Rio+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