Decision on the Dates of the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7)
1. On July 27, the Cabinet approved the holding of the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) in Yokohama from August 28 to 30, 2019, and the awards ceremony for the Third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize on that occasion.
2. In addition, the TICAD Ministerial Meeting will be held in Tokyo on October 6 and 7 this year in order to follow-up TICAD VI, which was held in 2016, and prepare for TICAD7in 2019.
3. The Government of Japan will strongly support African development based on initiatives promoted by both the public and private sectors while capturing growth in Africa, the 21st Century’s greatest frontier, through the TICAD process.