The TICADVI Preparatory Senior Officials’ Meeting (SOM)
1. The TICADVI Preparatory Senior Offcials’ Meeting will be held in Djibouti from March 14 to 15.
2. Officials of the Government of Japan led by Ambassador Norio Maruyama, Director-General of African Affairs and representatives of co-organizers (United Nations, the World Bank, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and African Union Comission (AUC)), African countires, other partner countries, international organizations and civil society organizations will attend the meeting.
3. At this meeting, the senior officials will discuss issues including the theme and the outcome document of TICADVI, which will be held in Kenya on August 27 and 28.