Government of Japan contributes USD 6.6 million to UNODC for its project to strengthen Mozambique's counter-terrorism capacity

On March 8 in Mozambique, Mr. Keiji Hamada, Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Mozambique and Ms. Jane Marie Ongolo, Regional Representative, UNODC Regional Office for Southern Africa, signed a grant agreement for the implementation of the “Project for the Enhancement of Counter-terrorism Capacity in Cabo Delgado Province”, under which the Japan will provide approximately JPY 1.008 billion (approximately USD 6.6 million) to the UNODC project.
Through the project UNODC will provide comprehensive technical assistance and infrastructure development to law enforcement agencies and related judicial institutions in the deteriorating security situation in Cabo Delgado Province in northern Mozambique and strengthen the capacity to combat land and maritime crime. This will contribute to the reconstruction and the improvement of security in the province.
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Web site of the Embassy of Japan in Mozambique (In Portuguese)