Assistance by the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security
January 25, 2008
- On the 25th of January (Friday), the Government of Japan and the United
Nations (UN) decided to extend assistance totalling 7,063,000 US dollars
(approximately 820 million yen), through the Trust Fund for Human Security
to 3 projects that will be implemented by the United Nations Organizations,
such as United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and United Nations Development
Programme (UNDP) in the Republic of Liberia, the Republic of Belarus and
the Republic of El Salvador.
- Human security is a concept that focuses on the people who are placed
under these and other threats and thereby complements the concept of state
security. Human security proposes to protect individuals as well as to empower
them so that they can mobilize their potential to cope with threats themselves.
To empower them, human security employs community-level approach which is
one of the bed rocks for nation-building. Government of Japan has been addressing
for the realization of Human Security by assistance including through the
Trust Fund for Human Security.
- The outlines of 3 projects are specified in Annex 1, 2 and 3.
- Assistance by the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security to the project “Reduction of Maternal, Newborn Mortality in Liberia” (Annex 1 PDF)
- Assistance by the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security to the project “Enhancing Human Security in the Chernobyl Affected Area of Belarus”(Annex 2 PDF)
- Assistance by the United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security to the project “Strengthening Human Security by fostering Peaceful Coexistence and Improving Citizen Security in 3 Municipalities in the Department of Sonsonate”(Annex 3 PDF)
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