Events

Fordham University will co-host event on the Global Refugee Crisis

Fordham University (United States), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), will co-host in partnership with the organization Catholic Relief Services, an event entitled Advancing Local Leadership in Today’s Global Refugee Crisis. The event, in the form of a panel discussion, will take place on 25 September 2018 to coincide with the opening of the United Nations General Assembly

University of Bergen will host conference on the Sustainable Development Goals

The University of Bergen (Norway), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), will host the 2nd National SDG Conference from 7 - 8 February 2019

University of Pretoria co-organizes the 2nd International Conference on Food Safety and Security

The University of Pretoria (South Africa), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), recently designated the UNAI SDG Hub for Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, is co-organizing the 2nd International Conference on Food Safety and Security

TCS Education System will host 'GlobeTalks' on global challenges and opportunities

This Saturday, 1 September 2018, marks the launch of the TCS GlobeTalks organized by the TCS Education System (United States), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and global hub on Access to Higher Education. The inaugural program will be held in honor of the World Humanitarian Day, featuring Carol Grojean, a Leadership professional in the areas of Organizational Effectiveness, Project Management, and Transformational Change.

Shandong University co-organizes the 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Development and Green Buildings

Shandong University (China), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), is co-organizing the 3rd International Conference on Sustainable Development and Green Buildings (ICSDGB 2019), which will be held from 25 - 27 April 2019 in the city of Qingdao, China

Yonsei University publishes call for papers for upcoming Forum on Sustainable Development

Yonsei University (Republic of Korea), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), through its Institute for Global Engagement & Empowerment, is organizing the Global Engagement & Empowerment Forum on Sustainable Development, to be held from 7 - 8 February 2019 at the campus of the institution located in Seoul, capital of the Republic of Korea.

Western Sydney University will host International Conference on Human Rights Education

Western Sydney University (Australia), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) will host from 26 - 29 November 2018, the 9th International Conference on Human Rights Education, to be held at the Parramatta South campus.

Antonio Meneghetti Faculdade organizes the International Conference “A New Pedagogy for the Future Society"

Antonio Meneghetti Faculdade (Brazil), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), together with the Antonio Meneghetti Foundation of Scientific, Educational, and Cultural Humanistic Research, is organizing the International Conference “A New Pedagogy for the Future Society", which will be held from 21 - 22 September in the city of Restinga Sêca, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Energy and climate change to be discussed at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece), and in particular its Energy Policy and Development Centre, is currently organizing the 11th International Conference on “Energy and Climate Change” that will take place in Athens from 10 to 12 October 2018

University of Zanjan organizes the International Congress on Biotechnology of Medicinal Plants

The University of Zanjan (Iran), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) will host from 27 to 28 August 2018 the 1st International Congress and the 2nd National Conference on Biotechnology of Medicinal Plants and Mushrooms

International Law Competition to be hosted by the International University MITSO in Belarus

The International University MITSO (Belarus), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) will host from 24 to 28 September 2018, the XIII International Law Competition “Youth for Peace”.

Musashino University announces activities to address the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Mushasino University (Japan) announced two upcoming activities directly related to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Mount Kenya University invites scholars to the 5th International Interdisciplinary Research Conference 2018

Mount Kenya University (Kenya) announced that the 5th International Interdisciplinary Research Conference 2018 will be held at MKU Thika Campus in Kenya in collaboration with partnering institutions of higher education. The event will serve as a way of dissemination of research findings, conduct joint publications and undertake various activities that promote interdisciplinary research.

Challenges of higher education to be addressed at the 8th World Edu Summit hosted by MTC Global

MTC Global, a global think tank in higher education and a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), is organizing and will host the 8th World Edu Summit that will take place in 8 September 2018 in Bangalore, India. The theme of the event will be Industry 4.0 ~ Impact on Higher Education and Mastering Hypergrowth and according to the organizers, there is an urgency to think creatively about the manufacturing process, value chain, distribution and customer service processes.

Deadline 24 April 2018: Registration for the conference The Role of Global Citizenship Education in the 2030 Agenda and Beyond

The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and the Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU), reminds that the registration for the conference on “The Role of Global Citizenship Education in the 2030 Agenda and Beyond” will close on 24 April. The event will take place in the Conference Room 3 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) reflect the global community’s aspirations to build a more peaceful and sustainable future, and its determination to take bold steps that are urgently needed to shift the world towards a sustainable and resilient path. Around the world, however, increasingly complex and protracted crises are affecting humanity, especially with the rise of violent extremism. Consequently, the need for the benefits of Global Citizenship Education (GCED) is ever greater.

Deadline 13 April 2018: Registration for the Students Seeking Solutions Conference: SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation Challenge

The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), the American Association of University Women, the United Nations Environment Programme and UNAI member institution Lehigh University (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States) reminds that the registration for the “Students Seeking Solutions Conference: SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation Challenge" will close on 13 April. The event will take place in the Conference Room 2 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

UNAI panel discussion on Unlearning Intolerance: Women in Mainstream Media

The United Nations Academic Impact presents a two-part panel discussion on “Unlearning Intolerance: Women in Mainstream Media” that will take place on Tuesday, 27 March 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Conference Room 8 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Deadline 16 March 2018: Open Challenge “Students Seeking Solutions: SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation”

Proposals for the “Students Seeking Solutions: SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation” Challenge are due 16 March 2018. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) undergraduate students from around the world are invited to submit proposals for meeting Sustainable Development Goal 6, which aims to ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by 2030.

UNAI member Sabancı University to co-host CSW62 side-event

United Nations Academic Impact member institution Sabancı University will co-host a panel discussion on “Private Sector: Agents of Change on Gender Equality, Private Sector Collaboration on Promoting Gender Equality and Combating Gender-Based Violence in Turkey”.

President of the Republic of Chile to speak at the 14th Rafael M. Salas Memorial Lecture

6 March 2018 - The 14th Rafael M. Salas Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile. The event will take place on 6 April 2018 at 4:30 p.m. in the Trusteeship Council Chamber at United Nations Headquarters in New York.