5th International Barcelona Conference on Higher Education
Higher Education's Commitment to Sustainability: from Understanding to Action
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)
23 - 25 November 2010


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Presentation

The Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI) organizes the 5th International Barcelona Conference on Higher Education "Higher Education's Commitment to Sustainability: from Understanding to Action, to be held at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in Barcelona on 23 - 25 November 2010.


The goal of the conference is to discuss how higher education is transforming itself to contribute to the paradigm of sustainability -it includes the environmental, social, human, economic and cultural issues- for living in the planetary era and identifying aspects of this transformation in order to discuss and propose specific ways of action to advance.


The Conference offers a collective work and active participation. It will include working sessions to analyze how the world regions are advancing on the issue, using examples and good practices. It also will be a work space where participants will discuss and propose specific ways of action to move forward application.


UNESCO has considered the Conference as a follow-up event of the World Conference on Higher Education (UNESCO, 2009). 








GUNI's founding members: Sponsored by:
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Unesco United Nations University
 
Santander
Supported by:
Ministerio de Educación Generalitat de Catalunya Ajuntament de Barcelona