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Andrés Bello Catholic University Builds Venezuela’s First University “Green Roof”

As part of its 66th anniversary celebration, Andrés Bello Catholic University recently inaugurated the first "green roof" of a Venezuelan university and the first of its kind that will be open to the public in the city of Caracas. Due to its public nature, it also serves as an educational tool to teach students and members of the surrounding communities about the SDGs and the critical relevance of civil society to foster them.

Advancing Development through Education for Everyone

On the anniversary of the launch of the UNAI SDG Hubs, we’re taking this opportunity to check in with some of the hub schools to highlight their scholarship and activities over the past twelve months and look ahead to future initiatives. The next school profiled in our anniversary series is University of La Punta (Argentina), hub for SDG 4: Quality Education.

Taking Sustainability from Campus to the Community

On the one year anniversary of the launch of the UNAI SDG Hubs, we’re taking this opportunity to check in with some of the hub schools to highlight their scholarship and activities over the past twelve months and look ahead to future initiatives. The next school profiled in our anniversary series is Carlos III University (Spain), hub for SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.

Chandigarh University hosts Conference to commemorate 10 years of UN Academic Impact

To mark the beginning of the 10th anniversary year of United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), Chandigarh University in Mohali, India organized a two-day conference from 18-19 November, not only to celebrate the successes of this initiative, but also to discuss the way forward for higher education in addressing critical issues.

Reducing Inequality through Accessible and Inclusive Education

On the one year anniversary of the launch of the UNAI SDG Hubs, we’re taking this opportunity to check in with some of the hub schools to highlight their scholarship and activities over the past twelve months and look ahead to future initiatives. The next school profiled in our anniversary series is Western Sydney University (Australia), hub for SDG 10: Reduced Inequalities.

Partnering Globally and Locally to Advance the SDGs

On the one year anniversary of the launch of the UNAI SDG Hubs, we’re taking this opportunity to check in with some of the hub schools to highlight their scholarship and activities over the past twelve months and look ahead to future initiatives. The last school profiled in our anniversary series is the American University in Dubai (United Arab Emirates), hub for SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals.

Working with Communities to Advance Health Care

On the one year anniversary of the launch of the UNAI SDG Hubs, we’re taking this opportunity to check in with some of the hub schools to highlight their scholarship and activities over the past twelve months and look ahead to future initiatives. The next school profiled in our anniversary series is New Giza University (Egypt), hub for SDG 3: Good Health and Well-Being.

December Goal of the Month - Affordable and Clean Energy

Sustainable energy has the power to fuel progress across the Sustainable Development Agenda. This month, we are highlighting Sustainable Development Goal 7 - Affordable and Clean energy as the Goal of the Month, in light of the Madrid Climate Change Conference (COP25).

Leading the Transformation to an Energy Efficient Future

On the one year anniversary of the launch of the UNAI SDG Hubs, we’re taking this opportunity to check in with some of the hub schools to highlight their scholarship and activities over the past twelve months and look ahead to future initiatives. The next school profiled in our anniversary series is the Energy Policy and Development Centre, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece), hub for SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy.

Empowering Women by Creating Awareness

On the one year anniversary of the launch of the UNAI SDG Hubs, we’re taking this opportunity to check in with some of the hub schools to highlight their scholarship and activities over the past twelve months and look ahead to future initiatives. The next school profiled in our anniversary series is Ahfad University for Women (Sudan), hub for SDG 5: Gender Equality.

'I was 20 in 1945': UNAI Hosts its Sixth J. Michael Adams Lecture and Conversation

During this year’s lecture, international human rights pioneer Peter Weiss shared his decades of work in international human rights law, and his reflections on what the emergence of the United Nations meant to the world at the time when the Organization came into being.

Research to Ensure Access to Clean Water for Everyone, Everywhere

On the one year anniversary of the launch of the UNAI SDG Hubs, we’re taking this opportunity to check in with some of the hub schools to highlight their scholarship and activities over the past twelve months and look ahead to future initiatives. The next school profiled in our anniversary series is the University of Manitoba (Canada), hub for SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation.

Strengthening the Economy by Empowering Youth

On the one year anniversary of the launch of the UNAI SDG Hubs, we’re taking this opportunity to check in with some of the hub schools to highlight their scholarship and activities over the past twelve months and look ahead to future initiatives. The next school profiled in our anniversary series is Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering, and Management Sciences (Pakistan), hub for SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth.

UNAI SDG Hubs Celebrate One Year of Innovation, Engagement and Empowerment!

One year ago United Nations Academic Impact announced the inauguration of the UNAI SDG Hubs, UNAI member institutions selected as exemplars for their innovative scholarship and engagement related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), who serve as resources for best practices for the UNAI network, currently composed of over 1,400 universities and colleges in more than 130 countries.

Ending Misery for Millions & Promoting Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

On the anniversary of the launch of the UNAI SDG Hubs, we’re taking this opportunity to check in with some of the hub schools to highlight their scholarship and activities over the past twelve months and look ahead to future initiatives. The eighth school profiled in our anniversary series is De Montfort University (United Kingdom), hub for SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions.

Protecting Life on Land is Everyone’s Responsibility

On the one year anniversary of the launch of the UNAI SDG Hubs, we’re taking this opportunity to check in with some of the hub schools to highlight their scholarship and activities over the past twelve months and look ahead to future initiatives. The seventh school profiled in our anniversary series is the University of Zanjan (Iran), hub for SDG 15: Life on Land.

Global Collaboration & Research to Save Our Oceans

On the one year anniversary of the launch of the UNAI SDG Hubs, we’re taking this opportunity to check in with some of the hub schools to highlight their scholarship and activities over the past twelve months and look ahead to future initiatives. The sixth school profiled in our anniversary series is the University of Bergen (Norway), hub for SDG 14: Life Below Water.

Scientific Solutions to Advance Climate Action

On the one year anniversary of the launch of the UNAI SDG Hubs, we’re taking this opportunity to check in with some of the hub schools to highlight their scholarship and activities over the past twelve months and look ahead to future initiatives. The fifth school profiled in our anniversary series is the University of Zurich, hub for SDG 13: Climate Action.

Training Future Leaders to Change the World

On the one year anniversary of the launch of the UNAI SDG Hubs, we’re taking this opportunity to check in with some of the hub schools to highlight their scholarship and activities over the past twelve months and look ahead to future initiatives. The fourth school profiled in our anniversary series is the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina), hub for SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production.

Engineering a Better Future

On the one year anniversary of the launch of the UNAI SDG Hubs, we’re taking this opportunity to check in with some of the hub schools to highlight their scholarship and activities over the past twelve months and look ahead to future initiatives. The third school profiled in our anniversary series is the Nagaoka University of Technology, hub for SDG 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure. The university provided reflections by students from multiple countries, young engineers who describe how they see the future in 2045, at the 100th anniversary of the UN’s founding.