News 2017

The Nippon Foundation Para Athlete Scholarship Presentation Ceremony

A ceremony was held on March 31, 2017, at Nippon Sport Science University’s (NSSU) Tokyo Setagaya Ca

Disaster Response Forum in Shizuoka

The Nippon Foundation and Shizuoka Prefecture held a forum on March 14 in Shizuoka City to share inf

Para-Ekiden in Tokyo 2017

The Nippon Foundation Paralympic Support Center (the “Support Center”) held the Para-Ekiden in Tokyo

First Step toward Post-Conflict Reconstruction

On March 10, 2017, a ceremony was held to mark the completion of 100 houses built as part of Japan’s

First Bunraku Performance Offered at Ise Shrine

More than 300 people enjoy one of the performances The fourth set of performances of the Nippon Bunr

6 Years after the Great East Japan Earthquake

Six years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake struck northeastern Japan on March 11, 2

Ceremony to Mark the Completion of Buildings for Conflict-Affected People in Southeast Myanmar

The Nippon Foundation will hold a ceremony in Lay Kay Kaw Village to mark the completion of building

E’s CAFE Opens in Tama

As part of its Hataraku NIPPON Project, The Nippon Foundation is supporting Para SC Esperanza, an NG

Creating Better Relationships between Foster Parents and Foster Children

A five-day seminar to train facilitators to promote the Fostering Changes Programme, a program devel

Creating Community Networks to Support Children

Collective for Children representatives Takanori Kawauchi (left) and Aki Ko (right) Collective f

Toward the Continuation and Development of the Japan – China Sasakawa Medical Fellowship

The Nippon Foundation established the Japan – China Sasakawa Medical Fellowship program in 1986 to i

Comprehensive Ranking of Educational Manga Announced

Top 3 works selected by voting Recognizing that manga (Japanese comic books) are “fun,” “easy to u

Visit to Chhattisgarh State

The Nippon Foundation visited Chhattisgarh State in central India from February 1 to 4 to confirm lo

Global Appeal 2017 Launched from New Delhi, India

Launch ceremony of Global Appeal 2017 The Nippon Foundation, together with the Inter-Parliamentary

Maritime Development MoU Signed with NTNU

At the signing (left to right): Takeju Ogata, President of The Nippon Foundation; Mitsuyuki Unno, Exe

Wishing You a Happy New Year

During 2016, The Nippon Foundation was active in a broad range of areas including our ongoing effort