News 2018

Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds

The results of the third installment of the Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds, launched by The Nippon

Statement from Japan’s Special Envoy for National Reconciliation in Myanmar Yohei Sasakawa

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services of the Republic of the Union o

Notice regarding New Year holidays

The Nippon Foundation will be closed from Friday, December 28, 2018, to Sunday, January 6, 2019. We a

Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds Launched

In 2015, Japan lowered its voting age to 18 from 20, allowing 18- and 19-year-olds to vote for the fi

Announcement of Closing of Donations for Response to September 2018 Hokkaido Earthquake

The earthquake that struck the Iburi region in the southwestern part of Japan’s northern island of Ho

The Nippon Foundation receives relief donations from Cambodia

The Nippon Foundation has been providing ongoing support to areas in western Japan that suffered dama

Serving Customers with Robots Remotely Operated by Persons with Disabilities

The Nippon Foundation, together with Ory Laboratory and ANA Holdings, opened a café on November 26 in

WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination Yohei Sasakawa sends 2nd letter of objection to President Macron

During an interview with the newspaper Ouest-France published on October 31, French President Emmanue

Tokyo Albinism Conference

The Nippon Foundation, in close collaboration with the United Nations Independent Expert on the enj

Tokyo Albinism Conference

Albinism is a rare, non-contagious, genetically inherited condition that occurs worldwide. In North A

Announcement of Closing of Donations for Response to 2018 Flooding in Western Japan

The heavy rain that struck western Japan from July 5, 2018, caused severe damage over a widespread ar

Response to Flooding in Western Japan

Suspension of The Nippon Foundation Lunchtime Concerts

The Nippon Foundation has been holding free concerts during the lunch hour in the lobby of The Nippon

On Site in Areas Damaged by July 2018 Western Japan Flooding

Heavy rains that struck western Japan in July 2018 triggered flooding and mudslides that damage

Response to Flooding in Western Japan

Distribution of Condolence Monies in Areas Affected by the September 2018 Hokkaido Earthquake

An earthquake that struck the Iburi region in the southwestern part of Japan’s northern island of

The Nippon Foundation HEROs Ambassadors and Supporters Assist with Reconstruction in Hiroshima Prefecture

As part of The Nippon Foundation “HEROs Sportsmanship for the future” project, 17 of Japan’s top at

Group of SDF Officers Makes 1st Visit to China in 6 Years

A group of officers from the Japan Self-Defense Forces recently called on their counterparts in Chi

Follow-Up to 1st Nationwide Large-Scale Suicide Awareness Survey of More than 40,000 People

The Nippon Foundation has announced the results of its second large-scale suicide awareness survey, w

The Nippon Foundation and Norway Launch Technological Development Project

The Nippon Foundation has concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Norway-based technolog

Dosukoi Beach Clean 2018

Umisakura, an NGO that is working to maintain safe, clean beaches, has been holding monthly beach

Hideki Matsui Announces Donation to July Flooding Relief

The Nippon Foundation has received a monetary donation (amount undisclosed) from the Matsui 55 Baseb

Response to Flooding in Western Japan