News & Events

2024/02/05

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Featured, UNESCO Chair

Okayama University appointed Mr. ICHIKAWA Taichi, CEO/Founder of World Road Inc., as Okayama University UNESCO Chair Youth Ambassador

2024/01/29

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SDGs, UNCTAD

Okayama University and UNCTAD Held a Research Results Presentation Session for the ‘Joint Research and Training Course for Young Female Scientists from Developing Countries’

2024/01/22

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ESD, SDGs, UNESCO Chair

Vice President YOKOI Atsufumi Presented Case Studies on SDGs Education as the Representative of Japan at the Global Citizenship Education International Forum in Korea

2024/01/22

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Featured, UNESCO Chair

Vice President YOKOI Atsufumi was Invited to Participate in COP28

2023/11/09

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SDGs, UNESCO Chair

Okayama University UNESCO Chair conferred the title of Youth Ambassador to a representative of the SDG4 Youth Network, UNESCO

2023/10/30

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UNESCO Chair

UNESCO Renewed Accreditation for the Establishment of the Okayama University UNESCO Chair: Research and Education for Sustainable Development

2023/10/30

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Featured, SDGs

Two Students from Okayama University Attended One Young World 2023, a Global Summit for Future Leaders, as Japanese delegates

2023/10/27

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Earth Charter, ESD, UNESCO Chair

A symposium commemorating the publication of “Considering the Earth Charter,” as the Origin of SDGs was held

2023/10/20

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SDGs, UNESCO Chair

Vice President Prof. YOKOI Atsufumi was invited to the 42nd annual Peace BAR Festival

2023/10/12

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UNESCO Chair

Appointment of Prof. Chung Utak (Kyung Hee University) as a Project Professor, Institute of Global Human Resource Development, Okayama University

2023/06/30

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UNESCO Chair

Vice President and UNESCO Chairholder YOKOI Atsufumi Awarded a Decoration from France

2023/06/29

EVENT

[Webinar on June 29, 2023 ] Earth Charter+23 – Emerging efforts towards planetary well-being and ecological civilizations

2023/05/23

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UNCTAD

Young Female Scientist Programme by Okayama University and the UNCTAD were showcased at the UN Headquarters

2023/03/31

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UNCTAD

Senior Vice President Atsufumi Yokoi presented at the Main Session of the 26th CSTD Annual Meeting of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

2023/03/31

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President Hirofumi Makino and Senior Vice President Atsufumi Yokoi Met with the Founders of One Young World (OYW)

2023/03/20

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ESD

Honorary doctorate awarded to Her Royal Highness Princes Abze Djigma from Burkina Faso

2023/02/07

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UNCTAD

Director of the Technology and Logistics at United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) visited Okayama University

2023/01/30

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ESD, UNCTAD

UNCTAD Short-Term Programme: Fifth batch of young female researchers visit President Makino

2022/12/27

EVENT

ESD, UNCTAD

[January 31: Call for Participants] UNCTAD-Okayama University Special Lecture on Technology and SDGs

2022/12/15

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Earth Charter

Okayama University cooperated and participated in the Earth Charter Conference held at the United Nations-mandated University for Peace, and President MAKINO Hirofumi was invited to attend the conference.

2022/12/15

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ESD, UNCTAD

UNCTAD Short-Term Programme: Fourth batch of young female researchers visit President Makino

2022/11/21

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UNESCO Chair

YOKOI Atsufumi, Senior Vice President and UNESCO Chairholder, participated as a panelist at the 30th Anniversary Conference of the UNITWIN/UNESCO Chairs Programme held at UNESCO Paris Headquarters

2022/11/18

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ESD, UNCTAD

UNCTAD Short-Term Programme: Second batch of young female researchers visit President MAKINO

2022/11/18

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UNESCO Chair

Visit the University of Bath, UK., to Build Inter-University Collaboration for the One Young World Summit

2022/11/11

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ESD, UNCTAD

UNCTAD Short-Term Programme Young Female Researchers Visit President MAKINO

2022/11/09

EVENT

[Webinar on November 8, 2022 ] Re-thinking Education for the current times.

2022/10/06

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UNESCO Chair

Okayama University Senior Vice President and UNESCO Chairholder YOKOI Atsufumi Attends the Transforming Education Summit During the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)

2022/09/26

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Sharing the Next Generation’s Dreams with the World at One Young World 2022 Hive in Okayama, Japan

2022/06/01

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UNESCO Chair

Okayama University Senior Vice President and UNESCO Chairholder YOKOI Atsufumi Invited to Participate in the UNESCO World Higher Education Conference 2022

2022/05/30

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Senior Vice President YOKOI Atsufumi elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA)

2022/04/20

EVENT

[Earth Day Webinar on April 22, 2022 ] Planetary Well-being in a time of global crisis: ethical perspectives from the Earth Charter

2022/04/19

EVENT

Call for Participation: Youth Engagement Program (SOTG 2022) Application deadline: June 3, 2022

2022/04/08

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UNCTAD

Okayama University Executive Director Participates in the United 25th session of Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development Held in Geneva

2022/03/04

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Statement from President MAKINO Hirofumi of Okayama University on the Tense Situation around the World

2022/01/27

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Website Launch: Okayama University One Young World

2021/12/27

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UNCTAD

Okayama University and UNCTAD concluded a MoU for STI for SDGs

2021/12/27

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Okayama University One Young World

2021/12/13

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ESD

Okayama University Participates in the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network University Presidents Meeting for Universities in the Asia-Pacific Region

2021/09/13

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Okayama University Concludes Comprehensive Tripartite Agreement with JETRO and FOCCI to Strengthen Industry-Government-Academia Internationalization and Cooperation

2021/08/30

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UNCTAD

Okayama University and UNCTAD Hold Online Presentation Session for Research Results of “Young Female Scientist Programme in Japan”

2021/08/27

EVENT

Signing Ceremony Held to Celebrate the Memorandum of Understanding between Okayama University and University for Peace

2021/07/28

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Two Okayama University Students Participate in One Young World Summit 2021 Munich as Members of the Japanese Delegation

2021/07/13

EVENT

Okayama University Student Representatives Attend the One Young World 2021 Japan Delegate Send-Off Party Held at BMW Tokyo Bay in Odaiba, Tokyo

2021/06/17

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Collaborative Exhibition at AEON MALL Okayama Featuring WE HAVE A DREAM and Okayama University

2021/06/14

EVENT

Okayama University Holds Opening Ceremony for US Department of State’s Online Summer Critical Language Scholarship Program

2021/06/11

EVENT

UNESCO Chair

Create a Homepage in Only 3 Hours! Okayama University UNESCO Chair Holds 2nd Lecture of 2021 Special Lecture Series Introducing Cutting-Edge No-code Technology

2021/06/04

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UNESCO Chair

Okayama University UNESCO Chair Speaks at UNESCO World Conference on ESD

2021/04/22

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Okayama University ranks within top 200 universities in the world and is named one of the top universities in Japan in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2021

2021/04/21

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ESD, UNESCO Chair

Anyone Can Make an App! Okayama University UNESCO Chair Holds 2021 Special Lecture Introducing Cutting-Edge No-code Tools

2021/04/20

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Earth Charter

Program Coordinator at UPEACE Pays Courtesy Call to President Makino

2021/04/07

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New Website Launch: Okayama University Global Engagement Office

2021/02/01

EVENT

ESD, UNESCO Chair

Okayama University Participates in Online International Conference to Discuss Educational Approaches in an Era of Global Uncertainties in Collaboration with York University and UNESCO-Affiliated Organizations

2020/12/24

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Earth Charter, ESD, UNESCO Chair

Okayama University Vice President and UNESCO Chairholder YOKOI Atsufumi receives

2020/11/25

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Online Closing Ceremony for the U.S. Department of State Autumn Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

2020/11/19

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Earth Charter, ESD, UNESCO Chair

Vice President Yokoi Speaks at Virtual Event Held by Prestigious Scientific Journal Nature

2020/11/13

EVENT

UNCTAD

Okayama University and UNCTAD Hold Online Ceremony to Officially Launch the “Young Female Scientist Programme in Japan”

2020/11/09

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UNESCO Chair

Vice President and Unesco Chairholder Yokoi Joins Distinguished Panel Discussion as Asia-Pacific Representative at the Unesco’s Worldconference

2020/11/02

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Vice President Yokoi Attends One Young World Tokyo Caucus 2020

2020/10/15

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UNESCO Chair

Representatives from the Tara Ocean Foundation Meet with President Makino

2020/10/05

EVENT

Okayama University Conducts Online Opening Ceremony for U.S. Department of State’s Autumn Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program

2020/09/08

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Earth Charter

Earth Charter International Council Member Vice President Yokoi Takes Center Stage During Nationally-Broadcast Webinar

2020/07/14

EVENT

Earth Charter, UNESCO Chair

Okayama University and Earth Charter International signed a comprehensive Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

2020/06/18

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Earth Charter, ESD, UNESCO Chair

Vice President for Global Engagement Strategy and a UNESCO Chair Holder Yokoi gets elected as a council member for the Earth Charter International

2020/04/28

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Okayama University ranks 9th nationally in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020!

2020/03/16

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Earth Charter, ESD

Vice President Yokoi, a UNESCO Chair Holder, send out a message as one of the world’s visual icon communicators at 20th anniversary of the Earth Charter!

2020/01/15

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President Makino and Vice President Yokoi visited the WEF Headquarters in Geneva

2020/01/07

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ESD, UNCTAD

Okayama University and UNCTAD signed a comprehensive Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster human resources for STI for SDGs, the UN body’s first memorandum signed with a university

2019/12/26

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Earth Charter, ESD, UNESCO Chair

President Makino, Vice President and UNESCO Chairholder Yokoi Visit United Nations University of Peace, Enhancing Collaboration between Earth Charter and ESD

2019/11/28

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ESD

Honorary doctorate awarded to Professor Charles Hopkins from York University, Canada

2019/10/31

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A Side Event for the G20 Health Minister’s meeting held on the theme “Life-Cycle/ Course Approaches to Promote Healthy and Active Ageing and Economic Implications”

2019/10/11

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Student representatives attended the One Young World (OYW) 2019 Japan delegation send-off party held at the JT Art Hall Affinis, Tokyo

2019/08/02

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ESD

Whole Institution’s Approach of SDGs efforts presented at the UN headquarters: University officials led by President Makino participate in the High-Level Political Forum in July 2019

2019/07/16

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Marking its 70 anniversary, Okayama University holds the international symposium:

2019/07/11

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American students under the U.S. Department of State’s “Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program” visit Shoukinji Temple and Inujima Island in Okayama.

2019/06/20

EVENT

Welcome reception held by Okayama University and the U.S. Department of State for CLS American students

2019/04/17

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Article featuring a talk held with Vice President Yokoi appeared in ELCO RADAR, quarterly magazine published by Ecological Life and Culture Organization: Initiatives get going to achieve SDGs towards establishing the basis for realizing the concept of “well-being”

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