The Government of Japan has revised Development Cooperation Charter

On 9 June, the Government of Japan decided on the revision of Development Cooperation Charter for the first time in 8 years since 2015.
The international community is at a historic turning point, facing compound crises. Loans by emerging donors that disregard debt sustainability are not contributing to the growth of developing countries. There are growing flow of private funds and diverse actors.
Under such background, Japan reviews the Charter to present new direction for development cooperation in order to make a further effective and strategic use of development cooperation as one of the most important tools of its diplomacy.
Based on this Charter, Japan will continue to implement development cooperation in a more effective and strategic manner in order to actively contribute to ensuring peace and prosperity of the international community and Japan.

For further details, please refer to the following documents.
  1. Development Cooperation Charter
  2. Revision at a glance
  3. Summary of the Revised Development Cooperation Charter