News 2015

Rebuilding Cultural Symbol of Ogatsu

The Nippon Foundation has been supporting the rebuilding of the Hayama Shrine, which is considered t

U.N. Conference in Sendai Adopts Action Framework on Disaster Risk Reduction incorporating Disability-inclusive Perspectives

The third U.N. World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction was held from March 14 to 18, 2015, in Se

3rd UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

Over 1,600 persons with disabilities lost their lives in the Great East Japan Earthquake, which was

Japan’s First Community-Supported Children’s Hospice to be Built in Osaka

The Nippon Foundation, together with the Children’s Hospice Project (CHP) and UNIQLO Co., Ltd., wil

Fiscal 2014 Loans to Shipbuilders Totaling ¥8.1 Billion Finalized

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

UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction: Public Forum

Persons with disabilities, children, the elderly, and women can be especially vulnerable in times of

Training Vessel for Joint Use by Iwate Fisheries High Schools Completed

As part of its efforts to support northeastern Japan’s recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquak

Report on Former Leprosy Patients’ Audience with Emperor and Empress

The Nippon Foundation held the launch ceremony for its 2015 Global Appeal to End Stigma and Discrim

Global Appeal 2015

The Nippon Foundation and the International Council of Nurses jointly released Global Appeal 2015 (P

Ceremony to Announce “Global Appeal 2015”

The Nippon Foundation held a ceremony on Wednesday, January 27 at the ANA InterContinental Tokyo hot

Touring Exhibition Questions Common Assumptions Regarding Disabilities and Art

“TURN – From Land to Sea (Exploring People’s Innate Capabilities),” Japan’s first nationally tourin

Leprosy Awareness Survey

In connection with World Leprosy Day 2015,* observed on January 25, the Nippon Foundation has condu

Global Appeal 2015 – First Global Appeal being Launched from Japan Aims to Eliminate Social Stigma and Discrimination against Leprosy

Every year, the Nippon Foundation delivers a Global Appeal to End Stigma and Discrimination against

Photo Exhibition – “To Think about Leprosy is to Think about People”

The last Sunday of January each year is designated as World Leprosy Day, which will be observed on J