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What We Do

Our events, special projects and forthcoming journal all help support and facilitate raising awareness of sustainable development and the Global Goals. Our work includes …

Projects We Support

Ashinaga FoundationAshinaga Foundation

Ashinaga got its start over 40 years ago. Since the “Association for Natural Disaster Orphans” … Learn more  http://www.ashinaga.org/en/


City Lights Social Welfare FoundationCity Lights Social Welfare Foundation

Established in 1987, the City Lights Social Welfare Corporation based in Kobe, Japan supports the disabled … Learn more http://citylights-kobe.sakura.ne.jp/



We organize, small events throughout the year. The purpose of these events is to support and raise awareness of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The focus of our themes cover human rights education,  public health, globalization and other areas related to sustainable development.

Scholarships, Travel Grants & Waivers for COHDA 2019

Travel grants, scholarships and waivers are available for qualified participants with accepted presentations our 6th Conference on Human Development Asia to be held April 4-5, 2019 at the Nagoya Sakae Tokyu REI Hotel in Nagoya, Japan.

In addition, the conference includes a free welcome dinner reception, lunch and coffee breaks daily and a guided tour of Nagoya City with a special visit to the Toyota Automobile Museum. All attending participants will also receive a special welcome gift!

Anyone can apply for a scholarship. We welcome international and Japanese students and faculty from Japan and overseas to apply for consideration. To apply for a scholarship, simply fill out the application below.

The Deadline for Applications is Friday, March 1, 2019 and award recipients will be informed by Friday, March 8, 2019. Apply Today!!

COHDA 2019 Scholarship and Travel Grant Application

Student Ambassador Program

We have a Student Ambassador Program (SAP), which is designed to give students valuable work experience by working directly with our organization on advocacy and capacity building projects. Applications for our 2019 SAP is now closed. Applications for our 2020 Student Ambassador Program will open in October 2019. Please check again later for updates. Thank you!