What is the Japan Foundation Prizes for Global Citizenship?

What is the Japan Foundation Prizes for Global Citizenship?

The Japan Foundation Prizes for Global Citizenship was established under the name of "the Prizes for the Promotion of Community-Based Cultural Exchange" in 1985 in order to award an individuals and the organizations that endeavor to strengthen networks among citizens both inside and outside Japan, and share the knowledge, idea and expertise through intercultural exchange. The Prizes once changed its name to "The Japan Foundation Prizes for Community-Based Cultural Exchange" in 2004 and has been finally named as "The Japan Foundation Prizes for Global Citizenship" since 2005.

Since its establishment in 1985, recommendations for candidates are publicly made from professionals and organizations including local municipalities, organizations in the field of international exchange, cultural foundations and individuals. Selection is made by a selection committee consisting of external intellectuals and professionals in two-phase selection processes. Award recipients will be presented a Certificate and an award of 2 million yen.

  • Number of Prizes: Up to three
  • Award: Certificate and 2 million yen.

The Japan Foundation Prizes for Global Citizenship, including four President's Special Prizes, has been awarded to 94 organizations and individuals in its 30-year history. (Past Recipients of the Prizes)

 

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The Japan Foundation Prizes for Global Citizenship Secretariat
The Japan Foundation Communication Center
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