- 2022.04.08Japan Supplies Health Technologies to Kenya to Help Fight COVID-19
- 2022.03.14(3/24 Event) UNIDO-Japan Cooperation: Mitigating the Impacts of COVID-19 through Technology Transf…
- 2022.02.09Women’s Voices: Japanese technologies mitigating the effects of COVID-19 in Africa and Asia
- 2021.09.21Japanese companies work remotely to deliver technologies to fight COVID-19
- 2021.05.07The First Meeting with Morocco and Kenya Stakeholders to Fight COVID-19
UNIDO ITPO Tokyo promotes selected sound, productive and environmentally friendly technologies and know-how of Japanese companies seeking partners overseas. UNIDO ITPO Tokyo is collecting information of technology energy and environment of Japanese companies, uploading on the website in English as “Environment Technology Database” for developing and emerging countries.
- Japan Supplies Health Technologies to Kenya to Help Fight COVID-19
On 6th April, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) held a handover ceremony to introduce Japanese Technologies at three hospitals in Kenya, where UNIDO partnered with three Japanese companies to supply the products and to provide technical training to medical staff with funding from Japan to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19.
- Women’s Voices: Japanese technologies mitigating the effects of COVID-19 in Africa and Asia
Throughout 2021, Japanese companies have finalized the establishment of their projects in selected countries in in Africa and Asia to help limit the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, under the UNIDO project “Strengthening the capacity of developing countries to mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic through appropriate technology transfer from Japan”, funded by the Government of Japan.
All projects targeted at least 40% women as beneficiaries and participants, impacting on their lives, health, prosperity and conditions at home and at work,. There are several different cases how women were involved in the projects. A few are described below.
- The First Meeting with Morocco and Kenya Stakeholders to Fight COVID-19
UNIDO ITPO Tokyo recently conducted two stakeholder meetings with Morocco and Kenya partners on March and April 2021 on the implementation of Japanese technology demonstration and transfer under its Sustainable Technology Promotion Platform (STePP) Demonstration Projects. Supported by a USD 4 million fund from Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the goal of these projects is to support developing and emerging countries to improve health, sanitary, and hygiene environment in the fight against COVID-19 and other infectious diseases through technology demonstration and transfer. Both Morocco and Kenya are among the 12 selected beneficiary countries located in Africa and Asia-Pacific.
- The Third Technology Day was held on 15 November
UNIDO ITPO Tokyo organized the Third Technology Day on November 15th 2018, which was attended by 48 participants including 34 representatives from 25 embassies.
- The Second Technology Day
A platform event enabling direct communication between the representatives of embassies in Japan and Japanese companies who are eager to transfer their unique technologies in the area of environment and energy development especially for developing and emerging countries, took place for the second time in Tokyo at the UNU Building. The event, Technology Day, attracted 35 participants (representatives from 22 embassies and consultants), who spent the afternoon visiting the exhibition booths of the 12 Japanese companies.
- Technology Day
Enthusiasm filled the room, as 50 representatives from 33 countries namely from Embassies of developing and emerging countries in Japan, met 12 Japanese companies through exhibition booths filled with demonstration models and information on technologies waiting to be promoted overseas.
- The joint workshop between ITPO Tokyo and companies on “Environmental Technology Database”
The joint workshop was held between UNIDO ITPO Tokyo and companies which were registered or interested in “Environmental Technology Database” on 15 March 2016.