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2018

August

August 30
Japan-Djibouti Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and Working Lunch
August 24
Emergency Assistance to the Democratic Republic of the Congo in response to the Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak
August 23
Foreign Minister Kono Attends ASEAN-related Foreign Ministers’ Meetings and Visits Russia, Myanmar, Bangladesh (YouTube Video)Open a New Window
August 20
Afghan President Ghani’s announcement of the Afghan government’s second ceasefire with the Taliban(Statement by Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga )
August 16
The Terrorist Attacks in Afghanistan(Statement by Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga)
August 8
Prime Minister Abe Meets with United Nations Secretary-General Guterres
August 7
Japan-Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Summit Meeting
Agreement on the outstanding issues of governance for the revitalized transitional period in South Sudan (Statement by Press Secretary Takeshi Osuga)
August 6
Foreign Minister Kono Visits Myanmar
Emergency Assistance to Myanmar in Response to the Flood Disaster
August 5
Japan-Singapore Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (Breakfast Meeting)
August 4
Japan-Cambodia Foreign Ministers' Meeting
The 25th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) Ministerial Meeting
The Eighth East Asia Summit (EAS) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
The 19th ASEAN Plus Three Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
August 3
Extraordinary Press Conference by Foreign Minister Taro Kono (August 3, 2018, 9:41 p.m.)
11th Mekong-Japan Ministerial Meeting
August 2
Agreement in principle on the Japan-ASEAN Technical Cooperation Agreement

June

June 29
Khartoum Declaration of Agreement on South Sudan (Statement by Press Secretary Norio Maruyama)
June 27
Third Conference on Cooperation among East Asian Countries for Palestinian Development (CEAPAD)
Foreign Minister Kono’s Interview with Bhutan Broadcasting Service (BBS) (Kingdom of Bhutan)
Japan's ODA Data by Country
June 26
Japan-Palestine Foreign Minister’s Meeting
June 20
Press Conference by Foreign Press Secretary Norio Maruyama (June 20, 2018, 4:32 p.m.)
Japan-Benin Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
Provision of Yen Loan to the Philippines (Advance Notification)
June 19
Emergency Grant Aid in response to the Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
June 17
Afghan President Ghani’s announcement of an extension to the Afghan government’s ceasefire with the Taliban (Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Norio Maruyama)
June 15
Japan-Maldives Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
June 14
The first Japan-Maldives Policy Dialogue
June 12
Japan-Laos Summit Meeting
Japan-Malaysia Summit Meeting
June 11
Japan-Laos Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
Meeting between Foreign Minister Taro Kono and Union Minister for the Office of the State Counsellor of Myanmar Kyaw Tint Swe
June 9
G7 Charlevoix Summit
The Charlevoix G7 Summit Communique
June 7
Japan- Australia-India- U.S. Consultations
Message of Condolence from Foreign Minister Taro Kono following the Volcanic Eruption in Guatemala
June 4
Japan-Uganda Foreign Ministers’ Working Dinner
June 1
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda, Hon. Sam Kahamba Kutesa to Visit Japan

May

May 31
Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Public Health Network 10th Anniversary Event (Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Manabu Horii attended the Meeting)
May 30
Press Conference by Foreign Press Secretary Norio Maruyama (May 30, 2018, 5:01 p.m.)
May 29
The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers (Statement by Foreign Minister Taro Kono)
Outbreak of Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo : Dispatch of Assessment Team
May 25
Support for the UN Project for African Rapid Deployment of Engineering Capabilities The Initiation of he Fifth Training
May 24
Foreign Minister Kono pays a courtesy call on President of the United Mexican States
May 23
Emergency Assistance to Djibouti in Response to the Flooding Disaster
May 21
Japan-South Africa Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
Welcome Reception hosted by Mr. Sonoura, Advisor to the Prime Minister, on the occasion of the 2nd Capacity Building Executive Programme on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia
May 19
The Eighth Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM8) Leaders’ Declaration
Address by H.E. Mr. Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, at the Eighth Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM 8)
May 18
Extension of the Dispatch Term of the International Peace Cooperation Corps in South Sudan
May 17
Foreign Minister Kono Receives a Courtesy Call from the Minister for International Development and the Pacific of Australia
May 16
Japan-Fiji Summit Meeting and Dinner
Courtesy Call on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Presentation of the Joint Recommendation by the EU- Japan Business Round Table (BRT) Co- Chairmen
May 15
Japan-Samoa Summit Meeting and Dinner
Japan’s Response Following the Food Poisoning Incident at the Planned Venue for PALM8
Press Conference by Foreign Minister Taro Kono (May 15, 2018, 8:46 a.m.)
May 14
Japan-Bangladesh Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and Working Dinner
May 11
The Ninth Japan-Cambodia Human Rights Dialogue
Foreign Minister Kono Visits Jordan (YouTube Video)Open a New Window
May 10
Foreign Minister Kono received a courtesy call from Japan Climate Leaders’ Partnership (Japan-CLP)
Establishment of “Climate Diplomacy Task Force”
May 9
Joint Declaration of the Seventh Japan-China-ROK Trilateral Summit
May 1
Grant Aid to Jordan for Improvement of the Waste Processing Capacity
Japan-Palestine Summit Meeting

April

April 29
The Sixth Ministerial-Level Meeting of the Four-Party Consultative Unit for the “Corridor for Peace and Prosperity”
April 28
Foreign Minister Kono made a courtesy call to His Majesty King Abudullah, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
April 27
Foreign Minister Kono to Visit Jordan
April 25
Supporting the future of Syria and the region, Brussels II Conference, 2018
Courtesy Call on Prime Minister Hariri by Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs
Japan-Jordan Foreign Ministers' Meeting
April 24
Emergency Grant Aid for three countries in the Middle East affected by Syrian crisis
Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Samoa to Visit Japan
April 20
Press Conference by Foreign Minister Taro Kono (April 20, 2018, 8:50 a.m.)
Foreign Minister Taro Kono Attends the Commemorative Symposium for the 60th Anniversary of Japan-Indonesia Diplomatic Relations
Nomination of a candidate for the next Regional Director of the World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Regional Office (WPRO)
Foreign Minister Taro Kono’s Visit to Canada, Switzerland and Belgium
April 19
Submission of the recommendations on climate change diplomacy to Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs
April 13
Foreign Minister Kono Visits Laos and Cambodia (YouTube Video)Open a New Window
April 12
Seminar on Promoting Quality Infrastructure
April 11
Press Conference by Deputy Press Secretary Toshihide Ando (April 11, 2018, 4:32 p.m.)
Parliamentary Vice-Ministers for Foreign Affairs Iwao Horii Attends the Reception of International Symposium, "RI Asia Japan 2018"
April 5
Japan-Iraq Summit Meeting
Senior Officials Meeting on Supporting Job Creation and Vocational Training to Facilitate Weapons Reduction for Iraqi Society
April 4
Informal meeting among experts on climate change and regional affairs follow-up on the report on climate change and fragility
April 3
Foreign Minister Taro Kono Holds a Dinner with the Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency

March

March 29
Signing and Exchange of Notes Concerning Yen Loans to India
Kick-Off Ceremony in Relation to the Provision of Emergency Humanitarian and Reconstruction Assistance in cooperation with UNIDO
The eleventh meeting of the Advisory Panel on Climate Change
March 26
Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Iwao Horii Visits Bangladesh and Myanmar
The tenth meeting of the Advisory Panel on Climate Change
March 22
Extraordinary Ministerial Conference “Preserving Dignity and Sharing Responsibility - Mobilizing Collective Action for UNRWA”
March 20
Japan’s contribution to the UN Haiti Cholera Response Multi-Partner Trust Fund (UN Haiti Cholera Response MPTF)
March 16
Ministerial Meeting in support of Lebanon’s Armed Forces and Internal Security Forces (the Rome II Conference)
March 14
Signing and Exchange of Notes Concerning Yen Loan to Sri Lanka
March 9
Dinner Meeting between Foreign Minister Kono and Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi
March 7
"ARF Workshop on International Cooperation on Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA)"
March 6
Foreign Minister Kono receives a courtesy call from Minister Ghunaim, Head of Palestinian Water Authority
Foreign Minister Kono Pays a Courtsey Call on Hon. Kembo Mohadi, Vice President of the Republic of Zimbabwe
The ninth meeting of the Advisory Panel on Climate Change
March 3
The Terrorist Attacks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (Statement by Press Secretary Norio Maruyama)
March 2
Foreign Minister Kono Receives a Courtesy Call from the Director General of International Organization for Migration
Emergency Assistance to the Independent State of Papua New Guinea in Response to the Damage caused by the Earthquake

February

February 27
Statement by Mr. Manabu Horii, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, at the High-Level Segment of the 37th Session of the Human Rights Council
Minister for Foreign Affairs Taro Kono Met with the Minister of Defence of Latvia
Emergency Grant Aid for two countries in Africa affected by conflict and drought
February 26
The 15th ODA Evaluation Workshop (February 7-8, 2018)
February 23
Japan-Chile Summit Meeting
Japan-Chile Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
Japan-South Africa Summit Telephone Talk
16th Informal Meeting on Further Actions Against Climate Change
February 22
Japan-Mongolia Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
February 21
Provision of Japanese-made Ballot Boxes and other Election equipment to Cambodia (“The Economic and Social Development Programme” Grant Aid)
February 20
Press Conference by Foreign Minister Taro Kono (February 20, 2018, 8:38 a.m.)
Foreign Minister Kono Receives a Courtesy Call from the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator
February 17
Japan-Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
Foreign Minister Kono Pays a Courtesy Call on the First Vice President of South Sudan
February 16
Japan-Georgia Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
Foreign Minister Kono Pays a Courtesy Call on the President of Burkina Faso
Emergency Assistance to Tonga in Response to the Damage caused by Cyclone
Extension of the Dispatch Term of the International Peace Cooperation Corps in South Sudan
February 15
16th Informal Meeting on Further Actions Against Climate Change
Speech by Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Manabu Horii at the 2030 Agenda for Children: End Violence Solutions Summit
The seventh meeting of the Advisory Panel on Climate Change
February 14
Outline of the 5th Green Mekong Forum
Emergency Assistance to Mozambique to the Torrential Rainfall Disaster
February 13
Ceasefire Agreement Signed with Ethnic Armed Groups in Myanmar Statement by Mr. Yohei Sasagawa, Special Envoy of the Government of Japan for National Reconciliation in Myanmar
Ceasefire Agreement Signed with Ethnic Armed Groups in Myanmar (Statement by Foreign Minister Taro Kono)
February 7
Messages of Condolences from Foreign Minister Kono to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Taiwan Regarding the Earthquake in Taiwan
The Fifth Japan-Myanmar Human Rights Dialogue
February 6
5th Green Mekong Forum to be Held in Bangkok
February 5
The fifth meeting of the Advisory Panel on Climate Change