Advancing Africa’s sustainable development agenda
TICAD partnership for prosperity
1.1 We, the Heads of State and Government and delegations of Japan and 54 African countries together with the representatives of 52 other partner countries, 74 international and regional organizations, representatives of the private sector and civil society organizations (CSOs) from both Japan and Africa met in Nairobi, Kenya, 27-28 August 2016, for the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI).
We, the leaders of the G7, met in Elmau for our annual Summit on 7 and 8 June 2015. Guided by our shared values and principles, we are determined to work closely together to meet the complex international economic and political challenges of our times. We are committed to the values of freedom and democracy, and their universality, to the rule of law and respect for human rights, and to fostering peace and security. Especially in view of the numerous crises in the world, we as G7 nations stand united in our commitment to uphold freedom, sovereignty and territorial integrity.
This White Paper introduces (A) the global financial/economic crisis and assistance to developing countries, (B) Assistance to Afghanistan and Pakistan, and (C) Japan's specific cooperation in response to the issues of environment and climate change. It also includes analysis of Japan's ODA in FY 2008 and assistance implemented according to priority issues and regions, and also describes various challenges in tune with today's needs.