Rio+20 Treaty on Higher Education: Engaging Communities of Learning in Change for Sustainability

GUNi-eventRio+20 Treaty on Higher Education: Engaging Communities of Learning in Change for Sustainability, a side event of the 6th International Barcelona Conference on Higher Education  organised by the Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi), will be held at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, in Barcelona on 13 May 2013.


This event, co-organised by COPERNICUS Alliance and the United Nations University Advanced Studies Institute (UNU IAS), through its Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) initiative, aims to discuss the Rio+20 Treaty on Higher Education and to share innovative practice in sustainability in higher education.


The participants can select one panel from each of the following two groups:

  • Whole institution approach to sustainable development; Social responsibility
  • Learning for sustainable development; Community engagement and outreach


The plenary will be on ‘Leading transformational change in higher education.’


The event’s outcome will be a publication to be launched at the end of the year.


Image from Rio+20 Treaty on Higher Education website




The suite of Sustainable University websites: Sustainable University One-stop Shop, News and Information, Research, Good Practice, Quotes and Facts, Blog and Micro-blog (@sustainableuni1 on Twitter)


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.