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75 for UN75: A Conversation on Rethinking Trade

On 20 August 2020 UNAI hosted a webinar on the theme “Rethinking Trade” as part of the "75 for UN75: 75 Minutes of Conversation" series of online dialogues.

75 for UN75: A Conversation on Rethinking Disarmament

On 5 August 2020, UNAI hosted a webinar on the theme Rethinking Disarmament, as part of the " 75 for UN75: 75 Minutes of Conversation" series of online dialogues, within the framework of the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima.

We Are Indigenous: Addressing Global Challenges with Indigenous Knowledge

In the We Are Indigenous series, United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) speaks with Indigenous academics and activists to learn how the global Indigenous community’s contributions are building a healthier and more sustainable future for us all.

August Goal of the Month - Responsible Consumption and Production

In August, we look at the importance of Responsible Consumption and Production as our guide to a less wasteful and more sustainable future.

75 for UN75: A Conversation on Green Cities and Economies

On 21 July 2020, UNAI hosted a Russian-language webinar on the theme Green Cities and Economies: Solutions from Academia, as part of the " 75 for UN75: 75 Minutes of Conversation" series of online dialogues.

75 for UN75: A Conversation on Technology and Higher Education

On 15 July 2020, UNAI hosted a Portuguese-language webinar on the theme Technology and Higher Education: Virtual Research and Education in the New Normal as part of the " 75 for UN75: 75 Minutes of Conversation" series of online dialogues.

75 Trees for UN75: Planting for the Future

The Energy Policy and Development Centre (KEPA) of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the UNAI member institution in Greece serving as the SDG Hub for Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy, has launched an initiative entitled “75 Trees for the 75 Years of the UN” to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations.

Welcome the Millennium Fellowship Class of 2020: Over 1,000 young leaders making the Sustainable Development Goals and UNAI Principles Reality

The Millennium Campus Network (MCN) and the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) are proud to present the Millennium Fellowship Class of 2020, an ambitious program to help make the Sustainable Development Goals and UNAI principles a reality.

July Goal of the Month - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

In July, we look at the importance of Sustainable Industries, Innovation and Infrastructure as the foundation to build back better in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

75 for UN75: A Conversation on Rethinking Health

On 8 July, United Nations Academic Impact hosted a webinar titled “75 Minutes of Conversation: Rethinking Health”, to draw on the expertise of academia and explore how innovation and research can contribute to the ongoing efforts to fight COVID-19.

Sustainable Oceans Series: Using Data to Save Our Oceans

In this series commemorating World Oceans Day, the University of Bergen explores various aspects of sustainable oceans and how universities can contribute to the stewardship of this natural resource. In this article, the university explores the use of data management to combat ocean acidification.

75 for UN75: A Conversation on Rethinking Gender

On 19 June 2020 UNAI hosted a webinar on the theme “Rethinking Gender", as part of the "75 for UN75: 75 Minutes of Conversation" online dialogue series.

COVID-19 and Higher Education: Interview with Marina Romanova

Listen to our interview with Marina Romanova, an undergraduate student of International Relations from at the Lomonosov Moscow State University in Russia, in which she shares the impact of the crisis on her studies and her hopes for a better future despite the uncertainties.

COVID-19 and Higher Education: Interview with Dr. Michael Krüger

Dr. Michael Krüger is the Director of the International Education Management (INEMA) programme jointly developed by the two universities. In this interview , he shares his experience organizing online classes for students in 12 different time zones during the COVID-19 outbreak.

COVID-19 and Higher Education: Interview with Heba Hany

In this interview we are talking to Heba Hany, who is about to complete her double master’s degree in Education Management and International Leadership at the University of Ludwisburg (Germany) and Helwan University (Egypt).

COVID-19 and Higher Education: Interview with Dr. Pablo de Castro

Listen to our interview with Dr. Pablo de Castro, a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Physics, University of Chile, about the impact of COVID-19 on the work of researchers.

Sustainable Ocean Series: Legal Protection for our Oceans

In this series commemorating World Oceans Day, the University of Bergen explores various aspects of sustainable oceans and how universities can contribute to the stewardship of this natural resource. In this article, the university explores ongoing negotiations for a legal instrument related to oceans.

75 for UN75: A Conversation on Rethinking Poverty

On 8 June 2020 UNAI hosted a webinar on the theme “Rethinking Poverty”, as part of the "75 for UN75: 75 Minutes of Conversation" online dialogue series.

75 for UN75: A Conversation on Rethinking Our Climate

On 5 June 2020 UNAI hosted a webinar on the theme “Rethinking Our Climate”, as part of the "75 for UN75: 75 Minutes of Conversation" online dialogue series and within the framework of the World Environment Day.

Sustainable Ocean Series: Science Diplomacy for the Ocean

In this series commemorating World Oceans Day, the University of Bergen explores various aspects of sustainable oceans and how universities can contribute to the stewardship of this natural resource. In this article, the university explores the use of science diplomacy to help save our oceans.