Yokohama Declaration Defines Actions for The Next Three Years

The President João Lourenço and the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe will meet tomorrow on the sidelines

The President João Lourenço and the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe will meet tomorrow on the sidelines of the TICAD's works

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The 7th edition of the Tokyo International Conference on Africa's Development (TICAD) ends tomorrow in the port city of Yokohama (Japan) with the production of a Declaration

In the Declaration, the parties should mirror the progress made during three days of debate. The Declaration, whose final preparation took place today during the meeting of ministers, should reaffirm the commitment of African countries and the Japanese Government on the need to accelerate economic transformation and improve the business environment through innovation and private sector engagement.

For three days, the International Conference reflected on the need to deepen a sustainable and resilient society focused on health, education, environment and reduction of natural disaster risks. African countries and the Government of Japan should confirm, in the document, their intention to strengthen peace and stability, including issues on building strong institutions, good governance, and support for refugees and displaced people from the continent.

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