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16 Oct, 2015, 06:00 BST Ceasefire Agreement between Myanmar Government and Ethnic Armed Organizations

Representatives of the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and eight ethnic armed organizations signed a ceasefire agreement on...


30 Jun, 2015, 14:09 BST Nippon Foundation Nereus Program Reveals Critical State of World's Oceans in 2050

A press conference was held on June 30, 2015, to announce the release of a new report about the sustainability of global marine fisheries in the 21st ...


02 Jun, 2015, 08:00 BST Nippon Foundation Establishes Support Center; 10 Billion Japanese Yen to Support Paralympics

A press conference was held on June 2, 2015, to announce the launch of The Nippon Foundation Paralympic Support Center, which will support the Tokyo...


19 Oct, 2012, 04:49 BST Myanmar's Armed Ethnic Groups Meet in Tokyo to Discuss Nippon Foundation's Humanitarian Aid

Twenty key members of the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC), an alliance of Myanmar's armed ethnic minority groups based in Chiang Mai,...


12 Jun, 2012, 13:26 BST Nippon Foundation Chairman Named Goodwill Ambassador for Welfare of National Races in Myanmar by Japan's Foreign Ministry

The Nippon Foundation announced on June 12 that its Chairman Yohei Sasakawa has been appointed by Japan's Foreign Ministry as Goodwill Ambassador for ...