Fighting poverty through education

UNIVERSIDAD CENTRAL DE VENEZUELA

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF VENEZUELA
Mailing address: 
CIUDAD UNIVERSITARIA. CARACAS. LOS CHAGUARAMOS. EDIFICIO DEL RECTORADO. PISO 1.
Telephone: 
58-212-6053944
Email: 
cecilia.garcia@ucv.ve
Website: 
www.ucv.ve
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
CECILIA GARCIA AROCHA
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
RECTOR
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
cecilia.garcia@ucv.ve
Focal point 1 - Name: 
NICOLAS BIANCO COLMENARES
Focal point 1 - Title: 
ACADEMIC VICERECTOR
Focal point 1 - Email: 
nicolas.bianco@ucv.ve
Focal point 3 - Title: 
DIRECTOR OF COOPERATION AND INTERINSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS
Focal point 3 - Name: 
MARIA SIGILO
Focal point 2 - Email: 
inirida.rodriguez@ucv.ve
Focal point 2 - Name: 
INIRIDA RODRIGUEZ MILLAN
Focal point 3 - Email: 
maria.sigilo@ucv.ve
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
The highest authority of the Central University of Venezuela (UCV) is the University Council, composed of the Rector, the Academic Vice-Rector, the Administrative Vice-Rector, the Secretary of the University, the Deans of the 11 Faculties, 5 representatives of the Board of Lecturers and Professors, 3 Representatives of the students, 1 Representative of the graduates, and 1 Representative of the Ministry of Higher Education.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
1. UCV participates in the National Survey for Quality of Live, program ENCOVI (Encuesta Nacional de Calidad de Vida), a joint research with other 3 venezuelan universities. 2. The Center for Peace and Human Rights of the Central University of venezuela. 3. Activities associated with sustainability from the Regional Center of Experts RCE Gran Caracas, a joint program with 4 other venezuelan universities. 4. Regional Observatory of Quality and Equity of Higher Education in Latinamerica -ORACLE 2017. 5. National and international student´s participation in the World MUN Models .

Bestow Edutrex International LLP

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Bestow Edutrex International LLP
Mailing address: 
S2, 303, Malad Kokil CHS, Sundar Nagar, Malad w
Telephone: 
9970044678
Email: 
info@bestowedutrex.co.in
Website: 
www.bestowedutrex.co.in
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Sonali Ganjare
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Mrs
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
info@bestowedutrex.edu.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Kumardatt A Ganjre
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Director
Focal point 1 - Email: 
kumar_datt@rediffmail.com
Focal point 2 - Email: 
drgovindshinde@gmail.com
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Govind Shinde
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
We provide quality education to needy.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
We conduct exclusive training program for underprivileged students

Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University
Mailing address: 
Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek, 44, Kievskaya str., 720000
Telephone: 
+996 312 66 25 67
Email: 
krsu@krsu.edu.kg
Website: 
www.krsu.edu.kg
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Nifadiev Vladimir
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
vnifadiev@krsu.edu.kg
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Kaliuzhnaia Yulia
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Head of International Relations Office
Focal point 1 - Email: 
ykaliuzhnaia@krsu.edu.kg
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Associate Professor, Department of World Economy
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Makeeva Meerim
Focal point 2 - Email: 
tkoichumanov@krsu.edu.kg
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Koichumanov Taalaibek
Focal point 3 - Email: 
mmakeeva@krsu.edu.kg
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
KRSU was founded in 1993 by the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Russian Federation (signed on 10.06.1992, Moscow, Russia), the Decree of the President of Kyrgyz Republic (signed on 28.09.1992, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic) and the Agreement of Establishment and Activities of Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University between the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Government of the Russian Federation (09.09.1993), the Government Regulation of the Russian Federation (No.143, signed on 23.02.1994, Moscow), the decrees of the State Committ
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
KRSU conducted online UN courses on sustainable development called “Global development and Global citizenship” based on lectures of professor Jeffrey Sachs from Columbia University in 2018 from September 15 to December 10.These lectures were held as part of the global network UNAI (United Nations Academic Impact). The courses were attended by students, teachers, specialists ftom NISI (честно не знаю как расшифровывается). Following the results of the courses, students developed and defended their projects.

Sri Krishna Arts and Science College, Coimbatore

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
SKASC
Mailing address: 
Sri Krishna Arts and Science College, Kuniamuthur,Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India - 641008
Telephone: 
0422 - 2678400
Email: 
principal@skasc.ac.in
Website: 
www.skasc.ac.in
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Dr P Baby Shakila
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Principal
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
principal@skasc.ac.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
P Rajan
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Mr
Focal point 1 - Email: 
rajanp@skasc.ac.in
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Dr
Focal point 3 - Name: 
M Shanthana Lakshmi
Focal point 2 - Email: 
surechb@skasc.ac.in
Focal point 2 - Name: 
B Suresh
Focal point 3 - Email: 
shanthanalakshmim@skasc.ac.in
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Sri Krishna Arts and Science College is a leading College offering quality education to the students in Arts and Science stream. Started in 1997, our College is one of the renowned Institutions of Tamil Nadu. To our credit we have acquired 53rd Rank in NIRF 2019. We have been re-accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade, CGPA 3.26. We have been awarded 4th in Swachhta Ranking in the College level in the year 2018. The College is actively engaged in carrying out different schemes promoted by MHRD for imparting quality education.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
The College has an underpinning of Research arena with international reputation, which forays to enhance our research centre to high standards. The College has also conducted 10 National Conference and one International Conference on the “Role of Higher Education in National/International Development” in lieu with the Association of Indian College Principals (AICP). The College has also undertaken 2 major projects from the Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology and one minor project from UGC.

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.

St. Xavier's College For Women, Aluva

Mailing address: 
stellagrace@stxaviersaluva.ac.in
Telephone: 
00919745804835
Email: 
college@stxaviersaluva.ac.in
Website: 
http://www.stxaviersaluva.ac.in/
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Dr.Sr.Geege Joanamma Xavier
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Principal
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
geegexavier@stxaviersaluva.ac.in
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Dr.Sr. Stella K A
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Vice Principal
Focal point 1 - Email: 
stellagrace@stxaviersaluva.ac.in
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Assistant Professor - Communication Studies
Focal point 3 - Name: 
Sonia John Markose
Focal point 2 - Email: 
sheenaxavier@stxaviersaluva.ac.in
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Dr. Sheena Xavier
Focal point 3 - Email: 
soniamarkose@stxaviersaluva.ac.in
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
St. Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva, an Arts, Commerce and Science College, affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, is situated in the southern district of Kerela, India. Our college is run by the Sisters of Congregation of Teresian Carmelites (CTC). Since its inception in the year 1964, it promulgated the visionary zeal of the Congregation of CTC and its foundress Servant of God, Mother Elishwa. Over the last five decades it has proved its mettle as an institution of higher education scaffolding the upliftment of minority communities in the state.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Heralding the emergence of an enlightened family, community, society, state and nation our institution run by The Congregation of Teresian Carmalites (CTC) facilitated the education of girls in a secular way. Denying education is denying one’s birthright. Reiterating the power of education, Servant of God, Mother Eliswa, foundress of CTC, who hailed from a village in Kerala conceptualised an educational system till then inaccessible to the weaker sex. From its humble beginning, our institution has scaled and escalated hurdles, equipped enough to meet the genuine demands of the society.

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.

Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco

Official translation into English (if original is not English): 
Federal Rural University of Pernambuco
Mailing address: 
Rua Dom Manuel de Medeiros, s/n, Dois Irmãos - CEP: 52.171-900 - Recife -PE
Telephone: 
+55 81 3320 6010
Email: 
intercoop.reitoria@ufrpe.br
Website: 
www.ufrpe.br
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Name: 
Maria José de Sena
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Title/Position: 
Rector
Head of Institution/Senior Applicant Email: 
maria.jsena3@ufrpe.br
Focal point 1 - Name: 
Anísio Francisco Soares
Focal point 1 - Title: 
Coordinator for International Programs
Focal point 1 - Email: 
anisio.soares@ufrpe.br
Focal point 3 - Title: 
Interpreter
Focal point 3 - Name: 
João Marques de Almeida
Focal point 2 - Email: 
geyza.lustosa@ufrpe.br
Focal point 2 - Name: 
Geyza Leyde Camello Lustusa
Focal point 3 - Email: 
joao.malmeida@ufrpe.br
Please provide a brief description of your academic structure: 
Since 1912, UFRPE has been building its tradition in teaching, extension and research in the State of Pernambuco, and in Brazil.
Please describe briefly any activities your institution is already carrying out, which are relevant to UNAI and its principles: 
Since its creation in 1912, UFRPE has been involved very strongly in outreach activities, throughout the years our Institution has been developing projects that align perfectly with UN’s principles. We can provide, upon request a document listing every project at the University and its alignment with the SDGs.