Japan’s humanitarian assistance policy

Japan’s humanitarian assistance policy
// Pathways to Peace and Security. 2018. no 1(54) Special Issue: Humanitarian Challenges, Humanitarian Support and Human Protection in Armed Conflicts. Edited by Ekaterina Stepanova, . P. 291-298


DOI: 10.20542/2307-1494-2018-1-291-298

Voda, Kristina
Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations
23 Profsoyuznaya ul., Moscow 117997 Russia
vodakris@gmail.com 



Abstract

The article focuses on Japan’s contemporary humanitarian assistance policy. It provides the analysis of conceptual and institutional framework of Japan’s humanitarian activities, and examines the priorities, volume, directions and mechanisms of Japanese humanitarian assistance. Japan takes integrated approach to humanitarian assistance, prioritizes cooperation with international organizations and pays special attention to disaster risk reduction. 


Keywords

Japan, humanitarian assistance, disaster risk reduction, Official Development Assistance 


For citation:

Voda K. Japan’s humanitarian assistance policy. Pathways to Peace and Security, 2018, no 1(54) Special Issue: Humanitarian Challenges, Humanitarian Support and Human Protection in Armed Conflicts. Edited by Ekaterina Stepanova, , pp. 291-298. DOI: 10.20542/2307-1494-2018-1-291-298