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PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES

Fostering Social Responsibility by Higher Education: COVID-19 & Beyond: 8th April 2020

The UNESCO Chair in Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education and PRIA with the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) organised a webinar on ‘Fostering Social Responsibility by Higher Education: COVID 19 and Beyond’ on April 8th 2020. Higher education institutions can take social responsibility during this challe...

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Transforming Towards Sustainable Development: Integrating Effectiveness and Justice Considerations

The 2nd International Conference on SDGs: Higher Education and Science Take Action, organised by GUNi took place on 5th & 6th March, 2020 in Barcelona. Dr. Rajesh Tandon, Founder-President of PRIA and UNESCO Co-Chair in Community Based Research and S...

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Launch of the Limerick K4C Hub-Feb 12, 2020

Limerick is the site of the first Irish Knowledge for Change Community-Based Research Training hub.  Limerick is located in Southwest Ireland at the confluence of the Abby and Shannon rivers. Founded by Vikings, it has played an important role...

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A Poetic Response to COVID-19 by the Victoria Canada Social Movement Poets Collective

It may be one of the rare times that we experience such sudden changes in life due to a virus, COVID-19. The changes we go through are anywhere between leaving our daily habits to creating new habits and thinking patterns, in extreme isolation. We are all experiencing a slower life style that may make us remember old ways of living.

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Citizenship in Times of Lockdown

Historically it has been the physical space where social interactions between different publics produce perspectives, values and norms of citizenship and ‘civil’ society. How can we build and support active citizenship in these times of lockdown and social distancing? asks Rajesh Tandon, Founder-President, PRIA.

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