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11 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Japan

H.E. Mr. Tateshi HIGUCHI, Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar, and Chairpersons of the School Construction Committees concerned signed the grant contracts for five projects today. Under these contracts, Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme will provide a total of US$ 719,857 as follows:

  1. The Project for Construction of Nga Pyaw Taw Village Basic Education Primary School in Letpadan Township, Bago Region (US$ 101,071);

11 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Japan

On December 7th, the signing ceremony of Exchange of Notes for three projects amounting to three billion and five hundred eighty-one million Japanese Yen (approx.31.4 million USD) was held in Nay Pyi Taw.

H.E. Mr. Tateshi HIGUCHI, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar signed the Exchange of Notes with H.E. U Maung Maung Win, Deputy Minister for Planning and Finance for two projects, with Ms. Naoe YAKIYA, Deputy Country Director, World Food Program (WFP) Myanmar for the third project.

10 Dec 2016 description

The Governments of Sweden and the Netherlands have made financial contributions of USD 3.3 million and USD 800,000 respectively towards UNDP’s regional initiative on preventing and responding to the growth of violent extremism in Africa through a development lens.

The project also received an earlier contribution of USD 2 million from the Government of Japan.

09 Dec 2016 description

Les Gouvernements de la Suède et des Pays-Bas ont respectivement accordé un financement de 3,3 millions de dollars US et de 800 000 dollars afin de soutenir l'initiative régionale du PNUD pour la prévention et la lutte contre la montée de l’extrémisme violent en Afrique.

Ce projet avait préalablement bénéficié d’une contribution de 2 millions de dollars du Gouvernement du Japon.

04 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Japan

H.E. Mr. Tateshi HIGUCHI, Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar, and Chairpersons of the various construction committees from the States and Regions concerned signed the grant contracts for four projects today. Under these contracts, Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme will provide a total of US$532,304 as follows:

  1. The Project for Construction of Kone Ma Hat Village Bridge in Bamaw Township, Kachin State (USD 121,957)

04 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Japan

H.E. Mr. Tateshi HIGUCHI, Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar, and Chairpersons of the School Construction Committees from Magway Region signed the grant contracts for four projects today. Under these contracts, Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme will provide a total of US$ 430,371 as follows:

  1. The Project for Construction of Thanse Village Basic Education Branch Middle School in Sidoktaya Township, Magway Region (USD 89,663)

04 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Japan

H.E. Mr. Tateshi HIGUCHI, Ambassador of Japan to Myanmar, and Chairpersons of the School Construction Committees from Sagaing Region and Shan State concerned signed the grant contracts for five projects today. Under these contracts, Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) Scheme will provide a total of US$499,391 as follows:

  1. The Project for Construction of No.2 Basic Education Primary School in Ka Nan Village in Tamu Township, Sagaing Region (US$ 101,855);

04 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Japan

Today, November 21 st 2016, Mr. Takeshi Okubo, Ambassador for the Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to the PA, visited Aizariya in Jerusalem Governorate to celebrate the completion of the project funded by the Government of Japan through Japan’s Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP).

02 Dec 2016 description

The Government of Japan has donated four ambulance vehicles to the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS).

His Excellency Mr. Masashi Ogawa, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Nepal, handed over the keys of the ambulances to Gulmi, Pyuthan, Morang and Udayapur districts chapter leaders of Nepal Red Cross. Chairman of NRCS Mr. Sanjeev Thapa, Secretary General Mr. Dev Ratna Dhakhwa and other office bearers and key staff were present in the handover ceremony organized at the central office of Nepal Red Cross Society in Kathmandu.

01 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Kyiv, 1 December 2016: A total of 12 pyrotechnical vehicles were officially handed over to the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SES) today at the Fire and Rescue Station #25 in Kyiv. The vehicles were procured by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) with the financial support of the Government of Japan.

The vehicles are designated for humanitarian demining teams and will be used to transport the teams to and within areas contaminated by landmines, unexploded ordnance (UXO) and explosive remnants of war (ERW) in conflict-affected areas of Eastern Ukraine.

01 Dec 2016 description

Global Overview NOVEMBER 2016

01 Dec 2016 description

Completion of renovation and reconstruction of 96 classrooms in 9 schools

30 Nov 2016 description

New US$ four million Japanese grant to procure Inactivated Polio Vaccine

Islamabad - 29 November 2016: The Government of Japan, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) signed today an agreement of Japanese Yen 404 million (US$ 4 million) grant for “the Project for the Control and Eradication of Poliomyelitis”.

28 Nov 2016 description

Mauritania - La Mauritanie a ouvert un nouveau poste-frontière avec le Mali à Fassala Néré, à l’extrême sud-est du pays. L’inauguration du poste, qui a été construit par l’OIM dans la région d’Hodh ech Chargui, a eu lieu en présence de hauts responsables des autorités locales et de l’Ambassadeur du Japon en Mauritanie, Hisatsugu Shimizu.

25 Nov 2016 description

L’Ambassadeur du Japon en Mauritanie, S.E.M. Hisatsugu Shimizu, a visité le camp de Mbera du 21 au 23 novembre pour établir un premier compte rendu des interventions d’assistance aux réfugiés maliens en Mauritanie, financées par le Japon et menées par le Haut-Commissariat des Nations unies pour les réfugiés (UNHCR) et le Programme alimentaire mondial (PAM).

25 Nov 2016 description

Somalia - IOM, Somalia’s Ministry of Agriculture and a Japanese company, Tottori Resource Recycling Inc. (TRR), are piloting a unique farming technology which will help mitigate the impact of recurring droughts in Somalia.

25 Nov 2016 description
report Government of Japan

On 16th November, the Ambassador of Japan to Zimbabwe, H.E. Mr Yoshi Tendai Hiraishi officially handed over the facilities which had been improved by “The Project for the Improvement of Facilities for Medical Services and Maternal and Child Health in Hwange District” implemented with the fund of 88,727 USD which was granted by the Government of Japan.

25 Nov 2016 description

Uíge - The Japanese ambassador to Angola, Kuniaki Ito, ensured on Tuesday in Luanda his government availability to continue assisting the demining projects and construction of schools in Angola.

Speaking to Angop, the diplomat ensured that the Japanese government is interested in continuing to support the various communal projects in several provinces of the country under the excellent relations of the existing cooperation between the two countries.

25 Nov 2016 description

Mauritania - Mauritania has opened a new border post with Mali at Fassala Néré in the far southeast of the country. The inauguration of the post, which was built by IOM in the Hodh ech Chargui region, was attended by high ranking local authorities and Japan’s Ambassador to Mauritania Hisatsugu Shimizu.

The building is part of a Japanese-funded regional IOM project Coordinated Border Management in Niger, Mali, Mauritania and Burkina Faso, which has also constructed and equipped a border post at Doueinkara.