Technical Report Sustainable development goals and Japan -- sustainability overshadows poverty reduction

Yamagata, Tatsufumi  ,  山形, 辰史

5982016-05 , Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO
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The Development Cooperation Charter of Japan, which took over the ODA (Official Development Assistance) Charter in February 2015, drives Japan's cooperation towards non-poor countries and non-poverty issues. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) put Japan forward in these directions. As a result, in Japan the focus on global poverty reduction is overshadowed by its national interests and sustainability under the concept of universality, which was a core principle of the SDGs as differentiated from the Millennium Development Goals.
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