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Higher education (HE) plays a key role in achieving the 2030 Development Agenda and related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Leaders of universities and other higher education institutions, academic and administrative staff, students and other HE stakeholders are driving the processes towards a more sustainable present and future. The Higher Education and Research for Sustainable Development (HESD) global portal is a tool developed by the International Association of Universities; it provides access to actions and initiatives developed around the world to promote sustainability. Make sure you are part of it!

IAU Members’ and Partners’ News

Join IAU at the UN High-Level Political Forum 2020!

The High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) is the yearly conference of the United Nations where governments, UN Agencies and civil society come together to... Read more

IAU List of Virtual events on Higher Education (SDGs & COVID-19)

IAU is pleased to have collected recordings to offer you an overview of different virtual events related to SDGs and COVID-19 openly accessible online!

SDG Academy Launches New Course: Measuring Sustainable Development

Enroll in the SDG Academy's new course, Measuring Sustainable Development, to learn how to use tools to measure the SDGs, including the SDG Index.... Read more

Higher Education Summit 2020

Join the Virtual Higher Education Summit 2020 (#HES2020) from 31 August – 2 September 2020. The international event addresses the question “How can we... Read more

2020 HLPF UN DESA/UNITAR SDGs Learning, Training and Practice Workshop

IAU/AUF/ACU, jointly with partners ICAE and the SDG Academy, will offer a virtual workshop titled: "Teaching, Learning and Integrating the SDGs at... Read more

Read the UN World Water Development Report (WWDR 2020)

The 2020 edition of the World Water Development Report (WWDR 2020) titled ‘Water and Climate Change’ from UNESCO, aims at informing community and experts... Read more

Call for ESD Okayama Award 2020 Edition

Okayama City (Japan) and the ESD (Education for Sustainable Development) Okayama Award Steering Board organize ESD Okayama Award 2020 Edition !

University of Campinas awarded & University of Balamand finalist at the Campus Challenge 2030

More than 1,300 participants from 87 countries and 97 nationalities took part in the Open Innovation Challenge launched last October to develop solutions... Read more

UN ocean science series just launched, in collaboration with the University of Bergen

In October 2018 the University of Bergen was given a lead role on SDG14, Life below water, by United Nations Academic Impact. Now the university has been... Read more

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