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09 May 2018 description

KHARTOUM, 9 May 2018 (UNHCR): - The UN Refugee Agency welcomed today a generous contribution of USD 2 million from the Government and people of Japan to protect and assist South Sudanese refugees in Sudan. Japan’s funding will help UNHCR work with the Government of Sudan to address the increasing humanitarian needs of South Sudanese refugees who have sought safety in Sudan due to the continued violence in their country.

30 Mar 2015 description
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Khartoum, 28 January 2015 -- The Government of Japan has made a generous contribution of USD 750,000 to UNDP’s Strengthening the Capacity of the Sudan National Human Rights Commission (SNHRC) project which will be implemented from 2015 to 2018 with the main objective of supporting the SNHRC in the development of its operational, technical and legal capacities to become a cornerstone within Sudan’s national human rights protection system, in line with the Paris Principles.

30 Mar 2015 description
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March 24th 2015, Khartoum - The Government of Japan has allocated USD 2.5 million to UNDP’s Promoting Community Stabilization Programme. This generous contribution enables UNDP to support the Government of Sudan initiating project implementation immediately in the target states.

06 Feb 2015 description
report Government of Japan

The Government of Japan has decided to provide USD 80 million in support of people of South Sudan facing dire humanitarian needs. A total of USD 80 million will be provided through various international agencies; approximately USD 56.7 million to help internally displaced persons (IDPs) in South Sudan, while USD 23.9 million is for South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia, Sudan and Uganda.

This new pledge will be announced at the High-Level Event on Humanitarian Crisis in South Sudan, to be held in Nairobi, Kenya, on 9 February.

17 May 2014 description

JUBA, 13 May 2014 – The Embassy of Japan and the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in South Sudan (UNHCR) are pleased to announce a contribution of USD 6.8 million from the Government of Japan towards UNHCR’s programme for refugees in Unity and Upper Nile states. This is part of an overall contribution of USD 66.8 million from the Government of Japan for UNHCR’s refugee and IDP response operations in 18 African countries.

14 Mar 2014 description
report Government of Japan

Japan has announced assistance of USD 1.5 million to support the ongoing peace dialogues on South Sudan. This contribution is a follow-up to the announcement by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the African Union's Headquarters on 14 January 2014 to provide approximately USD 320 million to respond to conflicts and natural disasters in Africa.

09 Aug 2013 description
report Government of Japan

On Thursday, August 8, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (water purifiers, sleeping pads, etc) worth 16 million JPY to the Republic of the Sudan through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in response to the request from the Government of the Republic of the Sudan.

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08 Mar 2013 description
report Government of Japan

No: JP 05/13

The Government of Japan had decided to contribute a total of 53.3 million US dollars to the UN and international organizations to support consolidation of peace in South Sudan. This contribution comes from Japan’s supplementary budget for FY 2012 and is expected to respond to the emergency humanitarian needs especially for vulnerable people. While Japan’s contribution to African countries through this budget amounts to 525.4 million US dollars in total, more than 10 % of which is allocated to South Sudan.

13 Jul 2012 description
report Government of Japan

1 . On Friday, July 13, the Government of Japan decided to contribute 2.04 million US dollars in emergency grant aid in order to support Sudanese refugees that fled to South Sudan due to the deterioration of the humanitarian situation in the southern part of Sudan.

2 . The increase of refugees has deteriorated living conditions in hygiene and other sectors in the refugee camps and scaled up the needs for humanitarian assistance.

10 Dec 2010 description
report Government of Japan

1.On December 10, the Cabinet made a decision on dispatch of a Japanese Referendum Observation Mission to Sudan to assist the conduct of a free and fair Referendum, which allows the people of Southern Sudan to vote for unity or to vote for secession.

30 Jul 2010 description
report Government of Japan
  1. On Friday, July 30, Japan decided to provide through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) an emergency grant in the amount of approximately 8.17 million US dollars to assist the conduct of the referenda in Sudan scheduled to be held in January next year.

    2. The 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) brought the North-South civil war in Sudan to an end.

01 Apr 2010 description
report Government of Japan
  1. The Government of Japan will dispatch an election observation team to Sudan to assist free and fair elections to be conducted in the general elections in Sudan scheduled to be held from Sunday, April 11 to Sunday, April 18, 2010. The team will be headed by Mr. Yuichi Ishii, former Ambassador of Japan in Sudan, and composed of sixteen members including government officials and private experts.

    2. The Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) signed in January 2005 put an end to the North-South civil war in Sudan, which had lasted for more than twenty years.

16 Oct 2009 description
report Government of Japan
  1. On October 16, the Government of Japan decided to extend emergency grant aid amounting to approximately 10 million USD (1.03 billion JPY) to support the implementation of the elections in the Republic of the Sudan to be conducted in April 2010. This assistance, which will be provided through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is the largest-scale contribution among Japan's electoral assistances ever provided in Africa.

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11 Mar 2009 description
report Government of 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.

11 Mar 2009 description
report Government of Japan

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,

Mr.

08 Jan 2009 description
report Government of Japan
  1. The Government of Japan has decided to provide 1,575 million yen, as grant aid for peacebuilding, to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for "the Sudan Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Programme." Notes to this effect were exchanged on January 8 (Thu.) in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, between Mr. Yuichi Ishii, Japanese Ambassador to Sudan, and Ms. Ameerah Haq, the Resident Representative of the UNDP in the Republic of the Sudan.

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27 Oct 2008 description
report Government of Japan

1. Background

(1) In South Sudan, despite the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement which brought an end to the 21-year-long conflict, approximately 260,000 Sudanese refugees still remain displaced outside the country.

(2) The number of returnees to South Sudan is anticipated to soar shortly. At least 80,000 refugees are anticipated to return within a year following the end of the rainy season in November. The anticipated general election in 2009, including the presidential election, will further accelerate the number of returnees.

03 Oct 2008 description
report Government of Japan

On October 3 (Fri), the Cabinet made a decision to dispatch two members of the Self-Defense Forces to the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) Headquarters, on the basis of the International Peace Cooperation Law.

The Government of Japan will dispatch a staff officer (unarmed) each to the following posts at the UNMIS Headquarters in Khartoum.

26 May 2008 description
report Government of Japan

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,

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07 Mar 2008 description

Juba, 07 March 2008 - A Japanese grant of 8.7 million dollars to the UN refugee agency will make it possible for hundreds of teachers to be formally trained in the next three years, the Embassy of Japan and UNHCR jointly announced today in Juba.

With this funding, Japan will be supporting the construction of a national Teacher Training Institute (TTI) in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, and a State-level TTI in Aweil, the state capital of Northern Bahr-el-Ghazal.