In launching, in the aftermath of the Cold War, the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), Japan showed an initiative that many others countries have since taken over. Among the many forums devoted to cooperation with Africa, Ticad displays the particularity of ensuring the autonomous development of the continent, based on a spirit of equality. This uniqueness stems from Japan’s own experience, which itself ensured its reconstruction in the aftermath of the World War II, with the support of the international community.
Ticad VI: Japan “on the front line” to support Africa
In the context expected in Africa of strong growth potential accompanied by a significant increase in its population, Japan will make all the necessary efforts to contribute to the sustainable development of the continent, not as a donor, but as and true