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Education has huge power to transform, but only 2% of humanitarian aid was assigned to educational projects. Education has huge power to transform. We are all agreed on this: academic experts, international organizations, governments, NGOs. Extending education in all its stages and aspects foments individual and collective progress and combating poverty; it promotes economic development, cultural vitality and quality of life; it enhances the political culture of societies and democracy. In this sense, what is the state of education in the world, especially in the developing countries?
Barcelona takes new steps to become a hub for international organizations
During an event held at the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site, more than 20 institutions, including GUNi, signed an action plan in order to boost this initiative based on global values and public policies.
GUNi-ACUP will participate in the European project HEIRRI for the integration of RRI in HE
The project, which will start on September 1st 2015 and will last three years, is part of the European programme Horizon2020.
GUNi participates in the Global High Level Policy Forum: Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education for the Future We Want
This Forum was organized by UNESCO in partnership with the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE)
"Globalization pushes us to regionalization and universities have a central role in this process” Prof. Francesc Xavier Grau said
During the seminar “Territorial Competitiveness and Universities” stakeholders highlighted the role of universities in the implementation of the RIS3 and promoted better cooperation in order to improve strategies on this issue.
XII International Week of Service-Learning
When: Aug 24, 2015 to Aug 29, 2015
Where: Buenos Aires, Argentina
37th Annual EAIR Forum. From here to there: Positioning Higher Education Institutions
When: Aug 30, 2015 to Sep 02, 2015
Where: Krems, Austria
The Second Responsible Management Education Research Conference: Inclusive Businesses
When: Sep 07, 2015 to Sep 08, 2015
Where: Cairo, Egypt
United Nations Post 2015 Sustainable Development Summit
When: Sep 25, 2015 to Sep 27, 2015
Where: New York, US
Meeting of the UNESCO Chairs in Higher Education
When: Sep 29, 2015 to Sep 29, 2015
Where: Barcelona
“The idea of development should be thought through in terms of mobility” Prof. Dr. Parvati Nair said.
During the interview the director of the UNU Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility from UNU-GCM highlighted the importance of addressing immigration as a major issue and the main activities from the Institute, including its implication in the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
ACUP reinforces its commitment with Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
During the 2nd seminar on ESD, organized by the Fundació Autònoma Solidària (FAS) in collaboration with ACUP, the Catalan Association of Public Universities and lafede.cat were demanded to collaborate and to advance towards more ESD in the Catalan higher education system
Mahidol University reaches an agreement to assess and reduce its carbon footprint
This action reinforces the policies of the Mahidol's "green campus" in improving a sustainable environment
The Autonomous University of Yucatán bolsters its commitment in promoting Gender Equality
Through the program “The strengthening of the gender perspective in the Autonomous University of Yucatan (UADY)”, practices are being developed in order to overcome inequality between women and men, both in the institution and society.
Strathmore University hosts the 16th International Academy of African Business Development Conference
With this event, the university strengthens its leading role in this researching area in Africa and translates its efforts into greater cooperation within society in areas such as culture, economic well-being and social development.
UNESCO call for a dialogue on the purpose of education and the organization of learning in a world of increasing complexity
The Report ‘Rethinking Education: Towards a global common good?' aims to promote public policy debate on education and allocate learning within global challenges
High Level meeting in Oslo brings education to the forefront of the international agenda
For the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, this meeting was ‘a chance to reaffirm the human right to education' and ‘an opportunity to mobilize political commitment'.
World Education Forum takes a step forward to improve the education agenda for the next 15 years
This international conference aimed to set out a common roadmap to be implemented by partners and countries worldwide regarding the future for Education 2030

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