Higher Education Sustainability Initiative Special Event at HLPF 2021

  • DATE / TIME:
    2021•07•07    09:00 - 11:00

    The UNU Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) will co-organise one of nine Special Events at the 2021 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), exploring the role of further education to drive collective action for the Sustainable Development Goals and build a sustainable and resilient recovery.

    This online event is organised as part of the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI), in collaboration with the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), UNESCO, UN Environment, UN-HABITAT, UNGC’s PRME, UNCTAD, UNITAR, and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network. UNU-IAS is a founding member of HESI, which brings together the United Nations and higher education networks to deliver on the SDGs.


    This is an online event to be held on Wednesday, 7 July 2021 at 09:00–11:00 EDT (22:00–24:00 JST).

    For more information, including how to register for this event, please visit the UN-DESA website.


    About the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI)

    UNU-IAS is a founding member of HESI, a unique global collective that brings together both UN entities and Higher Education Sustainability Networks to deliver on the SDGs through transformation of curriculums, teaching and learning capabilities, operations, community engagement and research impact. HESI represents over 30 networks with reach to 18,000 Universities across the world. The initiative also has more than 300 signatories (universities).