Building a worldwide higher education community
Rationale to the overall theme
IAU recognizes the key role higher education could and should play in the overall process of achieving sustainable development. Leaders of higher education institutions and their academic colleagues are in a key position to contribute to an...
Promotion of Sustainable Development by Sub-Saharan African Higher Education Institutions
The Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI), the International Association of Universities (IAU) and the Association of African Universities (AAU) developed a project on the...
Terms of Reference
Provide advice on on-going IAU activities and projects in the area of HESD;
Propose and elaborate new actions and projects the Association could undertake to mobilize and assist its membership to share information and learn from each other as they develop...
IAU takes as a reference the "Brundtland definition" (World Commission on Environment and Development) as given in the Brutland Report : Our Common future.
In this definition the term "Sustainable Development" in itself links the two concepts...