Ms. Akiko Yamanaka, Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, to Attend the 62nd Session of the ESCAP and another Meeting
April 4, 2006
- Ms. Akiko Yamanaka, Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, as the head of a delegation of Japan, will attend the 62nd Session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) on April 10 (Mon) in Jakarta, Indonesia.
- The Session will be attended by ministerial-level representatives from 62 member countries and regions. At the Session, the issues of "Implications of recent economic social developments", "Strengthening pacific island developing countries and territories through regional cooperation", "Enhancing regional cooperation in infrastructure development, including that related to the disaster management" will be discussed. During the Session, a policy speech by the representative of each country is scheduled. "Pacific Leaders' United Nations ESCAP Special Session" and "Ministerial Round Table on Enhancing regional cooperation in infrastructure development, including that related to the disaster management" will be also held.
- Ms. Yamanaka will then attend the 6th Democracy and Free Trade Forum, which will be held on April 11 (Tue) and 12 (Wed) in Doha, Qatar.
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