Global Higher Education for Sustainability Partnership (GHESP)

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Founded

2000

History

2000, as a strategic alliance between founding members. Ceased to exist, prior to 2008.

Aims

Promote better understanding and more effective implementation of strategies for incorporation of sustainable development in universities and other higher education institutions; undertake a global review and assessment of progress in making sustainability central to curriculum, research, outreach and operations in institutions of higher education; identify, share and disseminate models and good practices for promoting higher education for sustainable development (HESD); make recommendations on HESD based on the partnership's research and review and in consultation with key stakeholders from North and South, including business, governments, other UN bodies such as the United Nations University, as well as other relevant non-governmental organisations; demonstrate that it is possible to form a partnership of non-governmental organisations working closely with the UN system to develop and implement a joint action plan addressed to achieve common goals; analyse this experience as an international demonstration project.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality Education

UIA Org ID

XF1948

Last News

2008

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