Hope to the Future Association is a non-profit organization registered under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea. In 2014, HFA has acquired the status of an associated NGO with the United Nations of Department Public Information (UN DPI). In 2018, HFA has been registered as an official member of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) Korea.
HFA has two departments, the Global Education Department and the Youth Sharing Department. Both Department operates the International Understanding Education Program to foster the global competence of domestic youth in cooperation with the UN agencies, international organizations, education institutions, local governments, ministry of education, and schools. HFA aims to raise awareness about international issues by discussing the UN and its agenda Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by proceeding various global citizenship education programs.

Main Programs of  Education Department

 1.   The UN Agendas and the SDGs

   -  Global Leadership English Challenge (Korea and Global)

   -  Youth Training Program on the United Nations (in cooperation with the UN Department of Global Communications and Visitors Centre)

   -   Academic Forum on the United Nations  and the Sustainable Development Goals  

   -  Translating UN Official Publications 

 2.   International Model United Nations

   -  Delegation for Yale University Model United Nations in the USA

   - Delegation for Yale University Model United Nations in  Korea

   - Delegation for the World Federation of United International Model United Nations

 3. Global Citizenship Education Program (in cooperation with the Korea International Cooperation Agency; KOICA)

   - GCE School Project

   - GCE Public Event


Ton Duc Thang University

19 Đường Nguyn Hu Th, Tân Hưng, Qun 7, H Chí Minh, Vietnam

Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU) is a public university established in 1997. TDTU has become one of the top research universities in Vietnam. TDTU offers about 40 undergraduate programs, 18 master programs, and 25 doctoral programs in a variety of fields such as law, applied science, technology, vocational skills, social sciences, economics, business, foreign languages, arts with a total enrollment of over 22,500 students. TDTU has also been accredited by The High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (HCÉRES) which recognizes that TDTU complies with French and European standards for universities. In addition, TDTU was rated in the top 200 worldwide by the UI Greenmetric World University Rankings in 2017 for its commitment to building a green educational environment and its use of solar panels on campus.

ThangLong University

Nghiêm Xuân Yêm, Đại Kim, Hoàng Mai, Hà Ni, Vietnam

ThangLong University (TLU) was established in 1988 and was the first private university in Vietnam. Known for its modern architecture and rosy gardens, TLU provides high-quality education to meet the social demand for qualified human resources to serve the country’s fast industrialization and modernization by using the most up to date teaching tools. TLU is composed of 18 departments ranging across mathematics, foreign languages, economics, health sciences, social sciences, and physical education. TLU has been growing fast as it has established exchange and cooperation programs with several educational institutions from abroad and has an enrollment rate of over 7000 students.


United Nations Academic Impact Korea Seoul, Republic of Korea

12F, Lime Tower, 325, Bongeunsa-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea 

UN Academic Impact Korea (UNAI Korea) was established in 2012 and has been an active non-profit organization registered with the Republic of Korea Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2013. UNAI Korea is an implementing body of the ten basic principles of UNAI, promoting higher education and global citizenship education through collaborations with institutions of higher education and research both in Korea and overseas. UNAI Korea supports the pursuit of the three foundational goals of the United Nations Charter: peace, development, and protection of human rights. Working with 68 universities and higher education institutions within Korea (as of March 2016), as well as undergraduate and graduate student groups through UNAI ASPIRE Korea, UNAI Korea promotes and implements UN’s major education initiatives. UNAI Korea also supports Korean universities and institutions to build partnerships with the UN and other higher education institutions overseas to use education as an engine for addressing global challenges.

Global Ltd 

Global Max Edu Co., Ltd., established in 2009, is a company, located in the heart of Seoul, specializing in English education solutions, and aims for quality equity between public education and private education by continuously providing reliable and proven quality contents. Global Max Edu Co provides an essay grading system based on ETS and English language exams such as SAT, TOEFL, and GRE. It also offers programs for a wide range of levels, ranging from Grade 4 to university students, with its materials be used for both main and supplementary material. Global Max Edu plans to expand its products in order to provide more globalized education opportunities.Global Max Edu Co., Ltd. is a company specializing in English education solutions, and aims for quality equity between public education and private education by continuously providing reliable and proven quality contents.


Seoul National University 

Seoul, Republic of Korea

Gwanak Main Campus, Korea

Yeongeon Medical  Campus, Korea

Pyeongchang Campus, Korea

Seoul National University is a national research university located in Seoul, South Korea. Founded in 1946, Seoul National University is considered to be the most prestigious university in the country. The university has three campuses: the main campus in Gwanak and two additional campuses in Daehangno and Pyeongchang. The university comprises sixteen colleges, one graduate school, and nine professional schools. The student body consists of nearly 17,000 undergraduate and 11,000 graduate students. According to data compiled by KEDI, the university spends more on its students per capita than any other university in the country that enrolls at least 10,000 students. Admissions to Seoul National University is extremely competitive. From 1981 to 1987, when an applicant could apply only to one university at a time, more than 80% of the top 0.5% scorers in the annual government-administered scholastic achievement test applied to SNU and many of them were unsuccessful.  Partner for GLEC Korea 2012~2015

Chung-Ang University 

Seoul, Republic of Korea

Seoul Campus, Korea

Anseong Campus, Korea

Chung-Ang University is a private institution with 30,000 students and 982 faculty members. It consists of 10 undergraduate colleges and 16 graduate schools. It operates two campuses, in Seoul and Anseong, Korea. Established in 1918, CAU has endured through the painful course of Korea’s modern history, upholding its ideal of "Justice and Truth". Since then, CAU has taken a leading role in nurturing intellectuals of the nation. Respected as a leading institution providing quality education, CAU has sped up the pace of innovation in local education. CAU is the first in South Korea to offer courses in Pharmacy, Business Management, Public Administration, Mass Communication, Advertising & Public Relations, Urban Planning, and Real Estate, Energy System Engineering, Sociology, Psychology on the Seoul campus. Urban Planning and Real Estate and Energy System Engineering have newly established majors beginning in 2014. Partner for GLEC Korea 2018

Kyung Hee University 

Seoul, Republic of Korea

Seoul Campus, Korea

Global Campus, Korea

Gwangneung Campus, Korea

Kyung Hee University is a private university in South Korea with campuses in Seoul and Suwon. Founded in 1949, it is considered one of the best universities in South Korea. Kyung Hee University is part of the Kyung Hee University System, which offers comprehensive education from kindergarten through graduate school. As of 2018, about 33,000 students were enrolled in Kyung Hee University. The university is composed of 23 undergraduate colleges, 1 general graduate school, 13 specialty graduate schools and 49 auxiliary research institutions. The university offers a study abroad program in partnership with 434 sister universities in 69 countries. Kyung Hee University is known for its prestigious College of Korean Medicine, which is considered a leading school in traditional Korean medicine and other traditional Asian medical practices. Partner for GLEC Korea 2016

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University 

Beppu, Oita, Japan

Beppu Campus, Japan

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (立命館アジア太平洋大学 Ritsumeikan Ajia Taiheiyō Daigaku), commonly referred to as APU, is a private institution inaugurated April 2000 in Beppu, Ōita, Japan. APU was made possible through the collaboration of three parties from the public and private sectors: Ōita Prefecture, Beppu City and the Ritsumeikan Trust. The university has an enrollment of about 5,850, including approximately 2,900 domestic, and 2,900 international students (a 50-50 domestic-international ratio) originating from 90 countries and regions. Half of the 172 full-time faculty members are also foreign nationals who come from 24 countries and regions. The Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University is located at the top of a mountain in the Jumonjibaru area in Beppu, Ōita, on the island of Kyushu in southern Japan. Partner for GLEC Korea 2012 ~ 2019

       World Federation of United        Nations Associations (WFUNA)

New York Office, USA
Seoul Office, Korea
Geneva Office, Switzerland
Bruxelles Office, Belgium

The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) was founded in 1946 as a Federation of national associations. Its objectives are to promote the values of the UN Charter, defend multilateralism, work towards a better United Nations Organisation and raise awareness on the main pillars of work of the United Nations - peace and security, sustainable development, and human rights. WFUNA is an international non-governmental organization with Consultative Status at the United Nations Economic and Social Council(ECOSOC) and consultative or liaison links with many other UN organizations and agencies. As a Federation, its membership is made of 95 United Nations Associations (UNAs) in as many member states of the UN. WFUNA is the largest non-profit organization with the mission of supporting the principles and purposes of the UN. WFUNA is involved with the UN system since its inception and has been working with most Member States through its activities and through its member Associations. Partner for GLEC Korea 2012 ~ 2017

 ETS Criterion

ETS is a team of education experts, researchers and assessment developers who believe that, through learning, people can improve their situations in life and make incredible contributions to the world. We believe that by designing our assessments with industry-leading insight, rigorous research and an uncompromising commitment to quality, we can advance equity and help education and workplace communities make informed decisions about people and programs. Our assessments, research and customized products and services are designed to improve teaching and learning, expand opportunities for learners and communities, inform education and policy, and advance the field of educational measurement. Partner for GLEC Korea 2012 ~ 2017

Microsoft Corporation Korea

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington. It develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells computer software, consumer electronics, personal computers, and related services. Its best-known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, the Internet Explorer and Edge web browsers. Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox video game consoles and the Microsoft Surface lineup of touchscreen personal computers. In 2016, it was the world's largest software maker by revenue (currently Alphabet/Google has more revenue).[3] The word "Microsoft" is a portmanteau of "microcomputer" and "software".[4] Microsoft is ranked No. 30 in the 2018 Fortune 500 rankings of the largest United States corporations by total revenue. Partner for GLEC Korea 2012 ~ 2016
 Hope to the Future Association supports Sustainable Development Goals