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November 18, 2015
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Launch of CURP Book in Barcelona, November 16, 2015

GUNI hosted, along with University of Barcelona, a seminar for UNESCO Chair on CBR & SR to launch their new book on Strengthening Community University Research Partnerships globally. The seminar was moderated by Prof Frances Xavier Grau  (Academic Director of … Continue reading

October 14, 2015
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Launch of the UNESCO Chair publications at the 12th Annual PASCAL Conference

The 12th Annual PASCAL conference was held in Catania, Italy, from the 7th to the 9th October’ 2015. The theme of the Conference, concerns how cities and their regions are connected to their universities at strategic frontiers. These include knowledge and political … Continue reading

February 12, 2015
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Talloires Network Leadership Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, 02-04 December’2014

The Talloires Network Leaders Conference: “Live Engagement, Transform Lives” took place from December 2 through December 4, 2014 at the Spier Conference Center and Hotel located in Stellenbosch Winelands, about 50 km from Cape Town, South Africa. TNLC 2014 hosted … Continue reading

December 16, 2014
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Launch of the book on “Higher Education and Community Based Research”

Dr Ronaldo Munck (Ireland),  Dr Lorraine McIlrath (Ireland), Dr Rajesh Tandon and Dr Budd Hall have published Higher Education and Community Based Research: A Global Vision with Palgrave McMillan.  In addition to their roles as co-editors, Rajesh Tandon and Budd … Continue reading

December 12, 2014
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Launch of the 5th GUNi World Report, 02nd December’2014, Hong Kong

The Fifth book in the GUNi World Report Series on “Knowledge, Engagement and Higher Education: Contributing to Social Change”, was launched in Hong Kong on the 2nd of December’2014. The event was organized by the Office of President, Library and … Continue reading

November 24, 2014
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The Second Asia Engage Regional Conference 17th – 20th November’ 2014 Bali, Indonesia

Unfortunately, what our most of our higher education is dealing with today is abstract research problems, research which remains unconnected to real life, and in the bargain, it is producing poorly educated students who don’t care”, thus spoke Ms. Lou … Continue reading

November 4, 2014
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New Community University Engagement Network formed in East Africa & Launch of the 5th GUNi World Report at Makerere University, Kampala

: On the 27th and the 28th of October’2014, a networking meeting on community university engagement took place in Kampala, Uganda. This meeting witnessed the participation of representatives from the academia and the community organizations alike. This meetings laid the … Continue reading

October 20, 2014
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Launch of the 5th GUNi World Report, 14th October’2014, Barcelona, Spain

The Fifth book in the GUNi World Report Series on “Knowledge, Engagement and Higher Education: Contributing to Social Change”, was launched in Barcelona on the 14th of October’2014. The main speakers at the launch included Dr Rajesh Tandon & Dr … Continue reading

August 29, 2014
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Vice Chancellor’s Open Lecture & Launch of the GUNi World Report 5, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

The University of Cape Town organized the Vice Chancellor’s open lecture ion the 26th of August’ 2014, which was delivered by Dr Rajesh Tandon, Co-chair, UNESCO Chair on Community Based Research and Social Responsibility in Higher Education. Dr Tandon also … Continue reading

July 14, 2014
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Irish Presidents sign Campus Engage Charter on Civic and Community Engagement – 16th June 2014

Irish higher education institutions have engaged since their beginnings with other social, cultural and economic actors, at local, regional and national levels. the importance of ‘engagement’ in all its facets is now recognised by the national strategy for higher education, … Continue reading

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