Commitment to the United Nations Charter

Presidency University , Bangaluru

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Presidency University, Bangaluru
Mailing address: 
Itgalpur Rajanakunte, Yelahanka, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560064
Telephone: 
+9180-23093500
Email: 
info@presidencyuniversity.in
Website: 
www.presidencyuniversity.in
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Mr Nissar Ahmed
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Chancellor
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
nissar@presidency.edu.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Prof. Dr. Radha Padmanabhan
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Vice Chancellor
Focal point 1 - Email: 
vicechancellor@presidencyuniversity.in
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Sr. Prof. ( Chancellor Office ) and Member of Academic Council
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Prof. Soman Nambiar
Focal point 2 - Email: 
registrar@presidencyuniversity.in
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Mr. A. Abdul Bari
Focal point 3 - Email: 
soman@presidency.edu.in
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Presidency University has been established by an Act of State Legislature of Karnataka as a Private University and is empowered to award full time regular degrees ( UG & PG level) as specified U/S 22 of the UGC Act. At present, more than 50 Programs are offered by Presidency University under School of Engineering , School of Law, School of Commerce School of Liberal Arts and School of Design, both at Under Graduate level as well as Post Graduate Level.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Capacity Building in Higher Education, Education Opportunity for all, Global Citizenship, Higher Education Opportunity for every interested individual, Inter- Cultural dialogue and understanding, Sustainability in higher Education.

Paul Smith's College

Mailing address: 
7777 NY-30, Paul Smiths, NY 12970
Telephone: 
+1-518-327-6386
Email: 
kcerialo@paulsmiths.edu
Website: 
www.paulsmiths.edu
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Cathy Dove
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
College President
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
cdove@paulsmiths.edu
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Kelly Cerialo
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Director of Paul Smith's College's Global Center for Rural Communities
Focal point 1 - Email: 
kcerialo@paulsmiths.edu
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Department Chair - Business and Hospitality
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Joseph Conto
Focal point 2 - Email: 
eholmlund@paulsmiths.edu
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Eric Holmlund
Focal point 3 - Email: 
jconto@paulsmiths.edu
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Paul Smith's College is a private college located in Paul Smiths, New York. It is the only four-year institution of higher education in the 6 million acre Adirondack Park in upstate New York and focuses on innovative experiential education. Paul Smith's College offers 7 Associate's Degree programs and 18 Bachelor's Degrees and launched its first Master's Degree Program in Natural Resource Conservation Management in Fall 2019.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
•. Paul Smith's College Professor Kelly Cerialo is the co-chair of the UNESCO Champlain-Adirondack Biosphere Reserve and on the steering committee for the US UNESCO Man and Biosphere Network.

Igdir University

Mailing address: 
Iğdır University, Şehit Bulent Yurtseven Campus, Igdir/ Turkey 76000
Telephone: 
+90 476 223 0010
Email: 
selahattin.celebi@igdir.edu.tr
Website: 
http://www.igdir.edu.tr/home
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Mehmet Alma
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
mhakki.alma@igdir.edu.tr
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Mehmet Alma
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Rector
Focal point 1 - Email: 
mhakki.alma@igdir.edu.tr
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Erasmus Coordinator
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Seda Özdemir
Focal point 2 - Email: 
selahattin.celebi@igdir.edu.tr
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Selahattin Celebi
Focal point 3 - Email: 
seda.ozdemir@igdir.edu.tr
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The university’s academic programs are organized into faculties and divisions. Our departments, colleges, and centres and institutes provide further support for study and research into focused areas. There are three graduate schools, seven faculties and six colleges in the Igdir University. The University’s Academic Governance Structure is headed by the Senate. The Senate is the academic authority of the University which is responsible for promoting the academic work of the University in teaching, learning, and research and enterprise.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Our university provides an environment for intercultural dialogue having many students coming from different countries. By means of Erasmus and Mevlana Exchange programme, we have incoming and outgoing students and researchers. We also organize many conferences and congresses to promote the human rights, peace and prosperity of the people . We are willing to cooperate with national and international research and educational institutions. One of our priorities is to give higher education opportunity for interested individual.

St. Albert's College (Autonomous)

Mailing address: 
Banerji Road, Kochi, Kerala
Telephone: 
9020301030
Email: 
antonyarackal@alberts.edu.in
Website: 
www.alberts.edu.in
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Antony Vacko Arackal
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Chairman
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
antonyarackal@alberts.edu.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Sabu M C
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Dean, Resource Mobilization
Focal point 1 - Email: 
sabuchacko@alberts.edu.in
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Dean, Quality Assurance
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Nisha Thomji Varghese
Focal point 2 - Email: 
gfernandez@aim.edu.in
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Geo Jos Fernandez
Focal point 3 - Email: 
nishathomji@alberts.edu.in
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
St. Albert's College is an autonomous College accredited by NAAC and UGC.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Awareness of Human Rights to the students as well as communities around. Involvement of Village Adoption Scheme of the Indian Government. We have adopted 7 villages around our institution. CRG - Conservation Research Group of our college is one of the Top Ten Colleges in the World working to conserve endangered species https://www.thebestcolleges.org/10-colleges-saving-our-endangered-species/ Research on ethnic communities in Kerala etc.

MES College of Engineering, Kuttippuram

Mailing address: 
MES College of Engineering, Kuttippuram Thrikkanapuram South B.O.., Malappuram District, Kerala India 679 582
Telephone: 
0494-2698081
Email: 
principal@mesce.ac.in
Website: 
www.mesce.ac.in
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Dr.A.S. Varadarajan
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Principal
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
principal@mesce.ac.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Dr. Mohammed Bedeeuzzaman
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Vice Principal
Focal point 1 - Email: 
zaman@mesce.ac.in
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Head of Department, Electronics and Communication Engineering
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Dr.Gopakumar A.
Focal point 2 - Email: 
sasidharan@mesce.ac.in
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Dr. Sasidharan Sreedharan
Focal point 3 - Email: 
gopakumar@mesce.ac.in
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
* Established in 1994 as first private self financing college in the state * Affiliating University: University of Calicut (1994 admission-2014 admission)/APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (2015 admission onwards) * Programs: 8 UG , 8 PG; Approved place of research for Ph.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Programme(s) Name Accreditation Status Validity Civil Engg. ACCREDITED Academic Years 2019-2020 to 2021-2022 i.e. upto 30-06-2022 Computer Science & Engg. ACCREDITED Academic Years 2019-2020 to 2021-2022 i.e. upto 30-06-2022 Electrical & Electronics Engg. ACCREDITED Academic Years 2019-2020 to 2021-2022 i.e.

Vimala College (Autonomous)

Mailing address: 
Vimala College (Autonomous), Engineering College P. O., Thrissur - 680009, Kerala, India
Telephone: 
00914872332080
Email: 
mail@vimalacollege.edu.in
Website: 
www.vimalacollege.edu.in
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Beena Jose
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Principal
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
drbeenajose@vimalacollege.edu.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Maya Davi Chalissery
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Assistant Professor
Focal point 1 - Email: 
mayachalissery@vimalacollege.edu.in
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Assistant Professor
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Jiji Abraham
Focal point 2 - Email: 
harishjose@vimalacollege.edu.in
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Harish Jose
Focal point 3 - Email: 
jijiabraham@vimalacollege.edu.in
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Vimala College (Autonomous) Thrissur, affiliated to the University of Calicut is a government aided Arts, Science and Commerce College established in 1967. Ever since its inception, the Institution has been in the forefront of higher education in the State. The Institution offers 16 Under Graduate programmes (14 Aided, 2 Self Financing), 13 Post Graduate programmes (6 Aided, 7 Self Financing), and is a Centre for Research in English, Commerce, Physics, Social Work and Economics. It also offers two PG Diplomas and an advanced diploma programme.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
The reservation policy of the central and state governments that seek to ensure fair and equal opportunity for students belonging to every community is meticulously followed by the College. Apart from the regular academic curriculum prescribed by the University, Vimala offers various programmes such as Add On Certificate Courses and coaching or training classes in various aspects aimed at enhancing the employability skills and extra-curricular skills of students.

Sister Nivedita University

Mailing address: 
DG 1/2, Action Area - 1, New Town, Kolkata, West Bengal -700156
Telephone: 
+91-33- 66382029
Email: 
registrar@snuniv.ac.in
Website: 
https://snuniv.ac.in/
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Prof. Ashoke Ranjan Thakur
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Vice Chancellor
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
vc@snuniv.ac.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Prof. Suman Chatterjee
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Registrar
Focal point 1 - Email: 
registrar@snuniv.ac.in
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Ms. Sangeeta Banik
Focal point 2 - Email: 
mousumi.b@snuniv.ac.in
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Prof. Mousumi Bhattacharyya
Focal point 3 - Email: 
sangeetaa.b@snuniv.ac.in
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Sister Nivedita University was established through the Sister Nivedita University Act, 2017 (West Bengal Act, 2017) that was published in the official gazette of the Government of West Bengal vide notification No. 25-L, dated January 9, 2018.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Some activities in the recent past: (1) Sustainability & Capacity Building - With support from Sister Nivedita University, New Town, Kolkata & British Deputy High Commission, Kolkata, eastern India region presented the YOUNG THINKERS’ CONFERENCE, 2018 titled “UK, West Bengal & Eastern India – Shared Prosperity for a Shared Future”, focusing on the role of West Bengal and Eastern India as a trade and investment hub in South Asia, and the potential cooperation with the UK on education, skills, technology and entrepreneurship on 11th August 2018. (2) Adoption of village - Sister Niv

Universidade Federal do Oeste da Bahia (UFOB)

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Federal University of Western Bahia (UFOB)
Mailing address: 
Rua Professor José Seabra de Lemos, 316. Recanto dos Pássaros. CEP: 47808-021 Barreiras – BA, Brasil
Telephone: 
+55 77 3614-3500
Email: 
gabinete@ufob.edu.br
Website: 
https://ufob.edu.br/
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Jacques Antonio de Miranda
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
PhD/Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
jacques.miranda@ufob.edu.br
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Tânia Aparecida Kuhnen
Focal point 1 - Title: 
PhD/Professor
Focal point 1 - Email: 
tania.kuhnen@ufob.edu.br
Focal point 3 - Title: 
PhD/Professor
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Ana Maria Mapeli
Focal point 2 - Email: 
alan.jensen@ufob.edu.br
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Alan Thyago Jensen
Focal point 3 - Email: 
mmapeli@ufob.edu.br
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The Federal University of Western Bahia (UFOB) is among the youngest public higher education institutions of Brazil, founded in June 2013. UFOB emerged offering 30 undergraduate programs in five campi, designed containing multidisciplinary centers, located in the cities of Barra, Barreiras, Bom Jesus da Lapa, Luís Eduardo Magalhães and Santa Maria da Vitória. It also offers four graduate degrees in Master's level in Environmental Sciences, Pure and Applied Chemistry, Humanities and Social Sciences, Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer for Innovation and Mathematics.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Through its activities, UFOB seeks to develop cultural, scientific and technological knowledge that meets the development needs of the population of Western Bahia. Its research and extension projects focus on sustainable development and consider the region's racial and cultural diversity. Institutional actions in research aimed at boosting the natural resources of the Western Bahia Region, where there is great energy, mineral potential, food production capacity, plant diversity, zootechnical efficiency, among others.

Universidade Federal do Cariri

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Federal University of Cariri
Mailing address: 
Centro Multiuso de Juazeiro do Norte (Vapt-Vupt) – 3º andar Rua Interventor Francisco Erivano Cruz, 120 – Centro, Juazeiro do No
Telephone: 
+55 (88) 3221.9201
Email: 
reitoria@ufca.edu.br
Website: 
http://www.ufca.edu.br
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Ricardo Luiz Lange Ness
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
ricardo.ness@ufca.edu.br
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Laura Hévila Inocêncio Leite
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Vice-Rector and Dean of Research, Postgraduate and Innovation
Focal point 1 - Email: 
laura.leite@ufca.edu.br
Focal point 3 - Title: 
International Cooperation Officer
Focal point 3 - Name: 
David Vernon Vieira
Focal point 2 - Email: 
fabiana.lazzarin@ufca.edu.br
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Fabiana Aparecida Lazzarin
Focal point 3 - Email: 
david.vieira@ufca.edu.br
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The Universidade Federal do Cariri (UFCA) is a public university based in Juazeiro do Norte (Ceará state, Brazil), with three advanced campus in Crato, Barbalha and Brejo Santo (cities in the same state). UFCA now has 23 options of undergraduate courses, and 13 master’s and 2 doctoral degree courses, in all areas of knowledge. More than 2,600 students walk around its campus on a daily basis. The UFCA has three Halls for events with a total of 686 seats, three university restaurants in all campuses and four libraries to support researchers and students.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
The Dean of Research, Postgraduate and Innovation (PRPI) encourages and promotes scientific and technological research in various areas of knowledge in order to contribute to the sustainable regional development of Cariri, especially focusing on the interdisciplinarity of research topics. In these six years of existence, the articulated action of PRPI, in partnership with UFCA researchers, has allowed the emergence of 70 Research Groups, involving researchers, technicians, undergraduate and graduate students in 371 research projects.

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte
Mailing address: 
Avenida Senador Salgado Filho, 3000 - Campus Universitário Lagoa Nova - Natal RN - CEP 59078-970
Telephone: 
+55 84 33422271
Email: 
sri@sri.ufrn.br
Website: 
ufrn.br
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
José Daniel Diniz Melo
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
reitor@reitoria.ufrn.br
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Márcio Venício Barbosa
Focal point 1 - Title: 
International Relations Officer
Focal point 1 - Email: 
marcio.barbosa@sri.ufrn.br
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Deputy Pro-Rector of Research
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Elaine Cristina Gavioli
Focal point 2 - Email: 
proreitor.proex@reitoria.ufrn.br
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Aldo Aloísio Dantas da Silva
Focal point 3 - Email: 
egavioli@hotmail.com
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), founded in June 25th 1958, is a comprehensive public university built in an area of approximately 300.000 m2, divided into 5 campuses distributed in different locations in the State of RN (Brazil). Its main campus is located in Natal although, overall, UFRN offers 120 undergraduate programs, including distant learning mode. The academic community comprises over 43.000 students, 5.500 (technical and administrative staff), and over 2.200 research and teaching staff.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
UFRN maintains projects focused on sustainability and local problem solving, acting in line with the Sustainable Development Goals. All projects presented by the academic community, whether research or extension, must indicate the SDG that guides their actions.