The Government of Japan has provided US$6 million for the humanitarian efforts of three United Nations agencies in Mauritania: the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
The current drought in Kenya was declared a national disaster by the Government in February. Although rain has now reached some parts of the country, drier-thanaverage conditions continue. Some 2.6 million people in Kenya’s 23 arid and semi-arid counties are continuing to be acutely food insecure.
The Government of Japan handed over a cheque worth Two Million, Eighty Seven Thousand Dollars ($2, 087,000) towards the Programme for Sustainable Resettlement of Former Refugees in Zambia during the occasion of the National Advisory Group. The cheque was received by the Permanent Secretary Office of the Vice -President on behalf of the Zambian Government and the United Nations Resident Coordinator, Janet Rogan on behalf of the UN who are Programme Managers.
Erbil, 7 May 2017 - The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) welcomes a contribution of USD 9.7 million from the Government of Japan to address the shelter needs for those affected by the ongoing crisis in Iraq. The contribution allows UN-Habitat to continue the rehabilitation of damaged houses in areas liberated from the ‘Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL),’ and to establish temporary shelters for vulnerable displaced persons whose houses are being reconstructed.
Dhaka, 08 May 2017 – To extend humanitarian support to the recent influx of people from Myanmar in Cox’s Bazar, the Government of Japan provided Emergency Grant Aid of US$2 million through International Organization for Migration (IOM – US$1 million), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR - US$0.5 million) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF – US$0.5 million). The grant is aimed at strengthening the ongoing UN humanitarian and Government of Bangladesh’s support to the displaced persons (DP).
NASSAU, The Bahamas – The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) received grant aid by way of emergency management equipment through a Japanese funding programme.
An agreement was recently signed for the equipment, which would be specifically manufactured in Japan to local technological specifications before being shipped to The Bahamas.
Baghdad, 07 May 2017 – The Government of Japan has contributed an additional US$16.7 million to UNDP’s Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS) and Iraq Crisis Response and Resilience Programme (ICRRP) to promote stabilization, recovery, and resilience-building in areas liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), and in areas with large displaced populations. This new funding brings Japan’s total contribution to FFS and ICRRP close to US$60 million since 2014.
Guinea - In Conakry on 27 April, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) launched an integrated border management project in Guinea and Mali. The main objective of the project is to improve border security and control through enhancing the border management capacities of the Governments of Guinea and Mali.
The one-year project, funded by the Government of Japan, will be implemented in seven localities in Guinea (Conakry, Kankan, Mali, Sigiri, Dinguiraye, Koubia and Tougue) and three localities in Mali (Bamako, Koulikoro and Kangaba).
Fiji’s presidency of COP23 - the ongoing UN climate negotiations - has been the focus of talks in Tokyo between the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, and the Japanese Parliamentary Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kiyoshi Odagawa.
Le PAM, le PNUD, l’UNICEF et l’Ambassade du Japon au Burundi viennent d’organiser une conférence de presse conjointe en collaboration avec le Gouvernement du Burundi. Au cours de cette conférence, l’Ambassadeur a réaffirmé l’engagement de son gouvernement à poursuivre sa coopération.
Nicaragua, 03 de Mayo 2017
Fuente: El 19 digital
La señora Megumi Kaneko, Viceministra de Asuntos Internos y comunicaciones de Japón, que estará durante dos días en nuestro país, fue recibida este martes en el Aeropuerto Internacional Augusto C. Sandino por funcionarios de la embajada japonesa en Managua.
Durante el recibimiento estuvo presente el embajador de Japón en Nicaragua señor Yasushi Ando.
Conakry, le 20 Avril 2017 - Le Projet de renforcement des capacités de l’Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire (ANSS) financé par le Japon, a effectivement démarré le 31 Mars 2017.
Ce projet vise à renforcer les capacités institutionnelles et opérationnelles de l'ANSS à travers la création et la mise en place d'un système de gouvernance et de gestion fiable, responsable et transparente.
Les activités du projet portent essentiellement sur :
Japan donated a fully equipped ambulance to Sri Lanka Air Force to use for urgent medical requirements and disaster relief in the country on 28th April at the Air Force Headquarters.
Delegates representing the people of Japan officially handed over the Ambulance to the Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy.
BAGHDAD, 30 April 2017 – The Government of Japan is continuing to support activities of UNOPS in the Middle East region, providing new funding of over USD 16 million, of which USD 3,122,500 are dedicated to those in Iraq. The “Improving the Impact and Effectiveness of Community Police in the Newly Liberated Areas in Iraq” project will be implemented by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), in partnership with the Government of Iraq and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Iraq.
Ramallah, 20 April, 2017 - The Government of Japan and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announced today the launching of a project under the title “Women's health: addressing pressing needs for sexual and reproductive health and breast cancer services in hardly hit communities”. The project will be implemented in Gaza and area C with financial support of USD 471,275 by the Government of Japan.
• Over 95,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in the first three and a half months of 2017; the total number is 389,000 since Dec 2013.
• Lack of funding may affect the provision of health services in Otash IDP camp, South Darfur.
• Japan funding will allow for some 95,000 children U2 years in South and West Kordofan to be vaccinated against measles and polio.
• About 160,000 people are in need of assistance in the Abyei area.
Over 95,000 South Sudanese refugees arrive in 2017
In March, WFP welcomed a contribution of USD 700,000 from the Government of Japan, which will provide food assistance to almost 50,000 people in need. An additional USD 700,000 was received from CERF.
- WFP, together with the Ministry of Education and Science, and the Mayor of Bishkek launched the first hot school meals programme for city schools in the Kyrgyz Republic.
- WFP and the National Institute of Strategic Studies presented the finding of the national review on food security and poverty to key stakeholders and partners, linking the recommendations to WFP’s country strategic plan from 2018 to 2022.
KAMPALA - The Government of Japan has contributed a total of US$ 6.3 million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), World Food Programme (WFP) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support refugees and host communities in Uganda over a period of one year from April 2017 to March 2018.
LILONGWE – The Government of Japan has made a US$3.7 million contribution to food and nutrition security activities run by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and UNICEF in Malawi. Of this sum, US$2.57 million went to WFP and US$1.13 million to UNICEF.