New Membership Applications Open for 2018

Applications for membership to ProSPER.Net are currently being accepted for 2018. Membership is limited to higher education institutions located in the Asia-Pacific region that offer postgraduate education and research in sustainable development and in education for sustainable development related fields….

UN General Assembly Adopts a Resolution on ESD

On 28 November, 2017, the Second Committee of the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution reaffirming Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It affirms ESD as ‘a vital means of…

2018 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School

The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), and the ProSPER.Net Secretariat held the 2018 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School (YRS) in Kanagawa, Japan, from 4-11 March 2018.

Universities Discuss ESD Implementation in Higher Education in Japan

Every year, Japanese universities meet at the Higher Education for Sustainable Development (HESD) Forum to promote Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). The HESD Forum is the biggest meeting in Japan of its kind. 30 participants from HESD member universities attended…

IPBES Plan on Capacity Building Well Under Way For 2017/2018

The fifth Meeting of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services (IPBES) Task Force on Capacity-building, was held at the Norwegian Environment Agency, in Trondheim, Norway, on 26-28 April 2017. Naoya Tsukamoto and Unnikrishnan Payyappallimana represented UNU-IAS at the…