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

Scientific Committee

GUNI has selected a group of specialists and international experts, who  will be in charge to decide on the papers to be presented at the conference.

The Scientific Committee includes authors of the GUNI report Higher Education in the World 4, university leaders and other higher education experts.

The complete list of members of the Scientific Committee and its belonging institutions are:

  • Geert de Snoo, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Leiden University, Netherlands
  • Heila Lotz-Sisitka, Murray & Roberts Chair of Environmental Education and Sustainability at Rhodes University, South Africa
  • Osamu Abe, ESD Research Centre at Rikkyo University, Japan
  • Jos H.A.N. Rikers, Open University of the Netherlands, Netherlands
  • Ko Nomura, Graduate School of Environmental Studies at Nagoya University, Japan
  • Miguel Ángel Chacón, University of San Carlos of Guatemala, Guatemala
  • Paul Rowland, Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, United States of America
  • Rietje van Dam - Mieras, Vice-Rector Magnificus at Leiden University, Netherlands
  • Tarah Wright, Dalhousie University, Canada
  • Tayseer Al-Nahar Al-Noaimi, Former Ministry of Education, Jordan

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