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Objectives of the Japanese IHP National Committee

The main objective of the Japanese IHP National Committee is to improve scientific and technological basis for the development of methods for the rational management of water resources, including the protection of the environment and disasters prevention/mitigation relating to water and society. Moreover, the Japanese National Commission for UNESCO has discussed and made proposal on "Sustainability Science" which is a scientific concept as the integrated approach to build a truly sustainable society. Based on this concept, the Japanese IHP National Committee is expected to solve complex global challenges through following activities with a cross-cutting approach in collaboration with all the studies including social and human sciences, in addition to changing value. Various IHP activities of UNESCO especially in the Asia- Pacific region have been implemented under the support of the Japanese National Commission for UNESCO with financial contribution in the form of Fund-in-Trust (JFIT) for the Promotion of Science for the Sustainable Development. Activities of the Japanese IHP National Committee includes:


The IHP 50th Anniversary Booklet:
Celebrating 50 years of Water Leadership in Asia and the Pacific Success Stories from the Field, October 2015.

Coming events in 2019


The 27th IHP RSC Meeting for Asia and the Pacific
The 29th IHP Training Course in Kyoto
The 29th IHP Training Course in Nagoya

Past events in 2018 and 2019


IHP-IX Task Force meeting
IAEA/RCA Regional Training Course

Past activities: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 2017, 2018


last updated on September 1, 2019