(1)Sophia University UN Weeks events and joint events with the Global Compact Network Japan Since 2014, Sophia University holds UN Weeks twice a year in June and October. This is intended to help cultivate human resources with global commitment, provide opportunities“ to consider our future and the world through UN activities ” and also to contribute to the activities for public awareness of SDGs. Symposia and various other events are held during the Weeks. Open to the public and high school students, the events help to introduce widely the activities of Sophia niversity and UN organizations and our partnership. In our efforts to support UNGC activities, we have carried out joint activities with Global Compact Network Japan (GCNJ)during each UN Weeks.
(2)Implementation of SDGs Student Photo Contest
(3)Education and Research activities
1.Implementing a new course on SDGs
2.Adoption of “Research Branding Initiative for Private Universites”by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
(4)Special lecture by the UN Secretary -General
(5)Our faculty member ’s cooperation with GCNJ event
(6)Acquisition of “A+” rating from PRI
(7) Implementation of academic courses on The Ten Principles of UNGC and SDGs