Program Outline

Period 20 - 22 January, 2016
Location Manila, the Philippines
Recipient Approx. 40 personnel from ASEAN government, military, and civil society
Delegation 2 official from the International Policy Division, MOD
Cooperating Country UK

In Manila, the Philippines, Japan and the UK jointly held a seminar on Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HA/DR) which is one of the most important issues in Southeast Asia. The seminar aims to build capacity among ASEAN member countries by facilitating, sharing and learning best practices from each other. This was the first joint capacity building collaboration by Japan and the UK in this region. Japan sent HA/DR experts from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Defense and JICA and the Ministry of Defense introduced disaster relief activities by the Japan Self-Defense Force Unit and the capacity building assistance programs on HA/DR.


(Presentation by MOD)

(Panel Discussion)


Seminar Participants