2008


2008.12.31 - Online portal site for CSOs in Japan launched

Non-profit organization database system called NOPODAS has launched by JACO on December 1st 2008, and it covering the entire Japanese CSO sector, mainly public benefit corporation (PBC). The organizational search will be available this spring. Base information about each charity is provided from the records of the Charity Commission for Japan - and subsequently maintained and updated by the charities themselves using online editing tools that NOPODAS provide.
The URL ( http://www.nopodas.com/ ) will direct you to the NOPODAS database system (site is in Japanese). Click here ( report ) for more information.



Figure 1. Top page of the NOPODAS

2008.12.31 - GuideStar International Assembly 2008 From Local to Global: The Importance of CSO information for citizen engagement

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2008.10.31 - JACO reported on research mission to the US in the GuideStar International Newsletter

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2008.10.31 - Research mission by JACO on US civil society organizations

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2008.08.31 - The 8th CIVICUS World Assembly at Glasgow, Scotland from 18-21 June 2008

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2008.04.30 - Tatsuo Ohta, President of JACO reported on current legislation which is affecting the PBC in Japan in the GuideStar International Newsletter

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2008.03.31 - Tatsuo Ohta,president of JACO and Tsutomu Hotta,president of SWF discussed about the public interes corporation reforms

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