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Date : August 22, 2019

Video report: 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7), by Mr. Masahiko KIYA, Ambassador for TICAD7

post date : 2019.08.23

The 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7), a summit-level international conference on African development which was started by the government of Japan, UN, UNDP and World Bank in 1993, will be held in Yokohama from August 28 to 30, 2019. Based on the results of the G20 Osaka Summit and G7 Biarritz Summit in France, and on the requests of African countries, the following topics will be discussed at TICAD7 under the theme of “Advancing Africa's Development through People, Technology and Innovation”: 1) Economic transformation and improvements in the business environment and institutions through private investment and innovation, 2) Promotion of a resilient and sustainable society for human security, and 3) Peace and stability by supporting for Africa’s own proactive efforts).


The FPCJ invited Mr. Masahiko Kiya, Ambassador for TICAD7/ Deputy Director-General of the African Affairs Department and International Cooperation Bureau of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to discuss the 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development. 


The briefing had a total of 14 participants including journalists from China, Singapore, South Korea, India, Vietnam, Germany, France,  and the USA.


【Related link】TICAD7 HP


- Date:  August 22 (Thu), 2019, 14:00-15:30

- Theme: 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7)

- Briefer:  Mr. Masahiko KIYA, Ambassador for TICAD7, Deputy Director-General, African Affairs

               Department and International Cooperation Bureau, MOFA

- Language:  Japanese (with consecutive English interpretation)



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