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Integrating the SDGs in Higher Education – No “One Size Fits All”
September 29 @ 5:30 am - 7:00 amFree
Tuesday, 29 September 2020 | 2:30pm – 4:00pm CEST (Paris time)/5:30am – 7:00am PST
This webinar will look at the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) initiatives undertaken by universities worldwide and present examples of how they integrate the SDGs at their institutions using a Whole Institution Approach (WIA). UNESCO ESD for 2030 and the synergies with the IAU Higher Education for Sustainable Development (HESD) work will be discussed. The IAU Global Cluster on HESD serves as an example of how the IAU fosters engagement of universities with SDGs and monitors developments with reports and surveys.
- Alexander Leicht, Chief of Section, Education for Sustainable Development, UNESCO
- Dr. Shakuntala Laskar, Senior Professor, Assam Don Bosco University, India (IAU HESD Cluster SDG 7)
- Charles Hopkins, UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Education towards Sustainability, York University Toronto, Canada (IAU HESD Cluster SDG 4)
Moderators: Hilligje van’t Land, IAU Secretary General and Isabel Toman, Programme officer, Sustainable Development, IAU