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8th UNICA GREEN Workshop

Wednesday, 21 March, 2018 - 15:00 to Friday, 23 March, 2018 - 13:00
Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering campus

On 21-23 March 2018, the Vrije Universiteit Brussel will kindly host the 8th UNICA GREEN Workshop: Implementation of SGDs in Higher Education.

The UN Sustainable Development Goals: everybody is talking about them, but what role can higher education institutions play in their implementation? Are the SDG’s an effective guiding principle to develop a sustainability policy? And how do students achieve the competencies they need to realise the SDGs? These and many other questions will be addressed at the 8th UNICA Green Workshop.

Prominent keynote speakers will shed the light on the SDG policy in Higher Education, practical workshop will be held and inspiring good practices from around Europe will be shared. Don’t miss it!

The following sessions will take place:

1. Introduction to the SDGs, including: the historical context, the role of the higher education sector, the critical perspective.

2. SDGs and their implementation in sustainable management policy: should SDGs be the guiding principle for sustainability policy development at higher education institutions? How to report and monitor progress? 

3. SDGs and their implementation in education: are the SDGs part of the curriculum? 

4. SDGs and the importance of community engagement

Download here the programme of the Workshop.

You can find more information on the website of the UNICA GREEN Network.

The workshop is free for VUB-staff, but registration is required. Please fill in the online registration form before 28 February 2018.