ProSPER.Net Sustainability Forum

  • DATE / TIME:
    2023•10•21    17:00 - 19:00
    Tokyo & Online (JST)


    UNU-IAS will co-organise the ProSPER.Net Sustainability Forum as part of the UN Weeks at Sophia University. Under the theme ‘Exploring the New Direction of Equity and Inclusion towards Transforming Education’, the event will focus on the ramifications of the COVID-19 crisis on the provision of inclusive and equitable quality education, particularly its impact on vulnerable populations. It will also discuss the role of higher education institutions in striving for sustainability and inclusion in their activities.

    The forum will feature speakers from UNU-IAS; ProSPER.Net member universities; UNESCO; the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan (MEXT); Ministry of the Environment of Japan; and Sophia University.

    Participation & Registration

    To attend the event in person, please register in advance.
    To participate online, please register to receive a Zoom link.

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    This event will be held in English. Simultaneous interpretation to Japanese will be available for online participants only.


    The event flyer is available here.


    ProSPER.Net is an alliance of 52 higher education institutions in the Asia-Pacific region working to integrate sustainable development into curriculums and research, for which UNU-IAS serves as the secretariat. The work of the network has supported the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs through the Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (2015-2019), and the ESD for 2030 framework (2020-2030).

    UNU-IAS at Sophia University UN Weeks 2023

    UNU-IAS will also hold a session on transforming global food systems.