27 février 2019

EdX’s Struggle for Sustainability

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. EdX’s Struggle for Sustainability
Lindsay McKenzie, Inside Higher Ed, 2018/12/18
Like many others I'm sure, I've received those emails to please donate to EdX. But to be clear, the amount they need to survive is only a small blip in Harvard's multi-billion dollar endowment. So perspective is everything. More...

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14 février 2019

Ensuring the financial sustainability of quality journalism

Conseil de l'EuropeIn a Declaration adopted today, the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers encourages states to put in place a regulatory and policy framework that facilitates the operation of quality journalism, while not constraining media outlets’ editorial and operational independence. More...

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20 janvier 2019

Global Networks of Higher Education Institutions call for Action on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Guni NetworkThe Big Tent Consortium, a global network of universities and their community partners, has issued the Declaration on the role of Universities in the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, as a call to action to its members on the role of universities in the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. More...

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Presentation of the UNESCO publication “Education for Sustainable Development Goals: Learning Objectives” in Barcelona

Guni NetworkIn recent years, the Center for UNESCO of Catalonia has endorsed the UNESCO call to promote great alliances to transform education so that it sensitizes and empowers people to carry out full lives and be able to respond to global and local challenges. Recently the Center for UNESCO of Catalonia has published in Catalan the UNESCO document on Education for Sustainable Development Goals. More...

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Global Survey on Sustainability and on the SDGs

Guni NetworkThe Global Survey picks up on expectations and opinions on matters concerning sustainability, including the UN Sustainable Development Goals, in as many countries as possible throughout the world. More...

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Committed to the SDGs for the Global Day of Action!

Guni NetworkThe 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 3rd 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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09 janvier 2019

Just launched at COP24: Video tutorial on integrating education for sustainable development in cities

UNESCO has just launched a video tutorial on how to implement education for sustainable development at the local level. The tutorial was presented at the 2019 UN Climate Change Conference (COP24). More...

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10 décembre 2018

North-South Prize 2018 honours fight to end female genital mutilation and to promote sustainable cities

Screenshot-2018-5-2 NewsroomJaha Mapenzi Dukureh, founder and CEO of the Non-Governmental organisation “Safe Hands for Girls”, and Damien Carême, Mayor of Grande-Synthe, are the laureates of the North-South Prize of the Council of Europe 2018. More...

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03 décembre 2018

Higher education for a sustainable future

By Patrick Blessinger, Enakshi Sengupta and Taisir Subhi Yamin. For much of human history people used renewable resources to provide the basic energy needed for eating, trading, transporting and simple social development (for example, wind and water for milling and seafaring as well as biomass for heating, cooking and shelter). More...

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Engaging partners is a key role for HE in sustainability

By Josep M Vilalta, Alicia Betts, Victoria Gómez and Marta Cayetano. The Group of Experts on SDGs and Higher Education was created by the Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi) at the beginning of 2018 to provide continuity and progression from the first International Conference on Sustainable Development Goals: Actors and Implementation held in Barcelona on September 18-19, 2017. More...

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