13 octobre 2019

26 septembre : Célébrons la Journée européenne des langues ! #coeEDL

Lors de la 18e édition de la Journée européenne des langues, une foison d'activités intéressantes a lieu dans toute l’Europe et sur tous les autres continents. A ce jour, plus de 1 100 événements sont inscrits dans le calendrier en ligne des activités de la Journée (https://edl.ecml.at/edlevents). Y participeront près de 300 000 personnes. Plus...

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Educating the Heart, Body and Mind: Gandhian principles in developing new futures for higher education in India

Guni NetworkThe two-day international dialogue was organized by the UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research & Social Responsibility in Higher Education in association with UNESCO New Delhi Cluster Office, International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). The nation will be celebrating the sesquicentennial birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi next month, and the relevance of Gandhian principles in developing the future of higher education in India is immense. More...

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Connecting case studies with future climate action. Summary and video of the 2nd TeRRIFICA Online Conference!

Guni NetworkThe workshop was organized by the Science Shop Vechta/Cloppenburg of the University of Vechta within the framework of the H2020 TeRRIFICA project, whereby eight European institutions work together to foster competence for climate change adaptation and mitigation in different European regions with a specific focus on Responsible Research and Innovation. Through ACUP, GUNi is member of the TeRRIFICA consortium and is in charge of the Communication and Dissemination of the project. ACUP will also lead the pilot activities organized within the project in the metropolitan area of Barcelona. More...

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Committed to the SDGs for the Global Day of Action!

Guni NetworkThe 25th of September 2019 marks the 4th anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals. Worldwide this day is marked as a Global Day of Action, under the #Act4SDGs Campaign.
The aim of the 2030 Agenda is for nobody to be left behind, and universities together with all other actors should play a leading role in its achievement. To celebrate the 4th anniversary of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we are excited to share with you some of the work we have done so far and future actions in the framework of the strategic line that GUNi adopted around the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs. More...

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Launch of the publication "Implementing the 2030 Agenda at Higher Education Institutions: Challenges and Responses"

Guni Network· The 2nd meeting of the GUNi Group of Experts on SDGs and Higher Education and presentation of its last publication was celebrated on the 3rd and 4th of October 2019 and gathered over 85 people at the Ateneu Barcelonès in Barcelona.
· This publication focuses on the obstacles that Higher Education institutions encounter when implementing the Sustainable Developement Goals and offers some clues as to what some higher education institutions do to overcome them. It includes regional and institutional approaches to sustainable development and it offers a picture of how some higher education institutions can, and do, embed sustainable development in their core missions.
· GUNi will hold a second edition of the GUNi International Conference on Sustainable Development Goals and Higher Education, to be celebrated in Barcelona on the 5th and 6th March 2020. More...

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A meeting with the Prime Minister - securing Czech support for Minority SafePack

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"On the 11th of October, a delegation of the Federal Union of European Nationalities (FUEN) visited Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic. More...

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The Non-Kin-State Working Group’s Annual Meeting starts next week in Romania

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"Digitalisation and media open up many opportunities for minority groups, but there are also new challenges associated with them: Which measures need to be taken to offer applications and digital media contents in small languages? Where do the opportunities lie? How can barriers be surpassed? Those amongst other questions are going to be addressed at the three-day meeting hosted by the Arman Community of Romania. More...

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One more win for European minorities before the Court of Justice of the EU

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "fuen.org"The promoters of the Minority SafePack European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) were vindicated for the second time by the European Court of Justice in a case brought against it by Romania. On June 28 2017, the country brought proceedings before the Court seeking the annulment of the Commission’s decision to register the ECI. The decision of the General Court confirms that the European Commission took the right decision when – also following a previous ruling of the Court – it gave the ECI the green light. More...

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Media Release: Murdoch University attempts to “shoot the messenger”

The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) today condemned Murdoch University for taking unprecedented legal action against one of its own staff after he blew the whistle. More...

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Notice to NTEU Members of a Post-Election Report

The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) is required to make a Report after it conducts an election for the NTEU. IT has done say about a recent election [E2019/22].  In that Report, the AEC considers that Rule 72.15 is difficult to interpret or apply. The Union’s Rules are here.  https://www.nteu.org.au/myunion/about_us/rules. More...

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