Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University (福岡女学院大学)

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University
Mailing address: 
3-42-1 Osa, Minami-ku, Fukuoka, Japan 811-1313
Telephone: 
+81(0)92-575-2971
Email: 
kawabata@fukujo.ac.jp
Website: 
https://www.fukujo.ac.jp/university/english/ 
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Mitsuharu Akudo
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
President, Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
akudo@fukujo.ac.jp
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Kiyotaka Kawabata (main focul point with UNAI)
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Professor, Faculty of International Career Development, Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University
Focal point 1 - Email: 
kawabata@fukujo.ac.jp
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Hidehiko Ukita
Focal point 2 - Title: 
Professor, Faculty of Humanities, Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University
Focal point 2 - Email: 
ukita@fukujo.ac.jp
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Tomoyuki Yoshimatsu
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Deputy Head, Center for Career Development and Education, Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University
Focal point 3 - Email: 
yoshimatsu@fukujo.ac.jp
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University, a women`s university located in southern Japan, is consisted of a graduate school as well as four Faculties for undergraduate students . The University also has an affiliated kindergarten as well as a junior high school and high school. Among the University`s four Faculties, the Faculty of International Career Development provides an introductory course on the purposes and functions of the United Nations (2 credit per semester) as well as a seminar course on the peace activities of the United Nations, including peacemaking and peacekeeping operations (4 credits per year). The Faculty also offers third-year students an opportunity to participate in a two-day study tour to the UNIC, UNICEF and other UN offices in Tokyo to learn their activities (2credits). The Faculty of Humanities provides a seminar course to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including the creation and marketing of a card game on SDGs for educational purposes (4 credits per year). Currently some 3000 students are enrolled at the university.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Currently the Fukuoka Jo Gakuin University provides four regular courses for credits to help promote the goals of the United Nations. Course 1: An introductory course for second- and third-year students on the purposes and functions of the United Nations (2 credits), in which students are to learn, inter alia, the application of the UN Charter to a variety of the contemporary issues confronting the international community. Course 2: A seminar course for third- and fourth-year students on the peace activities of the United Nations, including peacemaking and peacekeeping operations (4 credits per year). Course 3: A two-day study tour for third-year students to the Tokyo offices of UNIC, UNICEF and other UN agencies to learn their activities (2 credits). Course 4: A seminar course for second-, third- and fourth-year students to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including the creation and marketing of a card game on SDGs for educational purposes (4 credits per year). As an extracurricular activity, the University encourages students to participate in an annual conference of the Japan Model United Nation (JMUN). A total of five students from the University participated in the 30th Annual Conference of JMUN, held in Tokyo in December 2019, to discuss the merits and demerits of the humanitarian intervention in the Libyan crisis.
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