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Higher education (HE) plays a key role in achieving the 2030 Development Agenda and related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Leaders of universities and other higher education institutions, academic and administrative staff, students and other HE stakeholders are driving the processes towards a more sustainable present and future. The Higher Education and Research for Sustainable Development (HESD) global portal is a tool developed by the International Association of Universities; it provides access to actions and initiatives developed around the world to promote sustainability. Make sure you are part of it!

IAU Members’ and Partners’ News

nominations for the 2019 UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development

Funded by the Government of Japan, the UNESCO-Japan Prize consists of three annual awards of USD 50,000 for each recipient.

World Bank is issuing a voluntary Request for Information (RFI) to accredited universities

offering master’s degree programs on development topics, noting that the deadline for submission is FEBRUARY 20, 2019 @ 11.45 PM EST

TROP ICSU: Climate Change Education across the Curriculum

IAU supports the TROP ICSU Project about mainstreaming Climate Change Education across the Curriculum

Students presented wish list for sustainability at the universities

On November 13th, a monthly meeting of Gothenburg Students for Sustainability Alliance (GSSA) took place at the GMV. Among the present were the director... Read more

EAUC-Scotland running a new project to support institutions to embed sustainability within taught courses

The project will initially focus on four subject areas: Economics Fine Art Psychology Computer Science

Global Education Meeting - Report

The Global Education Meeting was held in Brussels, Belgium from 3 to 5 December 2018. The Global Meeting was convened by UNESCO in its mandated role as... Read more

Declaration on University Global Engagement

Declaration on University Engagement and the SDGs

SDG Christmas Calendar 2018

Follow the "SDG Christmas Calendar 2018" and open 17 slots for a sustainable future! Read more

Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI) is looking for an outstanding new Director

MSDI is a leading research and education institute for sustainable development with approximately 90 academic and professional staff. Based at Monash... Read more

Universities and their actions

Search Portal by Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)

  • Sustainable Development Goal : No poverty
  • Sustainable Development Goal : Zero hunger
  • Sustainable Development Goal : Good health & well-being
  • Sustainable Development Goal : Quality education
  • Sustainable Development Goal : Gender equality
  • Sustainable Development Goal : Clean water & sanitation
  • Sustainable Development Goal : Affordable & clean energy
  • Sustainable Development Goal : Decent work & economic growth
  • Sustainable Development Goal : Industry, innovation & infrastructure
  • Sustainable Development Goal : Reduced inequality
  • Sustainable Development Goal : Sustainable cities & communities
  • Sustainable Development Goal : Responsible consumption & production
  • Sustainable Development Goal : Climate action
  • Sustainable Development Goal : Life below water
  • Sustainable Development Goal : Life on land
  • Sustainable Development Goal : Peace, justice & strong institutions
  • Sustainable Development Goal : Partnerships

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