19.06.2012 - UNESCO Office in Brasilia

Lift-off for higher education sustainability initiative at RIO

The launch of a new Higher Education Initiative for Sustainable Development got a positive reception at a special Rio+20 advance side event on 19 June.

University leaders worldwide signed up to the Declaration of the initiative, an agreement to teach sustainable development concepts, encourage research on sustainable development issues, create green campuses everywhere, support sustainability on the local level and share results with the global community.

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