The Asahi Shimbun has expressed its support for the global effort to achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs) approved by the United Nations and this stance is reflected in its ongoing reports on various efforts being made in Japan and abroad toward those goals. The reports have included interviews with heads of international organizations as well as Japanese companies. This special section brings together those articles about the SDGs.


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    COVID-19 Update

    Visit this page for the latest news on Japan’s battle with the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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    Reporter’s COVID-19 Notebook

    A mother of two sons recounts the days when she lived with the novel coronavirus.

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    Historians describe the Nomonhan Incident, a little-known 1939 Japan-Soviet border conflict, as the starting point of World War II.

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    Gender Equality Declaration

    The Asahi Shimbun aims “to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls” through its Gender Equality Declaration.

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    Inclusive Tokyo

    Let’s explore the Japanese capital from the viewpoint of wheelchair users and people with disabilities with Barry Joshua Grisdale.

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