RCE Ogun Wins 2021 International Green Gown Award

RCE Ogun, Covenant University emerged as the 2021 winner of the International Green Gown Award for Small Institutions. The International Green Gown Virtual Awards took place on the 7 July, 2021 as part of the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI) event at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum. 

The Awards are aligned with the SDGs and recognise the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by the world's universities and colleges. In 2021, there were 51 finalists from 23 countries around the world under the following categories: Benefiting Society, Creating Impact, Next Generation Learning and Skills, Student Engagement, and Sustainability Institution of the Year.  

RCE Ogun won the award under the ‘Next Generation Learning and Skills’ category for their project ‘Indigenous Capacity for Climate Action (IC4CA): Developing green skills for tackling climate change.’ The project used an innovative method for creating climate change learning spaces during the extra curriculum period, in the pursuit of developing green skills for students to tackle climate change. Watch their winning video, or read more in the Winners Brochure

Please join us in congratulating RCE Ogun!