Japan-Republic of Korea Relations
Japan-ROK Development Policy Dialogue
November 1, 2023
- Japan-ROK Development Policy Dialogue was held on October 28, on the occasion of the Japan-U.S.-ROK Trilateral Development and Humanitarian Assistance Policy Dialogue. Mr. ENDO Kazuya, Director-General, International Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and Mr. Won Do-yeon, Director General, Development Cooperation Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Korea (ROK) attended this dialogue. The summary is as follows.
- Director-General Endo explained the Development Cooperation Charter newly revised this year. The two countries discussed development cooperation to realize a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific (FOIP)” and concurred to continue working together on this. The two countries also exchanged views on a wide range of development issues such as humanitarian assistance and the “Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus (HDP Nexus),” and concurred on further coordination.