Higher Education

HESI organises COP21 Side Event at UNESCO Headquarters

14 October 2015, UNESCO Headquarters

The public seminar ‘From Rio to Paris: Higher Education for Climate Change Action’, on 14 October 2015, was recognized as the official side event of the XXI Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC (COP21). The meeting was attended by representatives of the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI) and chaired by Prof Dzul Razak, the President of the International Association of Universities (IAU).


ProSPER.Net Working Paper: Developing Leaders for Sustainable Development: Networking in Higher Education

by Mario T. Tabucanon, UNU-IAS, Aurea C. Tanaka, UNU-IAS (2008-2014)

November 2015

Key Messages

Integrating the vision of sustainability in higher education means to challenge the status quo, to build a culture of change for reforming higher education institutions and restructure unsustainable processes and practices to shape the leaders of the 21st century. Networking is a strategic approach to effectuate the needed transformation in the sector and the experience of ProSPER.Net suggests the following: