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Professor Diya Abdo from Guilford College, speaking during the first session of the #JoinTogether conference (Photo: UN Webcast)
Conference at UN Headquarters stresses work of universities on sustainable development

In collaboration with De Montfort University (DMU), the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) co-organized the #JoinTogether Conference that recently took place at  United Nations Headquarters in New York. This article features highlights of the event.

 

18 June 2018 -  On 7 June 2018, the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) initiative co-organized a conference with UNAI member institution De Montfort University (United Kingdom) that addressed ways to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Members of the East Stroudsburg South High School ASPIRE group
ASPIRE students conduct initiative to advance SDG 3 in their local community

The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) has a branch known as ASPIRE: Action by Students to Promote Innovation and Reform through Education. This student-driven initiative embodies UNAI’s principles through student activities in communities around the world. 

Ms. Rona Tison from ITO EN Green Tea Products lead the Tea Ceremony for Peace and Innovation during the seventh “Peace is…” event in the General Assembly Building lobby, demonstrating how to make traditional Japanese tea. (UN Photo/Agnes Vinblad)
Peace is … coexistence

14 June 2018 - The seventh event of the “Peace is…” series hosted by the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations took place last Month in the lobby of the General Assembly Building at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The event, entitled “Peace is… coexistence”, was organized in support of the third Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology, and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

#SDGsinAcademia: Goal 7

As part of the ongoing campaign on the Sustainable Development Goals carried out by the United Nations, United Nations Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is presenting a weekly series of articles on #SDGSinAcademia that highlights the importance of higher education in achieving the Goals. Featuring additional sources for use by faculty and students alike, this series is intended to inspire action on the SDGs and showcase activities and initiatives of UNAI member institutions.

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Ms. Rona Tison from ITO EN Green Tea Products lead the Tea Ceremony for Peace and Innovation during the seventh “Peace is…” event in the General Assembly Building lobby, demonstrating how to make traditional Japanese tea. (UN Photo/Agnes Vinblad)
Peace is … coexistence

14 June 2018 - The seventh event of the “Peace is…” series hosted by the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations took place last Month in the lobby of the General Assembly Building at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The event, entitled “Peace is… coexistence”, was organized in support of the third Multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology, and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

#SDGsinAcademia: Goal 7

As part of the ongoing campaign on the Sustainable Development Goals carried out by the United Nations, United Nations Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is presenting a weekly series of articles on #SDGSinAcademia that highlights the importance of higher education in achieving the Goals. Featuring additional sources for use by faculty and students alike, this series is intended to inspire action on the SDGs and showcase activities and initiatives of UNAI member institutions.

#SDGsinAcademia: Goal 6

As part of the ongoing campaign on the Sustainable Development Goals carried out by the United Nations, United Nations Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is presenting a weekly series of articles on #SDGSinAcademia that highlights the importance of higher education in achieving the Goals. Featuring additional sources for use by faculty and students alike, this series is intended to inspire action on the SDGs and showcase activities and initiatives of UNAI member institutions.

“Enlightened Universe”, an art installation by artist Cristóbal Gabarrón depicting a human chain of global citizenship (Photo: UN Photo / Cia Pak)
UNAI Quiz: Global Citizenship Education

Test your knowledge about this principle of the United Nations Academic Impact with the UNAI Quiz!!

#SDGsinAcademia: Goal 5

As part of the ongoing campaign on the Sustainable Development Goals carried out by the United Nations, United Nations Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is presenting a weekly series of articles on #SDGSinAcademia that highlights the importance of higher education in achieving the Goals. Featuring additional sources for use by faculty and students alike, this series is intended to inspire action on the SDGs and showcase activities and initiatives of UNAI member institutions.

#SDGsinAcademia: Goal 4

As part of the ongoing campaign on the Sustainable Development Goals carried out by the United Nations, United Nations Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is presenting a weekly series of articles on #SDGSinAcademia that highlights the importance of higher education in achieving the Goals. Featuring additional sources for use by faculty and students alike, this series is intended to inspire action on the SDGs and showcase activities and initiatives of UNAI member institutions.

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