The United Nations University through its Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) is organising the International Conference on Higher Education for Sustainable Development: Higher Education Beyond 2014 in Aichi-Nagoya, Japan on 9 November, in collaboration with UNESCO, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), UNEP, UN Global Compact’s Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative, and the International Association of Universities (IAU). The Conference will highlight the major challenges and pathways for transformation of higher education institutions (HEIs), with a focus on scaling up and mainstreaming innovative practices in learning and knowledge development and research.
For more information, please visit the conference website.
- Nagoya Declaration on Higher Education for Sustainable Development (English)
- Nagoya Declaration on Higher Education for Sustainable Development (Japanese)
- Nagoya Declaration Annex
- “Conference Declaration Renews Commitments to Higher Education for Sustainable Development” (News)
- Presentation slides
*All photos courtesy of the Ministry of the Environment, Japan