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, 10 Oct 2017 05:04:21 GMT
The Japan TimesRecognized globally for helping rebuild lives, Japan's volunteer probation officers face challenges of social changeThe Japan TimesFor over a decade, retired elementary school teacher Kimiko Iino has been involved in the rehabilitation of parolees, regularly inviting them into her home to provide guidance on probation rules and to listen to their concerns. Iino, a volunteer ... More...
Mon, 09 Oct 2017 21:02:43 GMT
Inland Valley Daily BulletinVolunteer hopes to return Japanese soldier's flag to his familyInland Valley Daily BulletinMarilyn Anderson, director of the Cooper Museum in Upland, and museum volunteer John Hart look over a war souvenir flag from World War II which was donated 49 years ago. Photo is of Clifford and Webster Thomas. The latter according to records brought ...More...
Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:18:43 GMT
BBC NewsWho are Los Topos, Mexico's volunteer rescuers?BBC NewsThey were formed spontaneously in response to a huge earthquake in 1985. Since then, Mexican volunteer rescuers known as the Topos - Moles - have helped in earthquakes from Iran to Nepal. Now, they are needed back at home. The devastating 1985 ...Mexico City earthquake: Rescuers struggle to free schoolgirl buried by rubbleThe IndependentAt least 3000 buildings found damaged in Mexico City as search narrows for earthquake's last possible survivorsLos Angeles Timesall 1,387 news articles » More...