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United Nations - The High-Level Political Forum 2019

The High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) is the yearly conference of the United Nations where governments, UN Agencies and civil society come together to discuss the achievements that have been made towards Agenda 2030. This year, the HLPF 2019 was dedicated to “ Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality ”.
As the most global university association contributing to Sustainable Development and having the Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council, IAU took an active part in the debates and organized a series of events, together with a delegation of IAU Member Universities.

Learn about IAU’s contribution to the HLPF and click on the events to read more about each session !


The IAU Members delegation:

- Open University of Catalonia
- University of Bologna (Italy)
- Gothenburg University (Sweden)
- University of Tsukuba (Japan)
- Siam University (Thailand)
- University of the West Indies
- University of Bergen (Norway)
- University of Costa Rica (Costa Rica)
- Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (Mexico)
- Kedge Business School (France)

WHEN? WHAT? WHO? WHERE?

July 10, 2019
10am – 1pm

Workshop: Inspire. Change. Together.

Innovative approaches and partnerships to strengthen
the role of educators & academia to implement the SDGs

>> More information here


THIS SESSION WILL BE LIVESTREAMED!
Click here to see watch the session live

IAU WORKSHOP

Co-organized with
-  Association of Commonwealth Universites (ACU)
-  Agence universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF)
-  United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime / Education for Justice initiative
-  International Council for Adult Education (ICAE)
-  University of Rey Juan Carlos
-  University Carlos III de Madrid


-  University of Tsukuba, Japan
-  University of the West Indies
-  University of Bergen, Norway
-  Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain


Conference Room 5, UN Headquarters

July 10, 2019
3pm – 6pm

HESI Special Event:

Green Jobs – Green Minds Higher Education for the Future

IAU PARTNER EVENT

organized by HESI

-  University of Costa Rica
-  UDUAL
-  CONARE


Trusteeship Council Chamber, UN HQ

July 10, 2019
6:15pm

International Green Gown Awards Ceremony

IAU PARTNER EVENT

-  Siam University, Thailand
-  IAU


Institute of International Education, 12th Floor

July 10, 2019
6:30pm – 8:30 pm

Education for democracy – a cornerstone for sustainable societies:

What did we learn from the Global Education Meeting 2018?


SIDE EVENT MODERATED BY IAU

organized by the Council of Europe and European commission

-  Hilligje van’t Land, IAU Secretary General (Moderator)
-  UNESCO
-  Council of Europe
-  European Commission
-  Country representatives


One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza (Belgian Delegation)

July 11, 2019
9am – 11am

‘Scholarships for access, equity and global development’

IAU PARTNER SIDE-EVENT

organized by the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)


Institute of International Education

July 11, 2019
6.30pm – 8pm

Mind Matters More Than Money

Boosting Cognitive Competences for Sustainable
Development through Science and Education


IAU MEMBER SIDE-EVENT

organized by the University of the West Indies, Jamaica


Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations

July 12, 2019
1pm – 2:30pm

Research and Innovation 4 Climate Action

IAU MEMBER SIDE-EVENT

organized by the University of the West Indies, Jamaica


Room S-1520, UN Headquarters
NGO in official partnership with UNESCO in associate status
International Association of Universities, UNESCO House, 1 rue Miollis, 75732 Paris cedex 15, France
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