News 2019

Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds

The 19th installment of the Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds, launched by The Nippon Foundation in Oc

The Nippon Foundation Social Innovation Forum 2019

The Nippon Foundation Social Innovation Forum 2019 was held from November 29 to December 1 in Tokyo.

Global Appeal 2020 To End Stigma and Discrimination against Persons Affected by Leprosy

From left: Duane Kale (IPC), Miki Matheson (TNF Paralympic Support Center), Yukinobu Ike (Japanese Wh

Notice regarding New Year holidays

The Nippon Foundation will be closed from Saturday, December 28, 2019, to Sunday, January 5, 2020. We

Building 50 Learning Centers in Cox’s Bazar District, Bangladesh

The Nippon Foundation and the Bangladesh-headquartered, international NGO BRAC held a joint press con

For the Safety and Order of the Ocean

The 2nd Coast Guard Global Summit, bringing together top officials involved in ocean safety from arou


The Nippon Foundation’s HEROs project, which promotes activities by athletes that contribute to socie

The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Symposium – From Vision to Action

The Nippon Foundation and the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) Guiding Committee joint

“Ryan ToysReview” Donates $100,000 for Typhoon Hagibis Response

The Nippon Foundation has received a $100,000 (roughly 10.8 million yen) donation from Ryan Kaji and

Call for Donations for Emergency Relief in Areas Damaged by Typhoon Hagibis

A scene of flooding caused by Typhoon Hagibis in Nagano City, Nagano Prefecture Typhoon Hagibis, t

Volunteer Training for Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics Begins

Training for the “field cast” volunteers who will assist with the operation of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic

Call for Applications: Asia Peace Innovators Forum

In cooperation with Salzburg Global Seminar, The Nippon Foundation is delighted to announce the ̶

The Nippon Foundation Teaming with Global Accelerator to Support Growth of Promising Social Startups

ImpacTech is a startup accelerator founded in 2015 and based in Singapore, with additional operations

Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds

The 17th installment of the Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds, launched by The Nippon Foundation in Oc

Demonstrating Diversity and Solidarity – GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team

Members of the GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team, led by alumni of The Nippon Foundation / GEBCO Oc

True Colors Festival

The Tokyo portion of the True Colors Festival, which exhibits the diverse abilities of artists with

Young People Driving Africa’s Agriculture

The Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), an international conferenc

HEROs Ambassadors Experience the Power of Para Sports

With roughly one year to go until the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, HEROs PARA-SPORTS DAY

Chairman Sasakawa Joins Cosplayers from Around the World to Promote Awareness of Ocean Debris

The Nippon Foundation Chairman Yohei Sasakawa (standing, fourth from right) with cosplayers of variou

Implementing social welfare through full-fledged restaurant, agricultural, and forestry businesses

Established in 2001, Fukushi Gakudan (Social Welfare Orchestra) operates nursing homes (legally desig