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- Govt. Angola: More than 200,000 children to be vaccinated against polio in Angola. 13 Jul 2019
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- Govt. Angola: Over 200,000 children benefit from polio vaccine. 13 Jul 2019
- UNHCR: Angola: Inter-Agency Operational Update (1 – 31 May 2019). 12 Jul 2019
- UNHCR: 3Ws Lunda Norte – Who is doing What and Where (8 July 2019). 12 Jul 2019
- Govt. Angola: MPLA parliamentary group assesses drought in Huíla. 4 Jul 2019
- Govt. Angola: Angola: Biometric Registration Update as of 08 July 2019. 12 Jul 2019
Given that the signing ceremony of the contract between the UK and an NGO called “Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) regarding assistance to clear landmines was conducted in Angola on August 11, by combining it with Japan’s assistance for NPA, Japan-UK collaboration to clear landmines in Angola has been realized.
On July 29, the Government of Japan decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of 3.5 million US dollars to the Republic of Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo through World Health Organization (WHO), International Organization for Migration (IOM) and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).
At the Fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD IV) convened in Yokohama last May, the participants compiled the Yokohama Action Plan that lays out assistant measures to be implemented by countries or organizations.
On May 18, 2005 (Wednesday), the Government of Japan and the United Nations (UN) decided to extend assistance of a total of 1,138,601.20 US dollars (approximately 121.8 million yen) through the Trust Fund for Human Security for the project "Support to Primary Education in Huambo and Kuanza Sul Provinces: School Feeding Programme - including HIV/AIDS Awareness" to be implemented in the Republic of Angola by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).
- On March 20 (Thursday), the Government of Japan and the United Nations (UN) decided to extend a total of 2,087,109.90-US dollar assistance through the Trust Fund for Human Security to the project "Integrated Regional Information networks (IRIN) Outreach Radio Project" to be implemented in Afghanistan and nine countries in Africa by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
Minister for Foreign Affairs Yoriko Kawaguchi visited Ethiopia (August 26-27) and Angola (August 27-29) before attending the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) held in the Republic of South Africa. During the visit, Foreign Minister Kawaguchi had exchanges of views with prominent members of both governments on bilateral relations and regional affairs amongst other issues, and met informally with those working in the field of economic assistance. Ms. Kawaguchi also visited sites where ODA projects as well as landmine removal programmes are being carried out.
The Government of Japan has decided to extend emergency grant aid totaling 4,791,000 dollars for activities of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in the fields of water, sanitation and health which are intended for six African countries (Angola: 420,000 dollars, Uganda: 366,000 dollars, Ethiopia: 1,005,000 dollars, Eritrea: 1,650,000 dollars, Sudan: 1,200,000 dollars, and Burundi: 150,000 dollars).
The terrorist attack against a train aimed at civilians, which was carried out by the Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA) on August 10 in Angola, cannot be justified by any reason. The attack seriously harms the mediation efforts of the international community for achieving peace in Angola, and the Government of Japan strongly condemns this act of terrorism by the UNITA.
Japan hopes that the UNITA will immediately renounce violence, and that peace in Angola will be achieved by peaceful means.
On December 26 (Tue), the Government of Japan decided to provide 550,000 US dollars, through the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), as emergency assistance for the people of Angola who became internally displaced as a result of the internal conflict. The assistance from Japan will be used for daily necessities for the internally displaced persons in Angola, community services and transportation.
On November 30 (Tue), the Government of Japan decided to extend an emergency grant assistance of US$3,800,000 to the World Food Programme (WFP) to relieve the plight of internally displaced persons in the Republic of Angola. Japan's assistance will be used in support of WFP's activities for internally displaced persons in Angola, including the provision and transportation of food.
In Angola, the number of internally displaced persons has been increasing as a result of civil war between the government and the anti-government organization UNITA.