Topics 2006

Dec. 2006

Dec. 21, 2006
Basic framework approved by the Council of Advisors

Oct. 2006

Oct. 6, 2006
Basic framework was endorsed at the meeting of heads of bureaus in government ministries in charge of the Prize

Jul. 2006

Jul. 28, 2006
Japanese Cabinet decision to institute the Prize (PDF:53KB) open PDF in a new window
Jul. 25, 2006
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 Union open a new window

May 2006

May 2, 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