954
Mutual Defense Treaty between the United States and the Republic of ChinaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanDec 2 1954
SPEECH BY PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA AT THE OPENING OF THE CONFERENCEJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanApr 18 1955
SPEECH BY ZHOU ENLAI, THE CHINESE PREMIER, AT THE OPENING OF THE CONFERENCEJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanApr 19 1955
SUPPLEMENTARY SPEECH BY ZHOU ENLAI, THE CHINESE PREMIER, AT THE OPENING OF THE CONFERENCEJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanApr 19 1955
SPEECH BY TATSUNOSUKE TAKASAKI, PRINCIPAL JAPANESE DELEGATE, AT THE OPENING OF THE CONFERENCEJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanApr 19 1955
Final Communiqué of the Asian-African conference of Bandung (24 April 1955)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanApr 24 1955
Warsaw Security PactJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanMay 14 1955
Joint Declaration by the Soviet Union and JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanOct 19 1956
Basic Policy on National Defense(Adopted by the National Defense Council and the Cabinet on May 20, 1957)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanMay 20 1957
Convention on the High SeasJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanApr 29 1958
The Antarctic TreatyJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanDec 1 1959
Security Treaty between the United States and Japan (new)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJan 19 1960
Exchanged Notes, Regarding the Implementation of Article VI of Security Treaty between the United States and JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJan 19 1960
Exchanged Notes, Regarding Exchanges between Prime Minister Yoshida and Secretary of State AchesonJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJan 19 1960
Exchanged Notes, Regarding the Mutual Defense Assistance Agreement between the United States and JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJan 19 1960
Agreement under Article VI of Security Treaty between the United States and Japan, Regarding Facilities and Areas and the Status of United States Armed Forces in JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJan 19 1960
Exchanged Notes, Regarding Article XII 6 (d) of the Agreement Regarding Facilities and Areas and the Status of United States Armed Forces in JapanJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJan 19 1960
Treaty of Friendship, Co-operation and Mutual Assistance Between the USSR and North KoreaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJul 6 1961
Treaty of Friendship, Co-operation and Mutual Assistance Between the People's Republic of China and the Democratic People's Republic of KoreaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJul 11 1961
Memorandum between Takasaki and Liao, Regarding Japan-China TradeJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanNov 9 1962
Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and Under WaterJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 5 1963
Treaty on Basic Relations between Japan and the Republic of KoreaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJun 22 1965
Agreement on the Settlement of Problems Concerning Property and Claims and on Economic Co-operation between Japan and the Republic of KoreaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJun 22 1965
Agreement between Japan and the United States Concerning Nanpo Shoto and Other IslandsJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanApr 5 1968
Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear WeaponsJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJul 1 1968
Vienna Convention on the Law of TreatiesJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanMay 23 1969
Joint Statement of Japanese Prime Minister Eisaku Sato and U.S. President Richard NixonJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanNov 21 1969
Treaty between the Federal Republic of Germany and the USSRJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 12 1970
Treaty between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of PolandJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanDec 7 1970
Agreement between Japan and the United States Concerning the Ryukyu Islands and the Daito IslandsJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJun 17 1971
The Quadripartite Agreement on BerlinJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanSep 3 1971
Joint Communique Between the People's Republic of China and the United StatesJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanFeb 28 1972
Treaty Between the United States and the USSR on the Limitation of Anti-Ballistic Missile SystemsJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanMay 26 1972
Interim Agreement Between the United States and the USSR on Certain Measures with Respect to the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty Agreement (SALT-I)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanMay 26 1972
Protocol to the Interim Agreement between the United States and the USSR on Certain Measures with Respect to the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty Agreement (SALT-I)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanMay 26 1972
Basic Principles of Relations Between the United States and the USSRJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanMay 29 1972
Declaration of the United nations Conference on the Human EnvironmentJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJun 16 1972
Joint Communique of South-North Korea (Official Translation)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJul 4 1972
Joint Communique of Japan and the People's Republic of ChinaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanSep 29 1972
The Basic Treaty (Federal Republic of Germany - German Democratic Republic)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanDec 21 1972
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and FloraJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanMar 3 1973
Declaration on the Establishment of a New International Economic OrderJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanMay 1 1974
Threshold Test Ban TreatyJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJul 3 1974
1974 Protocol to the ABM TreatyJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJul 3 1974
Conference for Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE), Final DocumentsJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 1 1975
Declaration of ASEAN Concord, A Common Bond Existing Among the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian NationsJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanFeb 24 1976
Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia (original)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanFeb 24 1976
National Defense Program Outline of Japan (old)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanOct 29 1976
Speech By Prime Minister Takeo Fukuda at Manila (Fukuda Doctrine Speech)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 18 1977
Treaty of Peace and Friendship between Japan and the People's Republic of ChinaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 12 1978
Treaty of Friendship and Cooperation between the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and the USSRJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanNov 3 1978
Guideline for Japan-U.S. Defense Cooperation (old)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanNov 27 1978
Joint Communique on the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations Between the United States and the People's Republic of ChinaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanDec 15 1978
United States-China Joint Communique on United States Arms Sales to TaiwanJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 17 1982
United Nations Convention on the Law of the SeaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanDec 10 1982
Joint Declaration of the United Kingdom and the People's Republic of China on the Question of Hong KongJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanDec 19 1984
The Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone LayerJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanMar 22 1985
Plaza Accord (Announcement by the Ministers of Finance and Central Bank Governors of France, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanSep 22 1985
Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone LayerJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanSep 16 1987
The Basic Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of ChinaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanApr 4 1990
Joint Declaration between Japan and ECJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJul 18 1991
Cambodia Peace AccordsJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanOct 23 1991
Agreement between South-North Korea, Regarding Conciliation, Nonaggression, and CooperationJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanDec 13 1991
United Nations Framework Convention On Climate ChangeJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanMay 9 1992
Convention on Biological DiversityJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJun 5 1992
The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development PreambleJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJun 14 1992
Japan's Official Development Assistance Charter (old)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJun 30 1992
Statement by the Chief Cabinet Secretary Yohei Kono on the result of the study on the issue of "comfort women"JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 4 1993
Tokyo Declaration on Japan-Russia RelationsJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanOct 13 1993
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in AfricaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJun 17 1994
Agreed Framework between the United States of America and the Democratic People's Republic of KoreaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanOct 21 1994
Resolution to Renew the Determination for Peace on the Basis of Lessons Learned from HistoryJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJun 9 1995
The Statement of Prime Minister Murayama on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the End of World War IIJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 15 1995
Declaration on the Occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the United NationsJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanOct 24 1995
National Defense Program Outline in and after Fiscal Year 1996JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanNov 28 1995
Japan-U.S. Joint Declaration on Security, Alliance for the 21st CenturyJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanApr 17 1996
Guidelines for U.S.-Japan Defense Cooperation (new)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanSep 23 1997
Joint Statement Completion of the Review of the Guidelines for U.S.-Japan Defense Cooperation (U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanSep 23 1997
Kyoto Protocol To The United Nations Framework Convention On Climate ChangeJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanDec 11 1997
The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification and Guidelines for the Revision of the National Plan of Action to Combat DesertificationJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanDec 19 1997
Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia (as amended on 15 December 1987 and 25 July 1998)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJuly 25 1998
Cartagena Protocol on Bio Safety to the Convention on Bio Logical DiversityJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJan 29 2000
United Nations Millennium DeclarationJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanSep 8 2000
The Johannesburg Declaration on Sustainable Development From our Origins to the FutureJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanSep 4 2002
Japan's Official Development Assistance Charter (New)JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 29 2003
National Defense Program Guidelines, FY 2005- JapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanDec 10 2004
Remarks by President Barack ObamaJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanApr 5 2009
The Copenhagen AccordJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanDec 18 2009
Economic Cooperation Framework AgreementJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanJun 29 2010
The Statement of Prime Minister Naoto Kan on Korean AnnexationJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 10 2010
National Defense Program Guidelines for FY 2011 and beyondJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanDec 17 2010
National Defense Program Guidelines for FY 2014 and beyondJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanDec 17 2013
Cabinet decision on the Development Cooperation CharterJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanFeb 10 2015
Statement by Prime Minister Shinzo AbeJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 14 2015
Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable DevelopmentJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanSep 25 2015
Remarks by President Obama at Hiroshima Peace MemorialJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanMay 27 2016
Remarks by Prime Minister Abe of Japan at Hiroshima Peace MemorialJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanMay 27 2016
Message from His Majesty The EmperorJapaneseEnglishChineseKoreanAug 8 2016
Last Updated: 2017.8.28