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Volunteerism & ICTs: Japan

Flag: Japan

Japan at a Glance

LanguagesJapanese
ReligionsShintoist, Buddhist, Christian
EthnicityJapanese 99.4%, other 0.6% (mostly Korean)
Population127,433,494 (July 2007 est.)
CapitalTokyo, 34,750,000 (metro. area)
CurrencyYen (JPY)
Web Domains.jp
Phone Codes00-81

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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
2006-10-14 10:36:48
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
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2006-07-13 00:00:00
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
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2006-06-07 15:13:15
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.

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Interpreter under fire after calling African runners 'chimpanzees' - Japan Today

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 18:45:00 GMT

Interpreter under fire after calling African runners 'chimpanzees'  Japan Today

An interpreter in a recent international marathon race in Japan has come under fire after she called runners from African countries "chimpanzees" in a blog post.

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Thousands of Venezuela volunteers begin preparing US aid entry amid blockade - The Japan Times

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:04:00 GMT

Thousands of Venezuela volunteers begin preparing US aid entry amid blockade  The Japan Times

Thousands of volunteers in Venezuela will begin mobilizing on Sunday to bring American aid into their crisis-hit country despite a blockade by President Ni.

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Interpreter for Oita marathon closes blog after calling African athletes 'chimpanzees' in post - The Japan Times

Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:32:00 GMT

Interpreter for Oita marathon closes blog after calling African athletes 'chimpanzees' in post  The Japan Times

A woman in her 50s who served as a volunteer interpreter at a marathon in Oita Prefecture has apologized for an online blog post in which she referred to A.

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