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Hiroshima for Global Peace

SDGs: Goal 4What is SDGs?: Goal 4 Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were formally adopted on 25 September 2015 by United Nations General Assembly.

What is each goal of SDGs and our initiatives to achieve the goal?

Goal 4. Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

4.1

By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and effective learning outcomes

4.2

By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development, care and pre-primary education so that they are ready for primary education

4.3

By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university

4.4

By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have
relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship

4.5

By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situations

4.6

By 2030, ensure that all youth and a substantial proportion of adults, both men and women, achieve literacy and numeracy

4.7

By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

4.a

Build and upgrade education facilities that are child, disability and gender sensitive and provide safe, non-violent, inclusive and effective learning environments for all

4.b

By 2020, substantially expand globally the number of scholarships available to developing countries, in particular least developed countries, small island developing States and African countries, for enrolment in higher education, including vocational training and information and communications technology, technical, engineering and scientific programmes, in developed countries and other developing countries

4.c

By 2030, substantially increase the supply of qualified teachers, including through international cooperation for teacher training in developing countries, especially least developed countries and small island developing States

Reference: https://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/RES/70/1&Lang=E

Hiroshima's initiative for SDGs

SDGs and Business with an Eye on the Future

Hiroshima Prefecture created a booklet compiled and introduced as a collection of leading examples of SDGs business by local companies in Hiroshima. Hiroshima Prefecture aims to promote the SDGs business through these kind of initiatives.

SDGs and Business with an Eye on the Future

Company's initiative

JMS Co., Ltd

Cooperation with local companies to convey the importance of life through hibaku-jumoku, trees that survived the atomic bombing

JMS Co., Ltd

Marimo Co., Ltd.

Supporting education in Cambodia through “altruism and appreciation”

Marimo Co., Ltd.

Nihon Parkerizing Hiroshima Works Co., Ltd.

Extend Japanese Technologies to the World

Nihon Parkerizing Hiroshima Works Co., Ltd.

Eisho Fukushikai

Childcare to Nurture the Future and Work Style of Staff Members

Eisho Fukushikai

Toraya-Honpo Co., Ltd.

Japanese Sweets-Making Experiences for Community Vitalization

Toraya-Honpo Co., Ltd.

Hiroshima Environment and Health Association

Creating Satoumi with Citizens

Hiroshima Environment and Health Association

What is SDGs?

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a universal goals that every countries take action to end poverty, protect the planet and improve the lives and prospects of everyone, everywhere. SDGs are composed of 17 Goals and 169 Targets and the pledge to leave no one behind.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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