Social responsibility

  • In this interview, Alexei Smirnov speaks about the capacities necessary to work in an increasingly globalized world, as well as his university’s efforts in international relations and some issues facing sustainability in his specific region.
  • In this interview Cristina Carballo, from the Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, explains her vision of the university in Argentina and how the challenges of sustainability and cultural diversity have been addressed.
  • The Environmental Sciences Graduate Multidisciplinary Course (MSc & DSc), includes research and formation in five areas: Environmental Assessment; Pollution Prevention and Control; Natural Renewable Resources Management; Environmental Health; and Environmental Management and Policies; in order...
  • The Autonomous Morelos State University (UAEM for its acronym in Spanish), aware of the environmental and socioeconomic impact that its activities may cause, has assumed its responsibility on the environmental commitment. With the institutionalization of the University Environmental Management...
  • In this article the Association of African Universities (AAU) explains how Africa’s higher education sector’s has responded to the HIV-AIDS pandemic in the region as part of its commitment with the community.
  • In this article Dine Brinkman of the Wageningen University, describes the evolution, tasks and scope of the Team Intercultural Dialogue and explores its relevance and main results.
  • In this article Natalia Orellana of the Organization for Higher Education, Co-operation, Research and Development explains how the role of career guidance in higher education is important to engage students and graduates in their own personal and professional development to the benefit of their...
  • In this article Telva Martel of the University of Malaga depicts the historical evolution of the Spanish universities through an analysis of the legal documents which have reshaped and give form to the current spanish higher education system. Furthermore, Telva Martel looks at the advantages and...
  • In this article Victoria Kandel of the Universidad de Buenos Aires analyzes the tensions between the "citizenisation" model and the traditional conceptions of professional training.
  • In this article, François Vallaeys, a philosopher specialising in university social responsibility and adviser to the Regional Observatory on Social Responsibility in Latin America and the Caribbean (ORSALC-UNESCO), reflects on the concept of social responsibility and its application in the...
  • In this article, Axel Didriksson presents, from an analytical and programmatic perspective, the existing debate for a new agenda of transformation of higher education in Latin America and the Caribbean by analyzing its main features and components.
  • The Global University Network for Innovation was created by UNESCO, the United Nations University (UNU) and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTech (UPC) 15 years ago. In the last eight years the network has consolidated its activities, increased its international presence and become...
  • This UNESCO World Heritage Site is now home of a unique research center in Europe set up by leading institutions in the fields of sustainability, health, education and culture. Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site hosts seven cutting-edge offices of international organizations that aim to develop joint...

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  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

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  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry of Business and Employment. Department of Research and Universities
  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry for Foreign Action and Open Government