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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).
The Government of Japan decided to dispatch the Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Infectious Diseases Response Team in response to the request from the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo concerning the yellow fever outbreak.
The Government of Japan made a voluntary contribution of approximately €48,000 to the Trust Fund for Victims (TFV) at the International Criminal Court (ICC).
On July 17, the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security, which was established by the initiative of the Government of Japan, decided to extend assistance totaling 3,296,783.6 US dollars (approximately 270 million yen) to a project entitled "Support to Human Security in Northern Katanga through Early Recovery and Capacity Building of Local Territory of Nyunzu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo".
République Démocratique du Congo (RDC), Mbuji Mayi, le 31 mai 2012 - Au terme d’une visite officielle effectuée du 29 au 31 mai 2012 à Mbuji Mayi, province du Kasai-Oriental, grâce au support logistique du Programme Alimentaire Mondiale (PAM), S.E.M. Yoshimasa Tominaga, Ambassadeur du Japon en RDC, a affirmé la volonté de son pays d’accompagner les familles et le Gouvernement congolais sur le chemin de la reconstruction et du développement. En 2010-2012, le Gouvernement japonais était un des donateurs principaux de l’UNICEF en RDC.
KINSHASA, 22 mars 2012 — Le Gouvernement du Japon apporte une contribution d’US$ 7.9 Millions pour la poursuite des activités multisectorielles de l’UNICEF en nutrition, santé, éducation et protection de l’enfance, y compris dans le cadre de la Réponse Rapide aux Mouvements des populations (RRMP) en République Démocratique du Congo en 2012.
1.) In response to the Great East Japan Earthquake, the Government of the Republic of Congo announced that it will donate 500,000 US dollars (approximately 40 million yen) as relief money for Japan.
2.) From the Republic of Congo, words and letters of sympathy were sent from H.E. Mr. Denis SASSOU NGUESSO, President of the Republic of Congo, H.E. Mr. Basil IKOUEBE, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, and others.
The Government of Japan has decided to extend general project grant aid to contribute to the implementation of le projet de réhabilitation de l'usine de traitement des'eaux de Ngaliema dans la ville de Kinshasa en République Démocratique du Congo and le projet d'extension de l'usine de traitement des'eaux de Ngaliema dans la ville de Kinshasa (le Concept Détaillé) totaling a maximum of 2.025 billion JPY to the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
4 May 2009, Prague
1. Mr Václav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic, assisted by High Representative Dr Javier Solana, and Mr José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, and Mr Taro Aso, Prime Minister of Japan, met in Prague on 4 May 2009 for the 18th Summit between the European Union (EU) and Japan.
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.
His Excellency Dr. Luka Biong, Minister of Presidential Affairs of the Government of Southern Sudan,
His Excellency Dr. Barnaba Marial Benjamin, Minister of Regional Cooperation of the Government of Southern Sudan,
His Excellency Mr. Samuel Poghisio, Minister for Information and Communication of the Republic of Kenya,
His Excellency Mr. Farid Zarif, Chief of Staff of the United Nations Mission in Sudan,
As the conflict between rebels and the Congolese government forces in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo expanded, more than 400 thousand persons have been internally displaced.
- On July 29, Japan decided to extend
grant aid totaling 6,620 million yen as food aid for the ten countries
listed below, as part of the measures to cope with the problem of high
2. On April 25 this year, Japan announced that it would implement emergency food aid of approximately 100 million US dollars in the next three months in response to increasing food prices. Also on July 4, Japan announced that it would implement food aid of approximately 50 million dollars by October this year. The decision on this aid is, therefore, part of the concrete implementation.
1. On May 23rd, the Government of Japan decided to implement grant food aid of five billion five-hundred and seventy million yen (approximately 54 million dollars) to eleven countries and one region through the UN World Food Programme (WFP) and the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) as an emergency measure in response to the aggravating issue of rising food prices,
- On the 28th of November (Wednesday),
the Government of Japan and the United Nations (UN) decided to extend assistance
totalling 1,245,357.08 US dollars (approximately 144.46 million yen), through
the Trust Fund for Human Security to a project entitled "Support child
friendly environment through community participation in the DRC" that
will be implemented by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and
the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in the
Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
- On September 22 (Fri), the Government of Japan decided to extend emergency grant aid of 1.5 million dollars (about 166.5 million yen) to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) that is supporting to organize elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to support country's election process.
Presidential and Legislative elections were held generally without major disorders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on July 30 (Sun) and 31(Mon). The Government of Japan welcomes this as it represents an important step in the development of the country's peace process.
- Following a request of the United Nations, the Government of Japan has been considering the dispatch of an electoral observer mission for the presidential and national assembly elections to be held in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). On the policy of extending all possible cooperation for the new nation-building of the DRC, Japan has decided to start making necessary preparations *, on the basis of the International Peace Cooperation Law, to dispatch an electoral observer mission for the elections, which are to be held on July 30 (Sun).
The last item is about Japan's decisions to extend grant aid between 17 to 23 March.
Firstly, 2.6 billion yen will be extended to Afghanistan for the purpose of economic structural reform. A maximum of 106 million yen will be extended to the Democratic and People's Republic of Algeria for fishery. The Government of Japan also decided to extend 416 million yen to the Kingdom of Cambodia for landmine clearance. Also, 600 million yen will be extended in non-project type to the Republic of Malawi.