G20 Osaka Summit

Side Event of the G20 Development Working Group on "Effective Triangular Cooperation for Achieving the 2030 Agenda"

On Wednesday 23 January, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA) co-organized a Side-Event entitled "Effective Triangular Cooperation for Achieving the 2030 Agenda" with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and the Republic of Argentina, in the margins of the first G20 Development Working Group (DWG) meeting under the Japanese Presidency.

(Photo)Side Event of the G20 Development Working Group on "Effective Triangular Cooperation for Achieving the 2030 Agenda"

Related Events 01 Opening Remarks

(Photo)Opening Remarks

At the beginning of the side event, Mr. Kazuya Nashida, Director General, International Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan, made opening remarks. Mr. Nashida, in his remarks, indicating triangular cooperation as an effective tool for meeting new needs for development, stated the importance of clarifying the role of various actors including the G20 based on the field practices in the field so that the knowledge and expertise of emerging and developing countries as actors of development cooperation will be further utilized.

Related Events 02 Exchange of Views by Panelists

(Photo)Exchange of Views by Panelists 1

In the Session 1, panelists from the Chilean International Cooperation Agency (AGCIDI), the Ministry of Health, Republic of Indonesia, the Tanzanian National Hospital, and the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), which have long been Japan's counterpart organizations in development cooperation, gave a talk. Moderated by Prof. Akio Hosono, Senior Research Advisor, JICA Research Institute, they provided on-the-spot knowledge based on actual cases as a practitioner involved in triangular cooperation.

(Photo)Exchange of Views by Panelists 2

In the Session 2, panelists from the G20 member countries also joined, and active discussions were held on the necessary elements for effective triangular cooperation.

Related Events 03 Closing Remarks

(Photo)Closing Remarks

Mr. Kozo HONSEI, Senior Vice President, JICA, wrapped up the side event, pointing out south-south cooperation and triangular cooperation as pivotal tools for cooperation of various actors to achieve the 2030 Agenda and expressed his expectations towards creating the common values for effective practices of triangular cooperation and providing continuous opportunities to share experiences at the G20.