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2018

Hamburg Ballet Kyoto Tour 2018 sponsored by Inamori Foundation

The Inamori Foundation sponsored “A Special Workshop by the Hamburg Ballet” in addition to the main event of February 17, as a social contribution program. The selected 40 students who aim at professional ballet dancer participated in the workshop. Furthermore many other students were invited at the rehearsal on February 16.

2017

“Kyoto Prize at Oxford” ― Kyoto Prize to Europe

University of Oxford and the Inamori Foundation co-announced an agreement of the new collaboration to bring the latest Kyoto Prize laureates to U.K. annually in May and hold the various intellectual programs including lectures. The first “Kyoto Prize at Oxford” was held on May, 2017.

2016

The students from remote islands were invited at Kyoto Prize Kagoshima Lectures.

260 students from remote islands, who would normally find it difficult to visit Kagoshima City due to geographical constraints, etc., were invited to seize the opportunity to meet these global intellectuals. (This program will be continued.)

Matsuyama Ballet Kyoto Performance “New Version Swan Lake”

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the establishment in 1984, the Inamori Foundation invited a total 4,800 people to Matsuyama Ballet’s “New Version Swan Lake,” which was staged in Kyoto on three days.

Hamburg Ballet Japan Tour 2016 in Celebration of 2015 Kyoto Prize Laureate John Neumeier

The Inamori Foundation was a special supporter of the “Hamburg Ballet Japan Tour 2016 in Celebration of 2015 Kyoto Prize Laureate John Neumeier” that took place at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan. Neumeier is Intendant and Artistic Director of the Hamburg Ballet.

2015

Kyoto Kokoro Initiative at Kyoto University

A total 90 million yen is donated over six years in support of the objective and activities of Kyoto Kokoro Initiative at Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University.

2014

KUIP (Kyoto University‐Inamori Foundation Joint Kyoto Prize Symposium)

A total 120 million yen is donated over four years to fund holding of the KUIP, hosted by Kyoto University, with the support of the Inamori Foundation as a cohost.

Lecture Celebrating Foundation’s 30th Anniversary

The Lecture entitled “To Who Belongs the Blue Planet? -Global Climate and Sustainability of Mankind” was given in Kyoto by Mr. Al Gore, former U.S. Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate. This event attracted about 1,100 people from the general public.

2012

Inamori Foundation Endowed Course at Osaka University

A total 155 million yen is donated over five years to OSIPP (Osaka School of International Public Policy, Osaka University) and the Course “Global Public Ethics and Social Innovation” is established.

2011

Great East Japan Earthquake Recovery Grants

A total 25.5 million yen was donated to volunteer organizations / groups working in areas affected by the earthquake. (total 66 cases of aid)

2009

Endowment of the Inamori Center to Kyushu University

Kyoto Prize Library was established at the Inamori Center.

2008

Endowment of the Inamori Center to Kyoto University

Kyoto Prize Library was established at the Inamori Center.

Inamori Ethics Prize

Case Western Reserve University held the 1st Presentation Ceremony of the Inamori Ethics Prize. The Prize is bestowed upon individuals who have demonstrated exemplary ethical leadership and made a major contribution to the betterment of human society through their actions and influence.

Kokoro Research Center at Kyoto University

A total 60 million yen is donated over four years to support the activities of Kokoro Research Center, Kyoto University.

Activities of the Inamori Institute for Environment, Civilization and Ethics

The Environment, Civilization and Ethics Research Association was launched to propose new ethics for the 21st century. Discussions by the Association were compiled for publication of The Crisis of Global Civilization (Environment / Ethics), 2010.

2007

Symposium Commemorating German Chancellor Merkel’s visit to Japan

A symposium to commemorate the 10th anniversary of adoption of the Kyoto Protocol and the visit to Japan of Dr. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany was held in cooperation with the Mainichi Newspapers, attracting some 1,000 people from the general public.

2005

Establishment of the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence

A total $11 million is donated for Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. and the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence is established.

2004

CSIS Kyoto Forum

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Inamori Foundation co-sponsored a forum to discuss political issues confronting the world. (2004-2009)

2003

Kyoto International Culture Forum

The Inamori Foundation held Kyoto International Culture Forum “In Quest of Kokoro / Human Minds for This Planet,” co-sponsored by the Kyoto Prefectural Government and Kyoto University. (2003-2007)

2002

Establishment of Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy (AILA)

A total $5 million was donated to CSIS (Center for Strategic and International Studies) in Washington D.C., U.S.A., and AILA was established. A total of 40 “Inamori Fellows” were sent to AILA to participate in a special program designed to develop true leaders. (2003-2014)

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