The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) in this Decade of Action for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) developed a series of workshops for capacity-building oriented to universities and colleges around the world, to provide training and enhance skills related to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development while fostering the involvement of these institutions of higher education as valuable stakeholders to achieve the Goals. Please see below the details of the next workshop in this series:


Date: Monday, 24 January 2022 (International Day of Education

Time: 10:30am to 12pm [New York time]

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Objective: This workshop will examine ways in which institutions of higher education can embed education for sustainable development using existing academic programs across faculties and schools, in addition to other creative initiatives, while also mapping courses of all disciplines at the undergraduate and graduate levels to the Sustainable Development Goals.


  • Mr. Alexander LeichtChief of the Section of Education for Sustainable Development, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization - UNESCO
  • Mr. David Hawley, Assistant Director for Student and Community Engagement at the Office of Global Engagement, North Carolina State University (United States)
  • Dr. Seth Murray, Director of the Program in International Studies, North Carolina State University (United States)
  • Dr. Andrew Reeves, Project Director of Education for Sustainable Development, De Montfort University (United Kingdom) / UNAI SDG Hub for Goal 16
  • Dr. Julie Gwilliam, Lead for Education for Sustainable Development and Dean of Postgraduate Studies at the College of Physical Sciences and Engineering, Cardiff University (United Kingdom)
  • Dr. Niki Harré, Professor in the School of Psychology and Coordinator of the Sustainability Module, University of Auckland (New Zealand) / UNAI SDG Hub for Goal 4