Mission and Background of the Okazaki Foundation

It is very important for the contribution to the world peace and development that Japan should be energetic, respect human rights, be open to the world and deepen the mutual understanding and friendship with foreign countries. Particularly from the perspective of the geographic fate and Japan’s regional responsibility, the cooperation with Asian countries is crucial and top priority for the private sector development as well as International politics.

Based on this philosophy, Mr. Kaheita Okazaki constantly devoted his life to promote peaceful international community transcending nation border and races. The foundation, therefore, was established to commemorate his glorious achievement, carry on his will forever and play a role to develop the advanced Asian human resources which have high skills and conscience as the international person who can contribute to the peace and prosperity of their own counties and the whole world.