Civil Society

The creation of sustainable societies is not just the work of national and local governments and industry, but also civil society. Some people may have had the impression that Japan's civil society was not so strong, but powerful and unique new activities and initiatives are emerging and spreading nationwide. This section offers information on trends in Japanese civil society which is also strengthening its cooperation globally.
 
Mar 24, 2017
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When you hear people talk about supporting areas stricken by earthquakes and o...
 
Mar 12, 2017
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All 725 households in the Yoshijima District (with a population of about 2,500...
 
Mar 7, 2017
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
 
 
Shibaura Institute of Technology Establishes Community Development Center in Collaboration with Local Companies
Mar 5, 2017
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Shibaura Institute of Technology, a Japanese university based in Tokyo, announc...
 
Environmental Consciousness Needed in Japan's Reconstruction
Jan 29, 2017
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The JKSK Yui-Yui project, an initiative to support people in Japan affected by...
 
 
Citizen Science: How Anyone Can Be Involved in Solving Environmental and Social Issues
Jan 19, 2017
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There are various environmental and social issues, the solutions to which requ...
 
Disaster-Affected Ishinomaki -- Present Status (Part 2)
Dec 29, 2016
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In the November 2016 issue of the JFS Newsletter, we reported on the situation...
 
 
Developing Quality Wood Products with Cedar from Fukushima Disaster-Affected Area
Dec 26, 2016
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
 
Disaster-Affected Ishinomaki -- Present Status (Part 1)
Dec 23, 2016
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Nearly five and a half years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake...
 
 
Hamamatsu City Making Strides toward Energy Self-Sufficient Smart City
Dec 10, 2016
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Hamamatsu, a city in Shizuoka Prefecture that has been actively working to ach...
 
Community Built at Evacuation Shelter without Placing Partitions
Nov 21, 2016
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly article in the Toky...
 
 
Community Currency 'Bunji' Changing the Way Money is Used
Oct 31, 2016
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Japan is a convenient society. People can go shopping without speaking at all....
 
Mental Health Care for Survivors Still Needed in 2011 Disaster-Hit Areas
Oct 6, 2016
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary), a weekly feature in the Toky...
 
 
 

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