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2018 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School
Applications have now closed for the 2018 ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School (YRS) on Sustainable Urban Development for the World’s Megacities, to be held 4-11 March 2018 in Kanagawa, Japan. Thank you to all of those who applied. Applicants will be notified of the selection results by early February. Read more
Education Day at COP23 Highlights Importance of Education to Combat Climate Change
Education Day at COP23, held on 16 November 2017 in Bonn, Germany, brought together participants to discuss the critical role of education towards combatting climate change and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Read more
Beacons, not Towers: How Higher Education Can Help Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
A new UNU-IAS Policy Brief outlines recommendations for better bridging the potential of the higher education sector with the goals set forth in the global sustainable development agenda. Written by UNU-IAS researcher Philip Vaughter, it advocates improving communication and increasing awareness around sustainable development, building the capacity of educators within higher education, and promoting more integrated learning outcomes on sustainable development for graduates. Download the policy brief here.
Good Practice in Action for Climate Empowerment: A compilation and analysis of case studies
This report presents an analysis of 17 case studies from across the world, using education as a powerful catalyst for effective action on climate change mitigation and adaptation. Download the publication here.
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