Past programs

これまでの取組

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FY2011

 In 2011 the Ministry of Defense established the "Capacity Building Assistance Office" within its International Policy Division, Defense Policy Bureau. The Office conducted field surveys and research in a number of countries in order to identify the practical needs of support countries and determine best methods for providing capacity building assistance.


能力構築支援事業のこれまでの取組
Target countries Field of research
Timor-Leste
Human resource development assistance related to maintenance technology necessary for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR)
Cambodia
Human resource development assistance related to mines and unexploded bomb disposal
Vietnam
Human resource development assistance related to maritime security, PKO, HA/DR
Indonesia
Human resource development assistance related to maritime security, PKO, HA/DR
Pacific Island States
(PNG, Tonga)
Human resource development assistance related to HA/DR
Mongolia
Human resource development assistance related to military medicine and PKO

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FY2012

Based on the result of surveys and research from the previous fiscal year, we started full-scale capacity building assistance programs.

◯ Long-term programs involving the dispatch of self-defense force officers or members of private organizations to target countries for longer period of time

Long-term programs involving the dispatch of self-defense force officers or members of private organizations to target countries for longer period of time
Country Period Delegation Target groups Program Contents
Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste
4 Dec. 2012 -
15 Mar. 2013
2 GSDF officers, one official from Capacity Building Assistance office (CBAO), 4 personnel from a civilian organization Timor-Leste Army headquarters and Army Logistic Support Troop Human resource development program regarding the maintenance of military equipment in the field of HA/DR (Vehicle maintenance training etc.)
Cambodia
Cambodia
24 Jan. - 20 Mar.
2013
4 GSDF officers, one official from CBAO, 6 personnel from a civilian organization National Center for Peacekeeping forces, Mine and ERW Clearance (NPMEC) Human resource development program regarding the field of civil engineering such as road construction in the field of PKO

◯ Short-term programs involving the dispatch of self-defense force officers or members of private organizations to target countries for shorter period of time

Short-term programs involving the dispatch of self-defense force officers or members of private organizations to target countries for shorter period of time
Country Period Delegation Target groups Program Contents
Mongolia
Mongolia
17 Oct. 2012 4 GSDF officers, one official from CBAO The General Hospital of Defense and Law Enforcement Seminar on GSDF medical unit activities
Vietnam
Vietnam
22 - 23 Oct. 2012 3 MSDF officers and Director from CBAO Vietnamese Navy Seminar on Underwater Medicine
Indonesia
Indonesia
4 - 6 Feb. 2012 3 MSDF officers and Director from CBAO Hydro-Oceanographic Office, Indonesian Navy Seminar on meteorology and oceanography operation

◯ Invitation programs to welcome trainees from target countries

Invitation programs to welcome trainees from target countries
Country Period Attendee Location Program Contents
Vietnam
Vietnam
4 - 9 Mar. 2013 6 personnel from Vietnamese Ministry of Defence and Army (working-level officials who are involved in UN PKO programs) Ministry of Defense, GSDF Central Readiness Force, Japan Peacekeeping Training & Research Centre Introduction of PKO activities by SDF for dispatch of Vietnamese Army to UN PKO

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FY2013

◯ Long-term programs

Long-term programs
Country Period Delegation Target groups Program Contents
Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste
17 Oct. 2013 -
7 Mar. 2014
8 GSDF officers, one official from CBAO, 6 personnel from a civilian organization Timor-Leste Army Headquarters and logistical unit Human resource development program regarding maintenance of military equipment in the field of HA/DR (Vehicle maintenance training etc.)
Cambodia
Cambodia
3 Dec. 2013 -
18 Mar.2014
4 GSDF officers (16 officers at the training), one official from CBAO, 6 personnel from a civilian organization NPMEC Human resource development program regarding the field of civil engineering such as road construction in the field of PKO

◯ Short-term programs

Short-term programs
Country Period Delegation Target groups Program Contents
Vietnam
Vietnam
22 - 24 May. 2013 3 MSDF officers, Director, one official from CBAO Vietnamese Navy and Ministry of Defence Seminar on Underwater Medicine
Mongolia
Mongolia
11 - 13 Jun. 2013 5 GSDF officers, Director, 2 officials from CBAO Mongolian Army civil engineering unit Human resource development in the field of civil engineering contributing to PKO (the 1st field survey)
Indonesia
Indonesia
3 - 5 Jul. 2013 One MSDF officer, Director, official from CBAO, (one Coast Guard Officer) Hydro-Oceanographic Office, Indonesian Navy Seminar on the outline of meteorology and oceanography operation (maritime security field)
Mongolia
Mongolia
31 Jul.-
6 Aug. 2013
6 GSDF officers, one official from CBAO Mongolian Army civil engineering unit Human resource development in the field of civil engineering, that contributes to PKO (the 2nd field survey)
Vietnam
Vietnam
24 - 27 Sep. 2013 5 ASDF officers, Director, one official from CBAO Vietnamese Air Force Seminar on aviation safety
Vietnam
Vietnam
17 - 21 Mar. 2014 3 MSDF officers, Director, one official from CBAO Vietnamese Navy Seminar on Underwater medicine

◯ Invitation programs to welcome trainees from target countries

Invitation programs to welcome trainees from target countries
Country Period Attendee Location Program Contents
Vietnam
Vietnam
19 - 26 Sep. 2013 5 personnel from Vietnamese Navy Public Health planning office of Maritime Staff Office, Underwater Medicine experiment unit MSDF, Yokosuka Self Defense Force Hospital etc. Training at MSDF Underwater Medicine related units
Mongolia
Mongolia
20 - 23 Nov. 2013 6 personnel in public health field from Mongolian staff headquarters Ministry of Defense (Defense Policy Bureau, Medical Department, Ground Staff Office), SDF Central Hospital, JGSDF Medical School etc. Training at GSDF medical units
Indonesia
Indonesia
3 - 7 Feb. 2014 5 personnel from Indonesian Navy Ministry of defense (Defense Policy Bureau), MSDF Oceanographic Command, Japan Coast Guard Oceanographic department, private companies etc. Training in oceanics and charting at related facilities of MSDF Japan Coast Guard Oceanographic department and private companies
Vietnam
Vietnam
4 - 5 Feb. 2014 3 personnel from Vietnamese Ministry of Defence Ministry of Defense, GSDF North Eastern Army Headquarters Training in HA/DR
Vietnam
Vietnam
3 - 5 Mar. 2014 5 personnel from Vietnamese Ministry of Defense and Air Force Ministry of Defense, ASDF Aeromedical Lab, Iruma Weather Squadron, 1st Air Wing, Hamamatsu Air Rescue Squadron Training aviation safety etc.
Mongolia
Mongolia
10 - 13 Mar. 2014 5 personnel from Mongolian staff headquarters Ministry of Defense, GSDF Engineer School Training in civil engineering

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FY2014

◯ Long-term programs

Long-term programs
Country Period Delegation Target groups Program Contents
Mongolia
Mongolia
27 Jun.-
25 Jul. 2014
9 GSDF officers, one official from CBAO, 3 personnel from a civilian organization Mongolian Army General Training center Survey training for operational road construction
Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste
3 Sep.-
20 Nov. 2014
8 GSDF officers, one official from CBAO, 3 personnel from a civilian organization Timor-Leste Army Command and Logistic support troop Human resource development program regarding equipment maintenance in the field of HA/DR
Cambodia
Cambodia
30 Oct.-
19 Nov. 2014
3 GSDF officers and one official from CBAO Cambodian Army PKO training center Human resource development regarding civil engineering in fields such as road construction

◯ Short-term programs to send self-defense force officers etc. to target countries for a short period

Short-term programs to send self-defense force officers etc. to target countries for a short period
Country Period Delegation Target groups Program Contents
PNG
PNG
14 - 18 Jul. 2014 2 GSDF officers and one official from CBAO PNG Army Human resource development assistance in the field of HA/DR
Mongolia
Mongolia
17 - 18 Jul. 2014 3 GSDF officers, Director, one official from CBAO The General Hospital of Defense and Law Enforcement Seminar on Military Medicine
Vietnam
Vietnam
25 - 29 Nov. 2014 4 ASDF officers and one official from CBAO Approx. 25 personnel from Vietnamese Air Force Seminar on aviation safety
Myanmar
Myanmar
21 - 24 Dec. 2014 4 MSDF officers and one official from CBAO Approx. 30 people including medical officers from the Myanmar Army and divers from the Navy Seminar on Underwater medicine
Myanmar
Myanmar
20 - 23 Jan. 2015 4 ASDF officers and one official from CBAO Approx. 60 members from the Myanmar Air Force including pilots who completed their in-house meteorology course Seminar on aviation meteorology
Vietnam
Vietnam
3 Feb. 2015 2 ASDF officers and one official from CBAO Approx. 15 legal officers from the Vietnamese Air Force Seminar on International Aviation Law
Indonesia
Indonesia
5 Feb. 2015 2 ASDF officers and one official from CBAO Approx. 30 legal officers from the Indonesian Air Force Seminar on International Aviation Law
Vietnam
Vietnam
16 - 20 Mar. 2015 4 MSDF officers and one official from CBAO Approx. 40 medical officers, divers and medical personnel from Vietnam People's Armed Forces Seminar on underwater medicine
Myanmar
Myanmar
17 - 20 Mar. 2015 1 GSDF officer and one official from CBAO 16 engineers and medical personnel from the Myanmar Army Seminar on HA/DR

◯ Invitation programs to welcome trainees from target countries

Invitation programs to welcome trainees from target countries
Country Period Attendee Location Program Contents
Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste
10 - 13 Jun. 2014 6 personnel from the Timor-Leste Army JGSDF Ordnance School, JGSDF 1st Logistic Support Regiment Visit to Logistical Support Unit in JGSDF
Cambodia
Cambodia
21 Sep.-
5 Oct. 2014
5 personnel in the field of civil engineering from the Cambodian Army Ministry of Defense (Defense Policy Bureau), JGSDF Engineer School Visit to JGSDF units and facilities related civil engineering
Philippines
Philippines
17 - 20 Feb. 2015 4 personnel from the Philippines ASDF Ministry of Defense, JGSDF Camp Narashino, JGSDF 1st Airborne Brigade, ASDF Komaki Base 1st Tactical Airlift Wing Training of GSDF and ASDF units and facilities related to aviation transport
Mongolia
Mongolia
23 Feb. -
20 Mar. 2015
5 personnel in the field of civil engineering from the Mongolian Army JGSDF Engineer School Participated in a part of officer's training course in GSDF Engineer School regarding project management of civil engineering and road construction
Mongolia
Mongolia
4 - 9 Mar. 2015 5 personnel in the field of military medicine from the Mongolian Army Ministry of Defense, old and new SDF Sapporo Hospital Due to the opening of SDF Sapporo Hospital on 26th March, conducted pre-opening training to support the improvement of Mongolian Army's Hospital management

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FY2015

◯ Long-term programs

Long-term programs
Country Period Delegation Target groups Program Contents
Mongolia
Mongolia
19 Jul.-
14 Sep. 2015
15 GSDF officers, 1 official from CBAO 20 officers from Mongolian Army 014 unit, one instructor from Defense College of Mongolia Human resource development in the field of civil engineering, that contributes to PKO

◯ Short-term programs

Short-term programs
Country Period Delegation Target groups Program Contents
Philippines
Philippines
23 Jun. 2015 3 ASDF officers, 2 officials from CBAO Approx. 15 legal officers from Philippine Air Force Seminar on International Aviation Law
Malaysia
Malaysia
25 Jun. 2015 3 ASDF officers, 2 officials from CBAO Approx. 10 legal officers from Royal Malaysian Air Force Seminar on International Aviation Law
Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste
20 - 30 Jul. 2015 5 GSDF officials and 2 officials from CBAO Timor-Leste Army Command and Logistic support troop Seminar on vehicle maintenance
Cambodia
Cambodia
16 - 20 Nov. 2015 3 GSDF officers, 1 official from CBAO National Center for Peacekeeping Force, Mine and Explosive Remnants of War Clearance (NPMEC) Human resource development regarding civil engineering in fields such as road construction
Vietnam
Vietnam
24 - 28 Nov. 2015 5 ASDF officers, 1 official from CBAO Approx. 25 officers from Vietnamese Air Force Seminar on aviation safety and aviation medicine
Myanmar
Myanmar
7 - 10 Dec. 2015 4 MSDF officers, 2 officials from CBAO ASEAN government, military, and civil society Seminar on underwater medicine
Laos
Laos
12 Feb. 2016 1GSDF officer, 1 offcial from CBAO Approx. 70 personnel from Lao Ministry of Defense and Lao People’s Army Seminar on HA/DR
Myanmar
Myanmar
22 - 26 Mar. 2016 4GSDF officer, 1 offcial from CBAO 11 personnel from the Myanmar Army Seminar on HA/DR

◯ Invitation programs from target countries

Invitation programs to welcome trainees from target countries
Country Period Attendee Location Program Contents
PNG
PNG
23 Jun.-
7 Aug. 2015
2 personnel from PNG Army Band GSDF Central Band Seminar on Central Band, military service management, tactics techniques and theory
Myanmar
Myanmar
3 - 7 Aug. 2015 4 personnel from Myanmar Air Force etc. Ministry of Defense, Air Weather Service Group, Central Air Weather Service Group JASDF Fuchu Base, 2nd Tactical Airlift Wing, Iruma Air Weather Service Group JASDF Iruma Base, 4th Technical School JASDF Kumagaya Base Visit to JASDF units and facilities related to Aviation Meteorology
Myanmar
Myanmar
7 - 11 Sep. 2015 4 personnel from Myanmar Army and Navy etc. Ministry of Defense, Medical Department, Maritime Staff Office, JMSDF Underwater Medical Center, Yokosuka SDF Hospital, Minesweeper JS "Hatsushima" Visit to MSDF units and facilities related to underwater medicine
Myanmar
Myanmar
5 - 9 Oct. 2015 5 personnel from the Myanmar Army Ministry of Defense, GSDF Central Readiness Force, GSDF North Eastern Army, Ariake-no-oka Core Wide Area Disaster Prevention Base Visit to GSDF units and facilities related to HA/DR
Vietnam
Vietnam
14 - 18 Mar. 2016 5 personnel from Vietnamese PKO Center of Ministry of Defence and Vietnamese Army United Nations Headquarters, New York City Capacity Building on PKO in the United Nations

◯ Partnership programs with other supporting countries

Partnership programs with other supporting countries
Country Period Delegation Target groups Program Contents
Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste
5 Oct. -
5 Nov. 2015
8 GSDF members, one official from CBAO Military engineer of Timor-Leste Army Technical instruction of engineering activities
ASEAN member countries 20 - 22 Jan. 2016 2 officials from CBAO ASEAN government, military, and civil society JAPAN and the UK jointly held a HA/DR Seminar for ASEAN member countries in Manila

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FY2016

◯ Long-term programs

Long-term programs
Country Period Attendee Location Program Contents
Mongolia
Mongolia
1 Aug. - 9 Sep. 2016 19 GSDF officers, 1 official from CBAO 20 officers from Mongolian Army 014 unit, one officer from another unit and one instructor from Defense College of Mongolia Human resource development in the field of civil engineering, that contributes to PKO
PapuaNewGuinea
PapuaNewGuinea
14 Jan - 18 Mar. 2017 1 official from CBAO, 8 GSDFpersonnel 47 members from Papua New Guinean Military band members Military Music Training

◯ Short-term programs

Short-term programs
Country Period Delegation Target groups Program Contents
Thailand
Thailand
18 - 19 Apr. 2016 3ASDF officer, 2 offcial from CBAO 270 personnel from Royal Thai Armed Forces Seminar on International Aviation Low
Laos
Laos
21 Jun. 2016 3GSDF officer, 2 official from CBAO Approx. 65 personnel from Lao Ministry of Defense and Lao People’s Army Seminar on HA/DR
Philippines
Philippines
23-24 Jun. 2016 2GSDF officer, 1 official from CBAO Approx. 40 personnel from Philippine Army Seminar on HA/DR
Philippines
Philippines
26-28 Jul. 2016 3 personnel from MSDF, 1official from CBAO Approx. 40 Staffs from Philippines Navy Seminar on Diesel Engine Maintenance
Laos
Laos
30 Jul. - 7 Aug. 2016 6GSDF officer, 1 official from CBAO Approx. 60 personnel from Lao Ministry of Defense and Lao People’s Army HA/DR, Search & Rescue and First Aid Training
PapuaNewGuinea
Papua New Guinea
20-27 Aug. 2016 8 GSDF personnel, 1 official from CBAO Thirteen personnel from Papua New Guinean military band members Military Music Training
TimorLeste
Timor-Leste
23 Aug. - 2 Sep. 2016 6 GSDF personnel, 2 official from CBAO Timor-Leste Army headquarters and Army Logistic Support Troop Seminar on vehicle maintenance in the field of HA/DR
Philippines
Malaysia
26 Oct, 2016 2 GSDF officers and 2 officials from International Policy Div., MOD Approx. 70 members from Malasian Armed Forces and Government Seminar on HA/DR
Vietnam
Vietnam
22-24 Nov. 2016 6 JASDF officers and 1 officials from International Policy Div., MOD 25 members from Vietnam Air Defense and Air Forces Seminar on Aviation Safety, Aviatiob Madicine and Air Rescue
Myanmar
Myanmar
12-16 Dec. 2016 4 MSDF Officers and 1 official from International Policy Division, MOD About 40 Myanmar Army and Navy personnel Seminor on Underwater medicine
TimorLeste
Timor-Leste
1-8 Feb 2017 4 GSDF personnel, 1 official from CBAO Timor-Leste Army Logistic Support Group Seminar on vihecle maintenance in the field of HA/DR
Myanmar
Myanmar
20-25 February 2017 6 GSDF personnel, 1 official from CBAO Myanmar Air Force Seminar on Aviation Meteorology
Myanmar
Myanmar
20-25 February 2017 6 GSDF personnel, 1 official from CBAO Myanmar Air Force Seminar on International Aviation Law

◯ Invitation programs to welcome trainees from target countries

Invitation programs to welcome trainees from target countries
Country Period Attendee Location Program Contents
Vietnam
Vietnam
April 4 - 15, 2016 5 officers from Vietnam Peacekeeping Center of Ministry of National Defence and Vietnam People's Army JSDF Engineering Unit Dispatched to the UNMISS, Juba, the Republic of South Sudan Invitation Program on PKO
TimorLeste
TimorLeste
13-16 Dec. 2016 4 personnel from F-FDTL Logistics unit GSDF Ordnance School Education for vehicle mechanics
Facilites for vehicle maintenance
Indonesia
Indonesia
23-27 Jan. 2017 7 Indonesian Navy personnel Japan Ministry of Defense
Yokosuka area, Japan Maritime Self Defense Force
Hydrographic and Oceanographic Department of Japan Coast Guard
Invitation Program on Oceanography
Invitation programs to welcome trainees from target countries
Country Period Delegation Target Groups Program Contents
Thailand
Thailand
May 26, 2016 6 officers from Royal Thai Air Force Aero Safety Service Group, JASDF Invitation Program on Aviation Safety
Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan
13 October - 16 October 2016 5 personnel from Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan JMOD
Japan Peacekeeping Training and Research center
JSDF Central Hospital
JGSDF Medical School
JGSDF Kanto Logistics Depot
National Defense Medical College
Invitation Program on Military Medicine
PapuaNewGuinea
Papua New Guinea
1 Oct - 30 Nov. 2016 6 personnel from PNG Military Band GSDF Central Band Playing instruments
Music Theory
Military music unit management

◯ Partnership programs with other supporting countries

Partnership programs with other supporting countries
Country Period Delegation Target Groups Program Contents
TimorLeste
Timor-Leste
4 Oct. - 3 Nov. 2016 7 GSDF members, one official from CBAO Military engineer of Timor-Leste Army Technical instruction of engineering activities
 

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