News 2014

Symposium by Returning International Fellows

The Nippon Foundation International Fellowship program was launched in fiscal 2012 to cultivate and

Ceremony to Deliver Passenger Ferry to Palau

The Nippon Foundation is donating a passenger ferry to the Republic of Palau, to replace the Nippon

Senior Myanmar Military Officials to Visit Japanese SDF Facilities

The Nippon Foundation has launched a Japan – Myanmar Military Officials Exchange Programme to facili

Think Leprosy Now– Send Us Your Video

Are you familiar with leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease? Leprosy is a mildly infectious bacte

UN Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea: Conference to Mark Conclusion of Human Resource Development Program

The Nippon Foundation held a conference bringing together for the first time 90 government officials

2nd Fiscal 2014 Loans of Working Capital Total ¥10.9 Billion

The Nippon Foundation has created a program for providing long-term, low-interest loans to promote s

Shibuya 2020 – Super Welfare Expo

Wheelchairs that everyone will want to use In anticipation of Tokyo’s hosting of the 2020 Olym

Specialists from Japan and ASEAN Countries to Examine Regional Issues

A public forum titled “Rising from the Ashes: Civic Collaboration in Post-Disaster Post-Conflict Asia

TURN – First Joint Exhibition by 4 Art Brut Museums

Four art museums dedicated to displaying art brut in Japan are about to hold their first joint exhib

Symposium to Mark Universal Children’s Day

November 20 is Universal Children’s Day. This year, November 20 marks the 25th anniversary of the UN

Nippon Foundation Chairman Sasakawa Receives IBA’s “Rule of Law” Award

On October 23, the International Bar Association (IBA) presented its Rule of Law Award to Yohei Sasa

Recipients of Yurikago (Cradle) Fund Supporting Adoptions Named

The Nippon Foundation is engaged in foster parent training and the improvement of foster homes and f

Nippon Foundation Responds to Hiroshima Landslides

In response to the deadly landslides triggered by torrential rain in areas of Hiroshima City during

Yachts Donated to Promote Sailing Instruction

To promote sailing instruction in cooperation with Wakayama Prefecture, as well as sailing competiti

Reorganization of Divisions and Operations

The Nippon Foundation has reorganized its internal divisions and begun operating under a new organiz

Recipients of the “Mirai Fund – The Joint Shipbuilding Fund for Tohoku” Announced

The Mirai Fund – The Joint Shipbuilding Fund for Tohoku was established to support the recovery and

Recommendations for Future Recovery in Fukushima Submitted to Prime Minister Abe

The Nippon Foundation held an international expert’s symposium, Beyond Radiation and Health Risk – T

International Symposium on Radiation and Health to Feature 8 Experts from 7 Countries

The Nippon Foundation will hold an international symposium, Beyond Radiation and Health Risk—Toward

Public Lecture by Prof. Azyumardi Azra

Prof. Azyumardi Azra, Director of Graduate School, Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University Jaka

Nagisa-no-Koban Opening Ceremony

In cooperation with Community Network Fukui, an NGO supporting the independence and social participa