Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited five Central Asian countries in October 2015. This was the second Japanese Prime Minister to have visited this region since the former Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi’s visit to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in 2006.
Europe & Central Asia
Perspectives – Japan’s Roles in Central Asia
This article has overviewed the level of development and engagement by the international community in Central Asia. Having covered these issues, it is incumbent upon Japan to proactively pursue…
International Relations in regard to Central Asia
As to international relations, it is clear that Chinese influence over Central Asian region has been growing dramatically. China established the Shanghai-Five…
International Assistance to Central Asian Countries
Since the independence of five Central Asian countries, the international society has expanded their involvement in this region through provision of ODA.
Current Situation of Development in Central Asian Countries
In the last 24 years since the collapse of USSR, five Central Asian countries have been transformed. Each has transitioned from communism and planned economy…
Prospects of Japan’s Assistance for Central Asia – In the Aftermath of Prime Minister Abe’s Visit to Central Asia
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited five Central Asian countries in October 2015.
Reflection: Growth is Dead: Long Live Growth! Does the Quality of Growth Matter?
Yesterday, IDS-JICA-AFD held a joint book launch in Paris.
Melissa Leach Assumes IDS Leader
IDS announced that Melissa Leach would take leadership of the institute from next Spring.