On May 8 at JICA Ichigaya, JICA representatives and European Union (EU) delegation met to exchange opinions over the issue of development policies. The delegation was headed by Mr. Gustavo Martin Prada, Director of EU Development Policy at Directorate General for Development and Cooperation; Mr. Patrick Simonnet, Deputy Head of International Development Dialogue Unit and others. From JICA, Masayuki Karasawa, Head of the Office for Global Issues and Development Partnership at Operations Strategy Department, Hiroshi Kato, JICA-RI Director, Kenichi Shishido, Senior Advisor at the Africa Department, and other JICA officials attended the meeting.
The two organizations have constantly arranged venues for similar discussions. In light of the current approaches that two organizations take, they discussed a variety of themes —orientation of development aid for Africa with an eye towards TICAD V to be held in Yokohama this June, progress in coordination between EU and JICA, human security and financial support, and the agenda for post-2015.
|Day||May 08, 2013(Wed)|
|Place||JICA Ichigaya Building|