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06 Dec 2017 description

Juba - UN Women and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) were pleased to host the Japanese Ambassador to South Sudan, Seiji Okada, together with the Deputy Director General of South Sudan’s Directorate of Nationality, Passports and Immigration (DNPI), Major General Charles Boza Eywa, and the Advisor to the President on Gender Affairs, Rachael Nyadak Paul, during a trip to Nimule, Pageri County, on 29 November to visit Government of Japan-funded projects.

20 Sep 2017 description

Mingkaman, Awerial County, September 14th, 2017, UN Women South Sudan Country Representative Ms. Funmi Balogun led a high-level delegation to Eastern Lakes State (former Lakes State) for the handover of a UN Women Empowerment Center in Mingkaman, Awerial County, Eastern Lakes State. The delegation comprised of The Japan Ambassador to South Sudan H.E. Kiya Masahiko, the Governor of Eastern Lakes State, Hon. Bor Wutchok Bor Acuil, the Under Secretary in the Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare Hon. Esther Ekere Eluzai, Hon.

08 Sep 2017 description

Juba – Japanese Ambassador to South Sudan Kiya Masahiko visited the Bentiu protection of civilians (PoC) site this week, where Government of Japan partners are providing humanitarian assistance to an estimated 115,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs). With over 7.6 million people in need of aid across the country, the support of the Japanese people is critical to ensuring relief agencies have resources to reach those most in need.

25 Apr 2017 description

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.

03 Apr 2017 description

3rd April 2017, Juba – Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) in partnership with The Health Support Organization (THESO) held a ceremony of handing over school sanitation facilities and 3 pit latrines with ventilation to Gudele West Basic School. This program was funded by the Government of Japan through Japanese Platform.

PWJ and THESO have jointly been delivering both emergency and developmental WASH services to the needy populations in Juba PoCs and to IDPs and their host community in Gumbo since 2014 as well as to people in Bor West County since 2016.

28 Mar 2017 description

Juba, 28 March 2017 – The Government of Japan has contributed USD 906,000 for the mine action project “Humanitarian Mine Action in Support of Conflict Affected Communities in South Sudan.” Over the past five years, Japan has contribution over USD 13 million to mine action operations in South Sudan. Last year alone, Japanese-funded teams cleared a total of 1,799,211 sqm, and closed 450 spot tasks including emergency operations by UNMAS Quick Response Teams to survey and clear civilian locations in Juba in the immediate aftermath of conflict in July 2016.

22 Mar 2017 description
report Government of Japan

Juba – The Embassy of Japan in South Sudan and National Women Empowerment & Rehabilitation Organization (NWERO) have made an announcement for launch of “the Project for Supply Community Based Schools with Clean and Safe Drinking Water,” at Malakia Primary School, Juba. The signed notes for the project were exchanged between H.E Kiya Masahiko, Ambassador of Japan to South Sudan, and Mrs. Editha Meling Kenyi, Executive Director of NWERO.

17 Mar 2017 description

JUBA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of US$8.4 million from the Government of Japan to support its emergency response and the WFP-managed United Nations Humanitarian Air Service (UNHAS) in South Sudan.

14 Mar 2017 description
report Government of Japan
  1. On March 14, the Government of Japan decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of 26 million US dollars in response to the famine in the Middle East and Africa through 6 international organizations and agencies including the World Food Programme (WFP).

  2. This assistance is also provided as a swift response to United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres’s call for support. Japan will provide humanitarian assistance such as food, nutrition, health and WASH (Water and Sanitation) in Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Yemen, and Kenya.

06 Mar 2017 description

6 March 2017, Juba, South Sudan – The Government of Japan and the World Health Organization (WHO) delivered three all-terrain vehicles for the three regional Blood Transfusion Centres in Juba, Wau and Malakal, at the end of their USD 2 million project for boosting blood donation. The three vehicles are a shot in the arm for the Regional Blood Transfusion Centres to collect more contributions through mobile blood donation drives.

02 Feb 2017 description

Juba — The Diet (Parliament) of Japan approved the $22.4 million budget for South Sudan’s humanitarian and reconstruction assistance through its partnership with international organizations.

29 Apr 2016 description

Mingkaman, South Sudan, April 28, 2016 – The Government of Japan and the Ministry of Transportation, Roads and Bridges jointly inaugurated today a river port in Mingkaman, Awerial County. The $4.1 million port facility, funded by the people of Japan and implemented by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), will expand the capacity to provide life-saving supplies to South Sudan’s civilian population, particularly those people affected by displacement after the 2013 conflict.

29 Mar 2016 description

South Sudan, Joint Press Release – The Government of Japan and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) delivered two training manuals to the Government of South Sudan to improve border and migration management across the country.

23 Mar 2016 description

JOINT PRESS RELEASE

Embassy of Japan
Juba, South Sudan

United Nations Mine Action Service
Juba, South Sudan

18 Mar 2016 description

Juba, South Sudan, 17 March 2016 - The Government of Japan, based on its commitment to support the people of South Sudan and through partnership with Caritas Switzerland, supports 3,720 people in the village of Ido, located in the county of Torit, to improve their quality of life by providing them with access to drinking water.

23 Feb 2016 description
report Government of Japan

Juba, South Sudan, 23 February, 2016 – The Japanese Ambassador to South Sudan, H.E. Kiya Masahiko, and UN Women Director, Programme Division from New York, Ms. Maria Noel Vaeza, in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare, have handed over 5 community cereal grinding mills, 4 greenhouse kits and 4 units of one-acre drip irrigation kits as part of the UN Women Humanitarian Assistance Programme that is co-funded by the Government of Japan.

10 Feb 2016 description

The European Union Delegation, the Heads of Mission of Denmark, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, The United Kingdom and the Heads of Mission of Canada, Japan, Norway and Switzerland issue the following statement in South Sudan:

The Heads of Mission express their grave concern at the potential consequences of the passing of the non-governmental organisations bill, and the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission bill in Parliament on 2 February.

05 Feb 2016 description

Joint Press Release

Juba, South Sudan, 4 February 2016 – The Government of Japan, based on its commitment to support the people of South Sudan and through partnership with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), delivered three ambulances to health facilities in three conflict-affected locations where there are 250,000 women of reproductive age in need of obstetric services.

03 Feb 2016 description
report Government of Japan

Juba — The Government of Japan conveys today the goodwill of the people of Japan by extending assistance of USD 30.9 million for the sustained humanitarian relief operations in South Sudan and the country’s effort to consolidate the hard-won peace at its critical juncture.

08 Oct 2015 description

JUBA – The Government of Japan has announced a US$1 million contribution to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to support activities enabling communities in South Sudan to restore livelihoods and enhance their resilience against future shocks that affect their food security.

“Japan is committed to assisting the people of South Sudan attain long-term food security and break the cycle of constant hunger crises. These funds will help WFP deliver such assistance to needy communities,” said Kiya Masahiko, the Ambassador of Japan to South Sudan.