22 juin 2014

UN partnership gets universities more socially engaged

http://enews.ksu.edu.sa/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/UWN.jpgBy Suvendrini Kakuchi. A United Nations partnership with universities around the world is helping to instil social and community responsibility in institutions and is getting students involved as concerned citizens, the International Association of University Presidents, or IAUP, heard at its triennial conference in Japan this month.
The gathering, held in Yokohama from 11-14 June, was on the theme “Creating the Future of Higher Education".
In just four years since the UN Academic Impact, or UNAI, was launched by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon in 2010, some 700 institutions from more than 105 countries have become members. Read more...
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