Implementing the 2030 Agenda at Higher Education Institutions - Open Session, 4 October in Barcelona

Event
Ateneu Barcelonès
Carrer de la Canuda, 6
08002 Barcelona Barcelona
Spain
Friday, 4 October, 2019

We are pleased to invite you to the II Open Debate with the GUNi expert group on SDGs and Higher Education and the presentation of its second publication "Implementing SDGs at Higher Education Institutions: Challenges and Responses" on the 4th October 2019 in Barcelona (Sala Verdaguer, Ateneu Barcelonès - Carrer de la Canuda, 6 - Barcelona).

Free entrance. Limited places. Registration is now open and find below the programme details. Register here!

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Open Debate with the
GUNi Group of Experts on SDGs and Higher Education
&
Presentation of the Report "Implementing the SDGs at Higher Education Institutions: Challenges and Responses"


4th October 2019 - 10.30h
Ateneu Barcelonès (Sala Verdaguer)
c/ de la Canuda, 6 - Barcelona - map

Within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), GUNi launched the Group of Experts on SDGs and Higher Education in May 2018 within its line of work around Agenda 2030 and SDGs with a focus on collaborations, knowledge and research.

This group of experts is composed of representatives of a series of specific and general networks of higher education and sustainable development and published the first report on SDG17 in July 2018. The group of experts will meet for the second time on the 3rd and 4th October in Barcelona, for the organization of the 2nd GUNi International Conference on SDGs: Higher Education and Science take Action, which will take place in March 2020 at Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona.

Come and join the debate at the open-event with the GUNi Group of Experts on SDGs and Higher Education and Presentation of the Report "Implementing the SDGs at HEIs: Challenges and Responses", to be held on the 4th October 2019 in Barcelona.


Registration is now open and free of charge. Applications will be accepted on a first-come first-serve basis through the registration form below. Thank you very much for your interest!
Free registration here
PROGRAMME
 

10:30h - Opening Words & Presentation of the Report
Carme Gual Via - Director of the Catalan Agency for Development Cooperation (ACCD)
Josep M. Vilalta - GUNi Director & ACUP Executive Secretary

10:50h - Disciplines, Professions and Sustainable Development Goals: Challenges in Higher Education in India
Rajesh Tandon - UNESCO Co-Chair in Community Based Research

11:25h - Cases of Higher Education Institutions: the example of the Catalan University System
Pastora Martínez - Universitat Oberta de Barcelona, UOC

12:00h - Open Discussion with the GUNi Group of Experts on SDGs and Higher Education
Ghada Ahmadein - Arab Network for Environment and Development, RAED
Orlando Sáenz - Alliance of Ibero-American University Networks for Sustainability&Environment, ARIUSA
Akpezi Ogbuigwe - Earth Charter, United Nations University-Regional Centres of Expertise, UNU-RCEs
Rajesh Tandon - Participatory Research in Asia, PRIA and UNESCO Co-Chair in Community Based Research
Charles W. Richardson - College of Business, Misericordia University

12:45h - Overview and Wrap-up - The Perspective of the European University Association
Thomas Jørgensen - European University Association, EUA

13:00h - Closure

All attendees will receive a copy of the Report "Implementing the SDGs at HEIs: Challenges and Responses" at the end of the event.

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