The Government of Japan has extended a total sum of US$ 625,000 (Approximately Rs. 97 million) in grant aid for humanitarian demining in Northern Sri Lanka, under its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Project (GGP).
(Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga)
Japan welcomes the fact that the Republic of South Sudan successfully held the Peace Ceremony for the signing of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan (R-ARCSS) without any major disruptions in Juba on October 31.
TSHOLOTSHO – At Tsholotsho Hospital today, the Government of Japan officially handed over a contribution of US$ 1 million to enhance the resilience of drought- and flood-affected communities in Zimbabwe through a comprehensive set of health, nutrition, food security and WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) interventions. The project is being implemented by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in collaboration with the Government of Zimbabwe.
La dynamique des conflits a aggravé la vulnérabilité des populations, causé des dégâts à l’agriculture, aux pêcheries et aux moyens de subsistance pastoraux et porté atteinte à la liberté de circulation, aux échanges commerciaux et à la gouvernance locale.
Rôle de la TICAD au service du développement de l’Afrique
Depuis la tenue de la TICAD VI en 2016, l’Afrique n’a eu de cesse d’avancer dans la bonne direction.
TICAD's Role in Advancing Africa's Development
Conflict dynamics have increased the vulnerability of the population, damaged agriculture, fisheries and livelihoods, and affected freedom of movement, trade and local governance.
Since TICAD VI in 2016, Africa has been on the move.
Today, October 3, the Government of Japan has decided to dispatch the Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Team (Japan Self-Defense Force Units ) to the Republic of Indonesia, and to provide emergency relief goods (Tent, Water Purifier and Generator) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), in response to the damage caused by the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Sulawesi in the Republic of Indonesia, in light of the humanitarian perspective and the friendly relationship between two countries.
The SDF Unit is scheduled to leave for Indonesia today.
On September 26th (Wednesday),Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, attended the EU-hosted High Level Meeting on Syria in New York. This meeting was held as follow-up to the Second Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region in April this year.
Islamabad: 27th September 2018
The government of Japan has announced its support to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) for Seasonal Livelihood Programming in erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA). The official announcement was made by the Secretary for Livelihood and Production Department, Abdul Latif, and the Ambassador of Japan in Pakistan, H.E. Mr. Takashi Kurai, during a press event in Islamabad.
JUBA - The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) welcomed a US$1.8 million (JP¥ 200,000,000) contribution from Japan to help bolster food and nutrition security in South Sudan, where millions of people do not know where their next meal is coming from.
Japan's new contribution, will enable WFP to reach 32,000 people in Western Bahr el Ghazal and Central Equatoria states with critical food assistance while they work on rehabilitating or constructing productive assets.
Kabul, August 27, 2018 – The Government of Japan has responded to the urgent call to scale up maternal and child health action in Afghanistan with new assistance to UNICEF of USD 8.1 million. The grant is a part of the overall supports to address the wellbeing of mothers and children, with a focus on health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene, through the scale-up of the system to the nationwide to utilize a comprehensive handbook for service receivers and providers within the Basic Primary Health Service (BPHS) system across all 34 provinces of the country.
Today, August 24, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in response to the request from the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo following the Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in the eastern part of the country.
The Government of Japan decided to provide emergency assistance to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in light of the friendly relationship between Japan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
On Monday, August 6, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (water storage tanks, tents) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, in response to the request from its government following serious damage caused by the floods disaster in the country.
The Ministers/Representatives of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Viet Nam (hereafter referred to as the “Lower Mekong Countries”); the European Union, the Governments of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, and the United States; and the World Bank (hereafter referred to as the “Development Partners”); and Mekong River Commission (MRC), collectively referred to as “the Participants,”
In the spirit of promoting continued cooperation to support inclusive and sustainable development among the Lower Mekong Countries;
Today, July 25, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (tents, blankets, etc.) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), in response to the request from the Government of the Lao PDR following serious damage caused by the flood disaster in Attapeu province in southern Laos.
Yola, 25 July 2018 - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Adamawa State Government and the Government of Japan flagged off the distribution of agricultural inputs in Loko, a village once hit by Boko Haram in Song Local Government Area in Adamawa State.
Le 19 juin, le Gouvernement du Japon a décidé d’accorder une Aide d’Urgence de 3 millions de dollars américains, en réponse à l’épidémie de maladie à virus Ebola en République Démocratique du Congo, à travers l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS), le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l’Enfance (UNICEF) et l’Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations (OIM).
Juba 15 June, 2018 – ‘I have witnessed it myself that most of our mothers die due to losing a lot of blood after delivery and about 80 percent die because of lack of blood for transfusion. So, I felt that I should act as an example to donate blood to save the lives of our mothers’ said Judith a midwife working at Juba Teaching Hospital after donating blood. She appealed to other health workers to volunteer and donate blood to save more lives.
Japanese Ambassador Koji Haneda and Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano signed and exchanged notes on the Project for Improving Flood Forecasting and Warning System for Cagayan de Oro Basin and on the Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) Project on June 13, 2018.
The Government of Japan decided to dispatch the Japan Disaster Relief (JDR) Infectious Diseases Response Team from June 11 in response to the request from the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo concerning the Ebola virus disease outbreak.
The Team will work for strengthening surveillance system and laboratory confirmation capabilities in Kinshasa, in collaboration with the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and International Organizations.
Today, June 8, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (tents, blankets, etc.) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to the Republic of Guatemala, in response to the request from the Government of the Republic of Guatemala following serious damage caused by the eruption of Fuego volcano.