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Topics 2006

December. 2006

Basic framework approved by the Council of Advisors

October. 2006

Basic framework was endorsed at the meeting of heads of bureaus in government ministries in charge of the Prize

July. 2006

Japanese Cabinet decision to institute the Prize(PDF:53KB)open a new window
Prime Minister Koizumi officially announced the creation of the Prize on the occasion of the visit to Japan by Professor Alpha Oumar Konare, Chairperson of the Commission of the African Unionopen a new window

May. 2006

During his visit to Ghana, Prime Minister Koizumi elaborated on the concept of the Prize in the joint press conference with President John Agyekun Kufuor following their meeting
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