COP28: joint session on “Greening Higher Education”

On 6 December 2023 at the Greening Education Hub of the COP28, the joint session on “Greening Higher Education” brought together stakeholders from various sectors and UNESCO regions as a first step to promote multi-stakeholder partnerships in achieving greening higher education for a more sustainable future.

The event was co-organized by UNESCO IESALC, the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC), and the University of Helsinki, in collaboration with Education Above All, IBM, the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE), Una Generacion, Global Student Forum, the UNESCO SDG4 Youth & Student Network, and Greening Education Partnership.

Dr. Susanna Karakhanyan, INQAAHE Immediate Past President, participated in the second panel, titled “Focus on Higher Education Institutions and Youth”. The panel included the voices of academia, young people, and policymakers. It highlighted the importance of taking ownership and partnering, the important role education plays in skilling and upskilling when it comes to greening higher education, as well as the major role universities, teachers, and students play in taking ownership and creating movements.

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Video of the event

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