News 2019

Completion Ceremony of Shelters for IDPs in Myitkyina, Kachin

The Nippon Foundation will hold a ceremony in Tatkone Sanpra Baptist Church relocation camp to mark t

Passing On the Memory of a “Reckless Operation” to Future Generations

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Imphal, one of the fiercest battles of World Wa

Accepting Applications for “The Nippon Foundation Charity Runners” at Tokyo Marathon 2020 Charity!

Tokyo Marathon 2020 Charity logo The Nippon Foundation is accepting applications for “The Nippon F

Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds

The 13th installment of the Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds, launched by The Nippon Foundation in Oc

GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team Wins International Competition in Deep-Sea Exploration Technology

The GEBCO-Nippon Foundation Alumni Team (the “GEBCO-NF Team”), comprising mostly graduates of an inte

Book Publication & Launch Event

Leprosy is a disease that has created severe stigma and discrimination since the beginning of recorde

The Nippon Foundation Chairman Awarded Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun in First Reiwa Era Decorations

Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of the Nippon Foundation, was decorated with the Grand Cordon of the Order

The Nippon Foundation – University of Tokyo Ocean Debris Project

Bringing together The Nippon Foundation’s project implementation capabilities and the University of T

Notice regarding Golden Week holidays

The Nippon Foundation will be closed from Saturday, April 27, to Monday, May 6, 2019. We apologize fo

The Nippon Foundation Para Athlete Scholarship Presentation Ceremony

The Nippon Foundation Para Athlete Scholarship program aims to cultivate athletes with disabilities

$1 Million Donation to Promote Japan – China Ties

The Nippon Foundation has received a $1 million (approximately ¥110 million) donation from Channing B

A Different Approach to Japanese History

An internal seminar for The Nippon Foundation staff was held at the Foundation’s headquarters in To

Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds

The 11th installment of the Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds, launched by The Nippon Foundation in Oc

Collecting Donations for Peace Museum to Convey History of War

The Nippon Foundation is asking for documents related to the Battle of Imphal and has begun accepting

Unique Partnership Generates Excitement in Young People’s District

A Bunraku oneri was held along Takeshita-dori in Harajuku, Tokyo, on March 8, creating a buzz of ex

Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds

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

Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds

The results of the seventh installment of the Awareness Survey of 18-Year-Olds, launched by The Nippo

Joint Project by Ministry of the Environment and The Nippon Foundation

Minister of the Environment Yoshiaki Harada and The Nippon Foundation Chairman Yohei Sasakawa annou

The Nippon Foundation “The Power of Sports Photography” Exhibition

The Nippon Foundation and Tokyo’s Shibuya Ward are jointly holding The Power of Sports Photography ex

“Nippon Bunraku at Meiji Shrine” Announced

A Nippon Bunraku performance held at Ise Shrine in March 2017 The Nippon Foundation held a press c