II Open Debate with the GUNi Group of Experts on SDGs and Higher Education and Presentation of the Report: Implementing the SDGs at HEIs: Challenges and Responses
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 closed. Join the event on Facebook.
Within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (ODS), GUNi launched the Group of Experts on SDGs and Higher Education in May 2018 within its line of work around the Agenda 2030 and SDGs with a focus on collaborations, knowledge and research.
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.
Moderator: Arnau Queralt - Advisory Council for Sustainable Development of Catalonia (CADS) and European Environment and Sustainable Development Advisory Councils (EEAC)
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
Itaf Ben Abdallah - Higher Education and Research Coordinator, Union for the Mediterranean (UfM)
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 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
At the end of the open debate the participants will be given a copy of the report.