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March 13, 2014
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Arab University Leaders Meet in Amman, Jordan to Discuss Civic Engagement

Last month, Innovations in Civic Participation (ICP) and Silatech facilitated a consultation in Amman, Jordan, titled “The Role of Civic Engagement in Higher Education.” Over 40 university presidents and senior administrators from across the Arab world gathered to discuss strengthening … Continue reading

March 10, 2014
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Special Call Out to Civil Society Organizations!!

Last month the UNESCO Chair in CBR and Social Responsibility in Higher Education launched the ‘Strengthening Community University Research Partnerships’ global survey in collaboration with partners, and supported through the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) of Canada.  We have received excellent feedback … Continue reading

February 10, 2014
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Publication of World Report on Higher Education 5

A new report out later this month takes a critical look at how universities around the world are contributing to driving social change. Knowledge, Engagement and Higher Education: Contributing to social change is the fifth in the Higher Education in the … Continue reading

February 3, 2014
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Invitation to participate in a survey on Community University Research Partnership (CURP)

You are invited to participate in a multi-lingual global survey (English, Spanish, Portuguese and French) on Community University Research Partnership (CURP) facilitating structures and trends around the world, in cooperation with our regional and global network partners.  This project is an initiative of the UNESCO … Continue reading

February 3, 2014
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Announcement for the publication of the GUNI World Report on Higher Education

A Groundbreaking Publication Rajesh Tandon, Guest Editor “What kinds of knowledge, knowledge epistemologies and knowledge ecologies are required to transform the world into a place of peace, happiness, justice and equity for citizens of the world?’ Pauline Gonzalez-Pose, UNESCO , … Continue reading

January 28, 2014
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Presentation on “Engaged University”, by Dr Andrew Petter, President, Simon Fraser University

Lady Shri Ram College January 24’ 2014 Introduction Dr Meenakshi Gopinath, Principal, LSR College welcomed all the esteemed guests and invitees to the seminar. She introduced her college as being an acronym of leadership in social responsibility in higher education, … Continue reading

November 22, 2013
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Big Tent V Declaration

 Learning to Build Inclusive Cities with the joint-effort of community, city government and higher education Since 2010, several regional and international networks promoting community engagement in higher education have been periodically preparing together collective statements of shared vision on a … Continue reading

November 12, 2013
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Video Presentation by Budd Hall on Principles of Community-Based Research

When Budd was in Galway as a guest of the National University of Ireland in Galway some months ago, a video was made of his talk including his powerpoint slides on the principles of Community-Based Research. Please feel free to … Continue reading

October 4, 2013
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Access Alliance-leader in CBR, Health and Advocacy

Budd Hall had a visit to Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services Centre in Toronto, Ontario in Central Canada. Budd exchanged ideas on knowledge democracy from the UNESCO Chair perspective and learned about their innovative and substantial work in … Continue reading

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