“The significance of this Conference is that it provides valuable opportunity to work together to further enhance the positive aspects of globalization, while rectifying the negative aspects.”
Yohei Sasakawa, President of the Nippon Foundation, 2003
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Yohei Sasakawa

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Chairman, The Nippon Foundation

Japan

Chairman of The Nippon Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in Asia and a renowned Japanese leader in the philanthropic and NGO fields, he has initiated projects and worked on a global scale in such areas as public health, agricultural development, education and social welfare. He serves as the World Health Organization Goodwill Ambassador for Leprosy Elimination, as well as Japan's Goodwill Ambassador for the Human Rights of People Affected by Leprosy. Together with Václav Havel and Elie Wiesel, Mr. Sasakawa co-founded the Forum 2000 Project.
 

2008

Supported by

Jyllands-Posten Foundation

 

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