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TOP > iEARN Project "Natural Disaster Youth Summit NDYS" Updated: August 27, 2016    

Students announced the NDYS2016 Declaration at the Kotolympic, Niigata City
on August 7, 2016.



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The NDYS committee hosted "Natural Disaster Youth Summit 2016 in Niigata" on August 3-8.
The NDYS2016  meeting had an opportunity to present the results the final phase of the NDYS2016 project under the theme of “Climate change and Disaster Reduction, Mitigation and Reconstruction" in our town” through global collaborative Active-learning utilizing ICT. Read More

Wednesday 3 –Monday 8  August 2016

Participants 100 participants from 10 countries and regions
Islamic Republic of Iran, India, Republic of Indonesia
People's Republic of China, Republic of Colombia
Commonwealth of Australia, Republic of Turkey
The United States of America, Taiwan , Japan  


NPO JEARN   Natural Disaster Youth Summit Committee

Taisho Koto Niigata Tomonokai nai Kotolympic2016 in Niigata Committee

iEARN Taisho Koto Project Committee


Special Cooperation     
Cabinet Office, Government of Japan 
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs [MOFA]                  

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology [MEXT]

Niigata Prefecture, Hyogo Prefecture, Niigata city
Education committee of Niigata Prefecture 
Education Committee of Niigata city
Japan Association for Promotion of Educational Technology (JAPET & CEC)
Venue NSG College League Gakusei sogo Plaza STEP
Niigata cty Geijutu Bunka Kaikan Ryutoia Concert Hall
At the 2016 summit, the NDYS project joined with the Taisho Koto music project for exploring the power of music for healing after disaster.​ The summit coincided with the 64th Niigata City Art Festival​ "Kotolympic 2016 in Niigata".
Natural Disaster Youth Summit 2016 and Kotolympic in Niigata, Japan  Newsflash #348, June 28, 2016
JEARN NDYS Committee will host the "Natural Disaster Youth Summit 2016 in Niigata" from August 3 - 8, 2016 in Niigata City, Japan.
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NDYS & UN Sustainable development Goals

iEARN projects connect youth to change the world! See how iEARN projects align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals to improve the quality of life on the planet.  Read More

Download a PDF copy of iEARN and UN Sustainable Development Goals
2015-2016 iEARN Project Book Published!

This book includes projects active at the time of printing in September 2015.  Download a PDF copy of the 2015-2016 iEARN Project Book at  

For a complete listing of active iEARN projects, visit the Project Space on the iEARN Collaboration Centre.


2015 iEARN Conference and Youth Summit in Brasilia, Brazil, July 26-31

iEARN-Brasil (Educadores Globais) will host the 2015 iEARN Conference and Youth Summit in Brasilia, Brazil, July 26-31, 2015 - all are invited to attend!
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JEARN NDYS team will make a oral presentation about '"Climate Change and Disaster Reduction" on July 30.

iEARN Taisho-koto Project and Natural Disaster Youth Summit Project (NDYS) Workshop

  Toyota Kodomo Bosai Summit "NDYS2015 in TOYOTA"    

The iEARN Taisho-koto project and Natural Disaster Youth Summit Project (NDYS) team will host a one day workshop in Shenzhen, China on July 27th at the invitation of the Shenzhen Board of Education.  Read More >


March 15, 2015, the video of the Natural Disaster Youth Summit 2015 in Toyota has aired, along with the motto of ‘’Disaster Reduction Education links the World’ in the public forum, which is an associated event of the third "UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015 Sendai Japan” ( ESD chief executive from UNESCO headquarters also participated as a panelist)",
WCDRR Conference Wrap up (pdf/144KB)
Sendai Framework starts moving


Global Interactive Collaborative Learning NDYS Program

"Let's create global disaster safety map!"


2006-2009 Disaster Safety Map

2010 Global Disaster Safety Map (NDYS2010in Turkey)

2010 Global Disaster Safety Maps Exhibition 
(NDYS-KOBE Forum2011)

2015 Global Disaster Safety Map(NDYS2015in TOYOTA)


 in Action!                


At the conference venue of NDYS2010 in Turkiye,
We corrected the donation for Pakistan

We will soon announce the amount of donation from participants of NDYS2010.
We are also welcome your donation to Pakistan.
iEARN Students in the Natural Disaster Youth Summit project help build kitchens in schools in Haiti.
iEARN students in the UK and Japan have teamed up with an organization called FATEM in Haiti to help build and staff kitchens in local schools. 2010.8.24
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The NDYS members in Trinidad and Tobago have also created an account for donations. 



They will work with UNICEF focus on health and trauma issues in assisting Haitians recover from this tragedy by creating a trauma center. 2010.4.26
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Building for the Global Disaster Reduction Education Network





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