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IAU General Conference 2022 - UCD Dublin

Register now and join the discussion on Relevance and Value of Universities to Future Society

Transforming Education Youth Declaration 2022 & TES follow up

Read the Youth Declaration launched on 19 September for the UN Transforming Education Summit in NYC and explore the Transforming Education Hub

Travelling differently for a sustainable internationalisation

On 21st of October the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) will host the in-person conference presenting the outcomes of the Erasmus Goes Green project

Youth Consultation Report: What do youth say about higher education in the future?

An in-depth consultation with more than 100 young people from 43 countries defined the challenges, improvements, and opportunities for higher education in 2050 in a new report by UNESCO (2022)

IAU at the HEInnovate – Embedding SDGs in HE practices

IAU was invited to speak at a webinar on how innovation can foster practices for the SDGs - article and recording available now

COP27 - Climate Action and Education

Education will play an important role at the 2022 COP in Egypt

MECCE Interactive Data Platform

Just on time for COP27, the MECCE project launched a data platform to explore climate communication and education (CCE) and ACE actions from different countries

Register now- HER conference Glasgow June 2023

HER2023 invites the research and teaching community to answer this question in analysing the place and work of Higher Education in and beyond the SDGs period to 2030

Join World Climate Day 8 December 2022

IAU joins World Climate Day on 8th December at 14h CET, organised by the Green office at the University of Liège (Belgium), in partnership with AUF

Accelerating Action for the SDGs - Read the Report of the 3rd IAU Global Survey on HESD now

IAU and partners launched the Report with data from 464 HEIs in a webinar on 31 January

MECCE - Funded Case Studies: Call for Proposals

Could your university or project be a case study of a climate change communication and education initiative? Learn more and apply- deadline extended to 26 February

Watch the EWORA & IAU webinar on Higher Education, Gender and Equity

A day before International Women's day 2023, IAU and EWORA have partnered for a discussion on higher education's role for SDG 5 and equity

ESD-Net 2030 Learning Webinar on ESD Pedagogies - Recordings Available!

To promote knowledge sharing, collaboration, and mutual learning ESD-Net 2030 is organizing a series of learning webinars in March, May and September 2023 on ESD pedagogy to highlight and promote innovative practices in ESD. This interactive learning series will focus on sharing and strengthening pedagogical approaches and key competencies in ESD through a broad range of topics and issues. 

Nominations open for 2023 UNESCO-Japan ESD Prize

Do you know of an innovative and established project for ESD? Consider suggesting it for nomination for the UNESCO-Japan ESD Prize!

Higher Education at UN Water Conference 2023

Higher Education and Research are crucial for SDG 6 and all SDGs

TASK™ – The Assessment of Sustainability Knowledge – has officially launched!

Sulitest launches TASK™️ - The Assessment of Sustainability Knowledge - with the ambition to transform education by making sustainability the universal language.

A Guide to Help Organize Responsible and Sustainable Events

The Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique - National Institute for Scientific Research (INRS), has introduced a new guide for community members who wish to organize events that are inclusive, accessible, zero waste, and low carbon.

2023 Global University Climate Forum

Students can apply until 30 March 2023 to be part of this year's Global University Climate Forum and actively learn and contribute to the discourse around COP28

Students Reinventing Cities Competition

After the success of the past edition, C40 has launched a new round of Students Reinventing Cities in 12 cities globally. Students Reinventing Cities provides a unique opportunity for academics and students to collaborate with global cities to imagine a more sustainable and inclusive urban future, by rethinking how neighborhoods identified by cities are planned and designed and developing transformative solutions aligned with the 15-minute city concept.

AUF International Consortium for Gender Equality

Two years of collaborative work in favor of Gender Equality at the University: experience the workshop of the International Consortium initiated by the AUF

The #ARC9 Report on “Asia-Europe Higher Education Mapping: Working Towards the SDGs" and the recording of the launch are now available online!

The 9th edition of ARC (ARC9) explores and maps both higher education policies and higher education institution practices across Asia and Europe that contribute to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Launch of Net Zero on Campus: A guide and accompanying toolkit for universities and colleges to accelerate climate action worldwide

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network, the Climateworks Centre, and Monash University have come together to leverage their expertise and networks of academic institutions around the world to develop a guide to net zero campuses and this accompanying online toolkit. Both serve as timely and valuable resources that build on frameworks and tools developed by universities at the forefront of climate action around the world.

2023 HESI Global Forum

Don't miss the 2023 HESI Global Forum which will take place on Monday, 17 July 2023! Registration is now open both in person and virtually!

University of Manouba Networking Day: Heading to SDGs Achievement - The 4th Edition

The University of Manouba is organizing the fourth edition of the "Manouba Networking Day" event on May 10 and 11, 2023 under the theme: "Manouba Networking Day: Heading to SDGs Achievement".

ESD-Net 2030 Learning Webinar on ESD Pedagogies

The third edition of the ESD-Net learning webinar which will take place on Wednesday, 31st of May 2023, 13:00-15:00 CET. This will be the occasion to take part in distinct workshops that will highlight innovative practices and key competencies in ESD through a broad range of topics and issues. You will be invited to contribute to knowledge-sharing activities, collaboration, and mutual learning to strengthen your knowledge of ESD pedagogical approaches and capacity to implement ESD in your local context.

ESD Okayama Award 2023 - Open for applications!

Okayama City and the ESD Okayama Award Steering Board are calling for initiatives that contribute to the spread of ESD in local communities in Japan and abroad and serve as models for the world. The award is looking for projects that educate and develop people to learn from each other and take action toward the creation of a sustainable society from various perspectives, such as environmental conservation, community development, inheritance of traditional culture, and diversity and inclusion, and more. Be sure to send your applications!

Arctic Congress Bodø 2024

Join us at Arctic Congress Bodø 2024 for a unique event that combines the International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS) XI, UArctic Congress 2024, and High North Dialogue 2024.

RCE Sustainable Consumption and Production Publication

A new publication from the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), "Driving Sustainable Consumption and Production at the Local Level: Education for Sustainable Development Projects from the Global RCE Network", features 12 innovative sustainable consumption and production education projects developed by Regional Centres of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCEs).

ANGEL Conference 2023

Conceived as a major, internationally focused gathering, the ANGEL Conference 2023 aims to bring together interested parties from all backgrounds for two exciting days of sessions showcasing and discussing research, projects, and new developments connected to Global Education and Learning or Global Citizenship Education, and other related fields
such as Development Education, Human Rights Education, Education for Sustainable Development, Education for Peace, and Intercultural Education.

The Cost of Net Zero in Education- Report and Calculator

The new Cost of Net Zero Calculator tool, together with the report ‘The Cost of Net Zero’ have been launched.