Volunteerism & ICTs: Japan
Japan at a Glance
Get Involved with ICVolunteers' Projects in Japan
ICVolunteers-Switzerland is the Swiss branch of ICVolunteers. Historically, the Swiss office is the cradle of the whole organization. ICVolunteers has local presence in a growing number of countries, including Japan.
We invite you to look over what we are doing in the area.
ICVolunteers Projects in Japan:
Conference on United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
The secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (CCNUCC) has received the first reports under the Kyoto Protocol, from Hungary, Japan and New Zealand.
Africa@home: Volunteer Computing for Africa
While you are sending an email or surfing the web, your computer could be helping to tackle one of Africa's greatest humanitarian challenges, malaria.
African Web Language Survey Workshop
The Language Observatory (Japan), the African Academy of Languages (ACALAN) and Linguasphere Observatory (UK) have been collaborating on a African Web Languages Survey Project since the Tunis phase of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), held from 14-18 November 2005.
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:03:46 GMT
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The Japan TimesMiyazaki finds solution to IT labor crunch thousands of kilometers awayThe Japan TimesThe project, known as the Bangladesh-Japan ICT Engineers' Training Program, dubbed B-JET, is expected to help ease the labor shortages in Miyazaki and provide jobs for young Bangladeshis, serving as a win-win situation for both countries. For years the ... More...
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 22:45:53 GMT
How Japan is working towards creating a true sharing economyShareable (blog)When entrepreneurs Alisa Sanada and Megumi Kusunoki started Nagomi Visit, a nonprofit, volunteer-run platform, their motivation was neither profit nor fame. They simply wanted to offer people living in rural Japanese towns an opportunity to benefit ... More...