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NGOs as Strategic Partners: Strengthening US-Japan Cooperation on Development and Humanitarian Assistance

Follow-Up Diet-NGO Roundtable
Tokyo, June 7, 2017

Five NGO leaders and three Diet members came together for a roundtable to discuss how to strengthen Japanese NGOs' institutional capacity to work as strategic partners with the the government on development and humanitarian affairs. The NGO leaders reported on the preliminary findings of a March delegation to Washington DC, during which the study team met with US government officials, NGO leaders, and policy experts, to learn how American NGOs developed to the point to which they could partner effectively with the government on more equal terms. They also shared the latest issues and developments concerning NGOs in Japan and steps that are need to make Japan's NGO sector more effective, advance government-NGO partnerships, and promote more effective US-Japan cooperation.

Participants

Diet Members

NGO Leaders

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