Courtesy Call on Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga by UNMISS Staff Officers (10th deployment)

On July 30, 2019, Major Naoyuki Abo (Engineering Officer) and Major Asami Tominaga (Database Officer), who had been dispatched to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in South Sudan) for a year, paid a courtesy call on Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga. Mr. Suga expressed his appreciation for their dedicated services to international peace cooperation on behalf of Japan, which contributed to the smooth activities of UNMISS.
(From left: Major Abo, Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga, then Major Tominaga)

Homecoming Ceremony for UNMISS Staff Officers (10th deployment)

On July 31, 2019, a homecoming ceremony was held at the Cabinet Office for Major Naoyuki Abo (Engineering Officer) and Major Asami Tominaga (Information Officer), who had been dispatched to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in South Sudan) for a year, with the attendance of State Minister Akira Sato, Cabinet Office, State Minister Masahisa Sato, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hiroshi Yamada, Ministry of Defense. Mr. Sato, State Minister of Cabinet Office, expressed his gratitude to them for sincerely carrying out their duties which contributed to the smooth activities of UNMISS, and he wished for their further success in their careers on the basis of their experiences.(From left: State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Masahisa Sato, Major Asami Tominaga, State Minister of Cabinet Office, Mr. Akira Sato, Major Naoyuki Abo and Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense, Mr. Hiroshi Yamada)

Departure Ceremony for UNMISS Staff Officers (11th deployment)

On June 21, 2019, a departure ceremony for Captain Shinobu Takahashi (Information Officer) and Captain Kazuto Sato (Engineering Officer), who will work for UNMISS as Staff Officers, was held at the Cabinet Office with the attendance of State Minister Akira Sato, Cabinet Office, and Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense, Takako Suzuki. Mr. Sato encouraged them, expressing his hope that the two officers will dedicate themselves to their duties as they represent Japan’s contribution to international peace cooperation.
(From left: State Minister Sato, Captain Takahashi, Captain Sato, Parliamentary Vice-Minister Suzuki)

Homecoming Ceremony for UNMISS Staff Officers (9th deployment)

On January 31, 2019, a homecoming ceremony was held at the Cabinet Office for Major Yoshiaki Kawamoto (Logistics Officer) and Captain Sachio Tan (Air Operations Officer), who had been dispatched to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in South Sudan) for a year, with the attendance of State Minister Akira Sato, Cabinet Office, and Parliamentary Vice-Minister Takako Suzuki, Ministry of Defense. Mr. Sato expressed his gratitude to them for sincerely carrying out their duties which contributed to the smooth activities of UNMISS, and he wished for their further success in their careers on the basis of their experiences.
(From left: State Minister Akira Sato, Major Kawamoto, Captain Tan, then Parliamentary Vice-Minister Suzuki)

Courtesy Call on Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga by UNMISS Staff Officers (9th deployment)

On January 30, 2019, Major Yoshiaki Kawamoto (Logistics Officer) and Captain Sachio Tan (Air Operations Officer), who had been dispatched to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in South Sudan) for a year, paid a courtesy call on Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga. Mr. Suga expressed his appreciation for their dedicated services to international peace cooperation on behalf of Japan, which contributed to the smooth activities of UNMISS.
(From left: Major Kawamoto, Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga, then Captain Tan)
 

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Departure Ceremony for UNMISS Staff Officers (10th deployment)

On December 19, 2018, a departure ceremony for Major Ayako Miyamoto (Logistics Officer) and Captain Daiki Nakashima (Air Operations Officer), who will work for UNMISS as Staff Officers, was held at the Cabinet Office with the attendance of Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense, Hiroshi Yamada. Mr. Yamada encouraged them, expressing his hope that the two officers will dedicate themselves to their duties bearing great pride in mind that they are the ones who represent Japan’s contribution to international peace cooperation, and that they will enhance the trust built by past Japanese officers. (From right: Parliamentary Vice-Minister Yamada, Capain Nakashima, Major Miyamoto, then Director General Iwai, Secretariat of the International Peace Cooperation HQ)

Courtesy Call on Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga by UNMISS Staff Officers

On June 28, 2018, Lieutenant Colonel Masaru Maeda (Database Officer) and Lieutenant Colonel Fumiyasu Morishita (Engineering Officer), who had been dispatched to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in South Sudan) for a year, paid a courtesy call on Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga. Mr. Suga expressed his appreciation for their dedicated services to international peace cooperation on behalf of Japan, which contributed to the smooth activities of UNMISS.

Homecoming Ceremony for UNMISS Staff Officers

On June 28, 2018, a homecoming ceremony was held at the Cabinet Office for Lieutenant Colonel Masaru Maeda (Database Officer) and Lieutenant Colonel Fumiyasu Morishita (Engineering Officer), who had been dispatched to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in South Sudan) for a year, with the attendance of Parliamentary Vice-Minister Keitaro Ohno, Ministry of Defense. Mr. Ohno honored them for their dedicated services on behalf of Japan in the multinational setting of UNMISS, which has earned high reputation, and he wished for their further success in their careers on the basis of their experiences.

Departure Ceremony for UNMISS Staff Officers

On June 5, 2018, a departure ceremony for Captain Naoyuki Abo and Captain Asami Tominaga, who will work for UNMISS as Staff Officers, was held at the Cabinet Office with the attendance of State Minister Jiro Akama, Cabinet Office, and Parliamentary Vice-Minister Keitaro Ono, Ministry of Defense. State Minister Akama encouraged them, expressing his hope that the two officers undertake their duties bearing great pride in mind that they are the ones who represent Japan’s contribution to international peace cooperation.

Homecoming Ceremony for UNMISS Staff Officers

On December 22, 2017, a homecoming ceremony was held at the Cabinet Office for Major Daisuke Kuribayashi and Captain Itaru Ogata, who had been dispatched to UNMISS (United Nations Mission in South Sudan) for a year, with the attendance of State Minister Jiro Akama, Cabinet Office, and Parliamentary Vice-Minister Keitaro Ohno, Ministry of Defense. State Minister Akama expressed his gratitude to them for carrying out their duties sincerely which contributed to the smooth activities of UNMISS.

Departure Ceremony for UNMISS Staff Officers

On December 1, 2017, a departure ceremony for Major Yoshiaki Kawamoto and Captain Sachio Tan, who will work for UNMISS as Staff Officers, was held at the Cabinet Office with the attendance of State Minister Jiro Akama, Cabinet Office, and Parliamentary Vice-Minister Tatsuo Fukuda, Ministry of Defense. State Minister Akama offered encouragement to them, expressing his hope that the two officers undertake their duties bearing in mind that they are the ones who represent Japan’s personnel contribution in international peace cooperation.

The Homecoming Ceremony for UNMISS Staff Officers

 On July 4, 2017,  the homecoming ceremony was held in the Cabinet Office for Lieutenant Colonel Nobuhiro Narusawa (Database Officer) and Major Kyosuke Moriguchi (Engineering Officer), who had been dispatched to UNMISS from June last year for one-year term of service as Staff Officers, with the attendance of State Minister Hirotaka Ishihara, Cabinet Office, and Parliamentary Vice-Minister Takayuki Kobayashi, Ministry of Defense.  State Minister Ishihara expressed his gratitude to them for completion of their assignments which contributed to the smooth activities of UNMISS.

The departure ceremony of UNMISS personnel

On June 6, 2017, a departure ceremony for Major Masaru Maeda and Major Fumiyasu Morishita, who are going to work with UNMISS as Staff Officers, was held at the Cabinet office with the attendance of State Minister Hirotaka Ishihara, Cabinet Office and Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hiroyuki Miyazawa, Ministry of Defense.  State Minister Ishihara offered encouragement to them, mentioning that he hopes they will perform their tasks with caution drawing on their past experiences they acquired while they were deployed as members of Japanese Engineering Unit to UNMISS.

The homecoming ceremony of UNMISS personnel

On December 19, the homecoming ceremony was held in the Cabinet Office for Major Shingo Akeno (Logistics Officer) and Captain Kazuki Mori (Air Operations Officer), who had been dispatched to UNMISS from December last year for one-year term of service as Staff Officers, with the attendance of State Minister Hirotaka Ishihara, Cabinet Office and Parliamentary Vice-Minister Takayuki Kobayashi, Ministry of Defense. State Minister Ishihara expressed his gratitude to them for completion of their assignments which contributed to the smooth activities of UNMISS including Japanese engineering unit.

The departure ceremony of UNMISS personnel

On November 28, the departure ceremony for Major Kuribayashi and Captain Ogata, who would work with UNMISS as staff officers, was held at the Cabinet Office with the attendance of State Minister Hirotaka Ishihara, Cabinet Office and Parliamentary Vice-Minister Hiroyuki Miyazawa, Ministry of Defense. State Minister Ishihara offered encouragement to them, mentioning that he hopes they would perform their tasks vigilantly and support UNMISS and the SDF Engineering Unit following the previous Staff Officers who completed their tasks well.

Commendation Ceremony (Staff Officers, and Liaison and Coordination Personnel)

On August 30th, Commendations of the Chief of the International Peace Cooperation Headquarters (Prime Minister) were awarded to 3 Staff Officers who had been dispatched to the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS) and 2 Liaison and Coordination Personnel. The award certificates were handed to the recipients by Mr. Miyajima, Director General of the Secretariat of International Peace Cooperation Headquarters at Cabinet Office.

The homecoming ceremony of UNMISS personnel

On June 30, the homecoming ceremony was held in the Cabinet Office for Major Morotomi and Major Maki who were dispatched to UNMISS from June last year for one-year term of service as staff officers, with the attendance of State Minister Matsumoto, Cabinet Office and Parliamentary Vice-Minister Fujimaru, Ministry of Defense. State Minister Matsumoto expressed his gratitude to them for the safe return and completion of their assignments.

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The departure ceremony of UNMISS personnel

On June 8, the departure ceremony for Major Narusawa and Captain Moriguchi, who would work with UNMISS as staff officers, was held at the Cabinet Office with the attendance of State Minister Matsumoto, Cabinet Office and Parliamentary Vice-Minister Fujimaru, Ministry of Defense. State Minister Matsumoto offered encouragement to them, stressing the critical importance of their role in the effort to support the work of UNMISS and the SDF Engineering Unit, and mentioned that he hoped they would perform their tasks vigilantly and fulfill their duties safely.

UNMISS SRSG awards Japanese Engineering Contingent UN Peacekeeping Medals

On May 17th, the UNMISS SRSG(Special Representative of the Secretary-General) awarded Japanese peacekeepers from Japanese Engineering Contingent at Tomping Camp, UNMISS in Juba. Keeping "Jin"(Sharing the feelings of others, empathy arising from a kindheartedness) as their unit principle, the SRSG acknowledged the Japanese contingent's contribution for peace and development of South Sudan.

Sakura Project

Japan Self Defense Force Officer teaching how to fix vehicles to students in South Sudan

PR event in UNMISS

Female Self Defense Force Officer in Kimono participating in a cultural exchange event in South Sudan

Visiting Confident Children out of Conflict (CCC) Orphanage

9th SDF engineering unit in South Sudan visited the CCC Orphanage on April 2nd 2016. The unit will continue these activities by obtaining understanding and cooperation of local people through Japanese culture introduction and sports activities in Juba.

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