The aim of the UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme is to support innovative and imaginative post-graduate research in four areas of development of particular interest to UNESCO. The Government of Japan offers 20 fellowships per year to be awarded to deserving candidates from developing countries, especially the least developed countries (LDCs), who are eager to undertake research on one or more of the topics listed below:

  • Environment (with particular emphasis on Water Sciences, Water Issues, Climate Change, Engineering Capacity Building in the Developing World)
  • Intercultural Dialogue
  • Information and Communication Technologies
  • Peaceful Conflicts Resolution

Agencies Involved: The Government of Japan, UNESCO

Key Dates: The dates for the 2017 program will be announced soon. Please check website for more information.