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Source: NEC Corporation
NEC World Children's Nature Club to be Held in Six Regions Around the World

TOKYO, Mar 13, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) and the Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project (KEEP) today announced that they will hold an environmental education program, the "NEC World Children's Nature Club," for three days from March 18 to 20.

This program will provide children from China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines and Taiwan with opportunities to exchange ideas using information and communications technologies (ICT).

NEC World Children's Nature Club, started in 2008, is held every year to help children develop an awareness of the natural environment and a global perspective. It also enables them to better understand the potential of using ICT within an environmental education. This year, children from Malaysia will come to Japan for the first time to take part in the program with children in Kiyosato. The children from the six regions will experience nature firsthand. They will also enjoy cross-cultural exchanges through a video-conference system with the help of NEC's local affiliates in each region.

"NEC conducts activities globally based on its 'Principles for Conserving Biodiversity' to contribute to conservation, which is one of the pillars of the 'NEC Group Environmental Management Action Plan 2017/2030,'" said Naoko Morizane, Executive Expert, CSR Promotion and Social Contributions Office, NEC Corporation. "Looking forward, NEC will continue to promote environmental education as part of its social contribution activities. Moreover, by organizing such programs as the NEC World Children's Nature Club, and by promoting related environmental programs, NEC will contribute to achieving the 'Sustainable Development Goals,' adopted by the 193 member states of the United Nations in 2015."

An overview of the NEC World Children's Nature Club 2017 is as follows:
1.Dates:
March 18th (from 14:00) to 20th (until 15:00), 2017

2.Organizers:
China: NPO Beijing Tianxiaxi Education Center
Indonesia: Indonesia Office, Japan Environmental Education Forum
Japan: Kiyosato Educational Experiment Project
The Philippines: Cordillera Green Network (CGN)
Malaysia: The Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC), Sabah Forestry Department
Taiwan: Kuan-shu Educational Foundation

3.Sponsor:
NEC Corporation

4.Support:
Sabah Wildlife Department (Malaysia), Ministry of the Environment (Japan)

5.Partners:
NEC (China), NEC Indonesia, NEC Philippines, NEC Telecom Software Philippines, and NEC Taiwan

6.Venues:
China: Yanshan School, Miyun District, Beijing (tentative)
Indonesia: Mount Halimun Salak National Park, Bogor
Japan: Yamanashi Prefectural Yatsugatake Nature Center
The Philippines: St. Paul's Monastery, Trinidad
Taiwan: Satoyama Nature School, Miaoli County

7.Participants:
60 children between the ages of 10 and 12
(10 children from each region)

8.Program:
Through this program, children share excitement and a sense of discovery from playing and participating in local sports and games with children from other regions. At the same time, they develop a local perspective to understand the uniqueness of their own culture, environment, and sports as well as a global perspective to learn about the similarities and differences of other regions with different cultures.

In Japan, children from Malaysia will experience the nature of Kiyosato with their Japanese peers. Additionally, they will attend a workshop to learn about NEC's submarine cable system and other ICT technology supporting the Internet in Asia. Moreover, NEC will give the children an opportunity to experience meaningful communications using the Internet to get them more interested in ICT.


About NEC Corporation

NEC Corporation is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company's experience and global resources, NEC's advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society. For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.com.

Based on its Mid-term Management Plan 2015, the NEC Group globally provides "Solutions for Society" that promote the safety, security, efficiency and equality of society. Under the company's corporate message of "Orchestrating a brighter world," NEC aims to help solve a wide range of challenging issues and to create new social value for the changing world of tomorrow. For more information, please visit http://www.nec.com/en/global/about/solutionsforsociety/message.html.

Contact:
NEC 
Seiichiro Toda         
s-toda@cj.jp.nec.com 
+81-3-3798-6511


Mar 13, 2017 11:42 HKT/SGT
Source: NEC Corporation

NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701)

Topic: Press release summary
Sectors: Environment
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