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PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES

Launch of the publication “Implementing the SDGs at Higher Education Institutions: Challenges and Responses”

The second meeting of the GUNi Group of Experts on SDGs and Higher Education and presentation of its last publication was celebrated on the 3rd and 4th of October 2019 and gathered over 85 people at the Ateneu Barcelonès in Barcelona. This publication focuses on the obstacles that Hi...

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Educating the Mind, Body and Heart: Gandhian principles in developing new futures for higher education in India: September 18 – 20, 2019

On Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education in partnership with International Development Research Centre (IDRC), UNESCO New Delhi Cluster Office and Associatio...

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Talk on Higher Education in New Castle, England June, 2019

Dr. Rajesh Tandon was recently invited to Northumbria University to give a talk on Higher education, youth engagement and social justice: Emerging lessons’ on June 4th, 2019 from 12 pm to 1pm. The video of the tal...

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In the spirit of Gandhi-Ji: Thoughts on Higher Education

Dr Budd Hall, UNESCO Co-Chair on Community-based Research & Social Responsibility in Higher Education, Professor Emeritus, University of Victoria, Canada September 25, 2019 I have emerged from several days of conversation and reflection on the value of Gandhian thought to the issues facing Higher Education Institutions ...

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Social Responsibility and Higher Education: A Call for Chapter Proposals

The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education is editing a book with a working title of Social Responsibility and Higher Education: International Perspectives on Knowledge Democracy.  The book is being prepared as a contribution to the 2021 UNESCO World Conference on Higher Education.  We have a...

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