Webinar: Launch of the IAU Global Survey Report on Higher Education and Research for Sustainable Development

31 January, 2023, 14.00 – 15.30 (CET), online

The International Association of Universities (IAU) conducted its third survey on Higher Education and Research for Sustainable Development (HESD) in early 2022. In total, 464 responses from higher education institutions in 120 countries were collected. The findings show, that higher education and partnerships are essential to address the global challenges identified in the UN Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to build a more sustainable future together.

Seventeenth Meeting of the Ubuntu Committee of Peers for the RCEs Reviews Progress and Strategy

The Seventeenth Meeting of the Ubuntu Committee of Peers for the RCEs was held in Tokyo, Japan from 14-15 December, 2022, hosted by the Global RCE Service Centre at UNU-IAS.

Members of the Ubuntu Committee, Regional Advisors to RCE communities, the Global RCE Service Centre, and a representative from the Secretariat Office of Environmental Education, Ministry of Environment, Japan were in attendance for the two-day meeting.

5th National Youth Conference on ESD – Sustainability Ambassadors Program

RCE Kano has been implementing ESD projects and is geared towards the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development as well as 'transforming the world', targeting the eradication of poverty - 'the greatest global challenge' - in all its forms and dimensions. The Agenda emphatically expresses the commitment by states to take bold and transformative steps to shift the world to a sustainable and resilient path, while ensuring that no one is left behind. Youth inclusivity has therefore factored as an important feature of the SDGs.

RCE Youth Biodiversity Art Challenge Awardees Announced

The Global RCE Service Centre at the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) is pleased to announce the awardees for the RCE Youth Biodiversity Art Challenge!

Held earlier this year in partnership with UNESCO, the challenge was open to anyone aged 35 or younger worldwide.


RCE Greater Dhaka Celebrates 1st Sustainability Festival 2022

The Department of Environmental Science of IUBAT and RCE Greater Dhaka organised the 1st Sustainability Festival 2022 at IUBAT on 29 October, 2022. The festival involved first-semester students from ten disciplines, with about 1,300 students taking part in a poster competition on sustainability, followed by a seminar.


RCE Awards 2022

2022 RCE Awards for Innovative Projects on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

Established in 2012, the RCE Award celebrates projects and programmes on ESD within the Global RCE Network, honouring RCEs who have made outstanding contributions to address local sustainable development challenges in their regions.