Abe Nobuyasu is a former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Disarmament Affairs and former Director-General for Arms Control and Science Affairs at the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Dr. Nobumasa Akiyama, Professor at the School of International and Public Policy and the Graduate School of Law at Hitotsubashi University, is a member and a Senior Associate Fellow at APLN.
Doden Aiko is a Special Affairs Commentator with NHK World TV covering hard security to human security related issues. She presents “NHK World Newsline InDepth” and feature interviews. Aiko is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, and is the Professor of Practice at SOAS, University of London.
Fujiwara Kiichi is a Professor of International Politics and Southeast Asian Studies in the Graduate Schools of Law and Politics at the University of Tokyo.
Funabashi Yoichi is a former journalist and editor-in-chief of the Asahi Shimbun, and a correspondent to Beijing and Washington DC. He has written extensively on foreign affairs, the US-Japan Alliance, economics and historical issues in the Asia Pacific.
Ikegami Masako is a Professor at the Department of Innovation Science, School of Environment & Society of Tokyo Institute of Technology.
Inoguchi Kuniko is a member of the House of Councillors of Japan and former Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament. She also served as the President of the Conference on Disarmament in 2003.
Inuzuka Tadashi is the Co-President of World Federalist Movement - Institute for Global Polity and the Executive Director of Coalition for 3+3.
Kawaguchi Yoriko is a former Foreign Minister and Environment Minister of Japan and is now an Fellow Emerita at the Musashino Institute for Global Affairs, Musashino University in Tokyo. She also co-chaired the International Commission on Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament.
Kawasaki Akira is a member of the Executive Committee of Peace Boat and sitting President and International Steering Group member of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN).
Kono Yohei is a Japanese politician and a member of the Liberal Democratic Party. He served as Speaker of the House of Representatives from 2003 to 2009.
Okada Katsuya is a Diet member and a former Secretary General of the Democratic Party of Japan.
Ota Masakatsu is a Senior and Editorial writer at Kyodo News, Visiting Professor of Waseda University and Nagasaki University, and Regular Commentator of Sunday Station of the TV Asahi.
Sano Toshio is the Vice Chairman of the Japan Atomic Energy Commission, Cabinet Office, the Government of Japan(2017-2023).
Sayo Saruta is the Director of the New Diplomacy Initiative (ND), a think tank in Tokyo, and an Attorney at Law in Japan and the State of New York.
Ayaka Shiomura is a Member of the House of Councillors and former member of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly.
Suzuki Tatsujiro is the former Vice Chairman of the Japan Atomic Energy Commission and is currently a member of the Executive Committee and Council of Pugwash Conferences on Science and International Affairs.
Dr. Hirofumi Tosaki is Director for the Center for Disarmament, Science and Technology (CDAST) at the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA).
Umebayashi Hiromichi was former Director of the Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition at Nagasaki University. He is also Special Advisor, the former President and Founder of Peace Depot Inc., Japan.
Fumihiko Yoshida is Director of Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Nagasaki University (RECNA), Japan.
Yuzaki Hidehiko is the governor of the Hiroshima Prefecture in Japan and a long-time champion of eliminating nuclear weapons.