The Asia-Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament (APLN) has over one hundred members from eighteen countries across Asia and the Pacific, consisting of former political, diplomatic and military leaders, senior government officials, and scholars and opinion leaders. APLN aims to inform and energize public opinion, especially high-level policymakers, to take seriously the very real threats posed by nuclear weapons, and to do everything possible to achieve a world in which they are contained, diminished and eventually eliminated.
Dr. Hirofumi Tosaki is Director for the Center for Disarmament, Science and Technology (CDAST) at the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA).
Dr. Hirofumi Tosaki is Director for the Center for Disarmament, Science and Technology (CDAST) at the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA) since August 2021. Before appointed to the current position, he served as a senior research fellow of the CDAST. He has also served, inter alia, as an adjunct lecturer at Hiroshima City University and adjunct professor at Kyushu University. He is an author of numerous publications mainly on nuclear arms control and nonproliferation, missile defense, and nuclear strategy.