United Nations Action Network Map2018-07-17T01:14:28+00:00

As you work to select a Partner for the Ignite Initiative, you may find inspiration among the organizations that are registered with the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goal #4 Education across the globe. Search by location below using the pins on the map or use the search box to filter.

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Youth Education Ambassadors Program Vienna, Austria

Initiative:
Youth Education Ambassadors Program

Organization/ Partners:
United for Education and Sustainable Futures (UESF)

Location:
Vienna, Austria

Contact:
Jelena Caculovic

Contact's email:
jelena.caculovic@yea-program.org

Summary:
Program established to create a world in which young people are aware of the correlation between their lives and those of other young people around the globe and work together to create mutual support through cultural and intellectual exchange as well as quality education; Mobilizes resources to implement educational and developmental projects around the world.

X4change AIESEC Recife to SDG 4- Quality Education Recife, Brazil

Initiative:
X4change AIESEC Recife to SDG 4- Quality Education

Organization/ Partners:
AISEC in Brazil, Instituto Agir, AIESEC in Recife Projeto Criança Urgente - PROCRIU

Location:
Recife, Brazil

Contact:
Priscilla Bello Santana

Contact's email:
priscilla.bello@aiesec.net

Summary:
Program that brings international exchange participants to Brazil from other countries to teach English or Spanish to enlarge the worldview of children and adolescents and build capacity for them to have better chances for their future.

Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC) Samoa

Initiative:
Virtual University for Small States of the Commonwealth (VUSSC)

Organization/ Partners:
53 countries included in VUSSC

Location:
Samoa

Contact:
Letuimanu 'asina

Contact's email:
e.krusevaai@nus.edu.ws

Summary:
Network of small countries committed to the collaborative development of free content resources for use in an educational context; focus on the collaborative development of post- secondary skill- related courses in areas such as tourism, entrepreneurship, communication technologies, etc.

UNIVERZA NA PRIMORSKEM UNIVERSITÀ DEL LITORALE Koper, Slovenia

Initiative:
UNIVERZA NA PRIMORSKEM UNIVERSITÀ DEL LITORALE

Organization/ Partners:
UNIVERZA NA PRIMORSKEM UNIVERSITÀ DEL LITORALE

Location:
Koper, Slovenia

Contact:
Dragan Maru

Contact's email:
info@upr.si

Summary:
Current projects already underway; University will seek to develop responsible leaders, professionals, and citizens by supporting study programs oriented to sustainable development, offering summer schools and other training programs for developing awareness about global ecological, economical, and social issues.

University of the Highlands and Islands Inverness, United Kingdom

Initiative:
University of the Highlands and Islands

Organization/ Partners:
University of the Highlands and Islands

Location:
Inverness, United Kingdom

Contact:
James Fraser

Contact's email:
james.fraser@uhi.ac.uk

Summary:
University is engaged in Sustainability plan including learning, teaching, and research.

Université de Bretagne-Sud Lorient, France

Initiative:
Université de Bretagne-Sud

Organization/ Partners:
Université de Bretagne-Sud

Location:
Lorient, France

Contact:
Jean Peeters

Contact's email:
president@univ-ubs.fr

Summary:
Continuing activities already underway

Universidad de Salamanca Salamanca, Spain

Initiative:
Universidad de Salamanca

Organization/ Partners:
Universidad de Salamanca

Location:
Salamanca, Spain

Contact:
María de los Angeles Serrano García

Contact's email:
vic.investigacion@usal.es

Summary:
Current projects already underway

Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Initiative:
Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí

Organization/ Partners:
Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí

Location:
San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Contact:
Manuel Fermín Villar Rubio

Contact's email:
villarm@uaslp.mx

Summary:
Continuing efforts already underway; a number of continuous education courses, diplomas, and formal programs that incorporate ESD perspective, Masters' and PhD thesis papers published; a number of faculty involved in collaboration.

UCT Graduate School of Business Rondebosch Cape Town, South Africa

Initiative:
UCT Graduate School of Business

Organization/ Partners:
UCT Graduate School of Business

Location:
Rondebosch Cape Town, South Africa

Contact:
Walter Beats

Contact's email:
walter.baets@gsb.uct.ac.za

Summary:
Commitment to build a business school that is relevant in society, by concentrating education and research on values- based leadership, social innovation, entrepreneurship, and the use of business for good; Accomplished through a paradigm shift toward a systemic understanding of business management.

The Next Economy: How African Youth Make it Work Somalia

Initiative:
The Next Economy: How African Youth Make it Work

Organization/ Partners:
SOS Children's Villages, the 1% Club, Enviu, Afrilabs

Location:
Somalia

Contact:
Willem Nederstigt

Contact's email:
willemnederstigt@soskinderdorpen.nl

Summary:
Provides disadvantaged African youth with skill development opportunities to help them find employment or start their own business through education and coaching.

The Next Economy: How African Youth Make it Work Somalia

Initiative:
The Next Economy: How African Youth Make it Work

Organization/ Partners:
SOS Children's Villages, the 1% Club, Enviu, Afrilabs

Location:
Somalia

Contact:
Willem Nederstigt

Contact's email:
willemnederstigt@soskinderdorpen.nl

Summary:
Provides disadvantaged African youth with skill development opportunities to help them find employment or start their own business through education and coaching.

The Next Economy: How African Youth Make it Work Nigeria

Initiative:
The Next Economy: How African Youth Make it Work

Organization/ Partners:
SOS Children's Villages, the 1% Club, Enviu, Afrilabs

Location:
Nigeria

Contact:
Willem Nederstigt

Contact's email:
willemnederstigt@soskinderdorpen.nl

Summary:
Provides disadvantaged African youth with skill development opportunities to help them find employment or start their own business through education and coaching.

The Next Economy: How African Youth Make it Work Nigeria

Initiative:
The Next Economy: How African Youth Make it Work

Organization/ Partners:
SOS Children's Villages, the 1% Club, Enviu, Afrilabs

Location:
Nigeria

Contact:
Willem Nederstigt

Contact's email:
willemnederstigt@soskinderdorpen.nl

Summary:
Provides disadvantaged African youth with skill development opportunities to help them find employment or start their own business through education and coaching.

The Next Economy: How African Youth Make it Work Nigeria

Initiative:
The Next Economy: How African Youth Make it Work

Organization/ Partners:
SOS Children's Villages, the 1% Club, Enviu, Afrilabs

Location:
Nigeria

Contact:
Willem Nederstigt

Contact's email:
willemnederstigt@soskinderdorpen.nl

Summary:
Provides disadvantaged African youth with skill development opportunities to help them find employment or start their own business through education and coaching.

The Next Economy: How African Youth Make it Work Nigeria

Initiative:
The Next Economy: How African Youth Make it Work

Organization/ Partners:
SOS Children's Villages, the 1% Club, Enviu, Afrilabs

Location:
Nigeria

Contact:
Willem Nederstigt

Contact's email:
willemnederstigt@soskinderdorpen.nl

Summary:
Provides disadvantaged African youth with skill development opportunities to help them find employment or start their own business through education and coaching.

The Next Economy: How African Youth Make it Work Nigeria

Initiative:
The Next Economy: How African Youth Make it Work

Organization/ Partners:
SOS Children's Villages, the 1% Club, Enviu, Afrilabs

Location:
Nigeria

Contact:
Willem Nederstigt

Contact's email:
willemnederstigt@soskinderdorpen.nl

Summary:
Provides disadvantaged African youth with skill development opportunities to help them find employment or start their own business through education and coaching.

The ILead Program Kenya

Initiative:
The ILead Program

Organization/ Partners:
Literature Africa Foundation, Kenya Hope for Future, Kenya

Location:
Kenya

Contact:
Wairimu Mwangi

Contact's email:
wairimumorine@gmail.com

Summary:
Promotes a reading culture among children living in rural areas and urban informal settlements by sensitizing them on the importance of education in relation to poverty alleviation; For children 6-15 supplementing academic learning and offers mentorship on life skills, education, talent, and leadership.

Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University Ternopil, Ukraine

Initiative:
Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University

Organization/ Partners:
Ternopil Ivan Puluj National Technical University

Location:
Ternopil, Ukraine

Contact:
Petro Yasniy

Contact's email:
yasniy@tu.edu.te.ua

Summary:
Development and implementation of international distance learning system.

Teri University-TU New Delhi, India

Initiative:
Teri University-TU

Organization/ Partners:
Teri University-TU

Location:
New Delhi, India

Contact:
Leena Srivastava

Contact's email:
leena@teri.res.in

Summary:
University promotes research and training activities to build capacity both within and outside; Educational programs monitored through publications and training programs conducted for capacity building. Program objectives, course, structure, content, etc are discussed with stakeholders before launch of program.

Télécom Bretagne Brest, France

Initiative:
Télécom Bretagne

Organization/ Partners:
Télécom Bretagne

Location:
Brest, France

Contact:
Friedel Paul

Contact's email:
directeur@telecom-bretagne.eu

Summary:
Initiative to train their engineering students in the economic, environmental, and social issues of sustainable development and to develop specific courses on this theme; integrating SD into their research programs.

State University of Management Moscow, Russia

Initiative:
State University of Management

Organization/ Partners:
State University of Management

Location:
Moscow, Russia

Contact:
Victor Kozbanenko

Contact's email:
va_kozbanenko@guu.ru

Summary:
Initiative to encourage research on sustainable development; current projects already underway.

Southern University, Bangladesh Chittagong, Bangladesh

Initiative:
Southern University, Bangladesh

Organization/ Partners:
Southern University, Bangladesh

Location:
Chittagong, Bangladesh

Contact:
Sarwar Jahan

Contact's email:
southern.edu@gmail.com

Summary:
International Conference on higher educational opportunity and strategies for education continuity and sustainability.

Solutions for Youth Employment United States

Initiative:
Solutions for Youth Employment

Organization/ Partners:
Accenture, Microsoft, International Youth Foundation, RAND Corporation, MasterCard Foundation, etc.

Location:
United States

Contact:
Matt Hobson

Contact's email:
mhobson@worldbank.org

Summary:
Coalition among public sector, private sector, and civil society actors that aims to provide leadership and resources for catalytic action to increase the number of young people engaged in productive work; Identifying effective solutions, accelerating impact through cross- sector collaboration and innovation.

SMK University of Applied Social Sciences Lithuania

Initiative:
SMK University of Applied Social Sciences

Organization/ Partners:
SMK University of Applied Social Sciences

Location:
Lithuania

Contact:
Abudl Hamid

Contact's email:
inter@smk.lt

Summary:
Taking and planning actions in future seeking to implement the Principles for Responsible Management Education; In all activities is seeking to ensure qualitative and responsible development of a new generation of business leaders capable of managing the complex challenges faced by business and society in the 21st century. Corporate responsibility and sustainability applied in activity in the curricula, research, teaching methodologies, and institutional strategies.

Shilpa Sayura: Local Language E- Learning Sri Lanka

Initiative:
Shilpa Sayura: Local Language E- Learning

Organization/ Partners:
Shilpa Sayura Foundation, ICTA Sri Lanka, Nenasala Telecentres, Youth Empowerment Society

Location:
Sri Lanka

Contact:
Niranjan Meegammana

Contact's email:
niranjan.meegammana@gmail.com

Summary:
Develops and provides an e learning system with digital content for learning national curriculum at rural Telecentres in Sri Lanka to help youth and children whose education is hampered by lack of teachers, books and education resources, and poverty; Works to help reduce early school drop- outs, improves exam results, and employment opportunities for youth.

Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli Caserta, Italy

Initiative:
Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli

Organization/ Partners:
Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli

Location:
Caserta, Italy

Contact:
Guiseppe Paolisso

Contact's email:
rettorato@unina2.it

Summary:
Current projects already underway

Safeguarding the Nigerian Child Lagos, Nigeria

Initiative:
Safeguarding the Nigerian Child

Organization/ Partners:
Every Woman Every Child, National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools

Location:
Lagos, Nigeria

Contact:
Opeyemi Ebulu Eyuruntari

Contact's email:
info@saffronsdgf.org

Summary:
Aims to develop potential for better outcomes for children in areas of protection, safety, health, education, and welfare; goals to achieve child education protection to guarantee education of every child, improve public learning facilities in selected schools in rural areas, equip women with necessary tools in business to address child labor.

Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University Yerevan, Armenia

Initiative:
Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University

Organization/ Partners:
Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University

Location:
Yerevan, Armenia

Contact:
Armen Darbinyan

Contact's email:
international@rau.am

Summary:
Current projects already underway; Initiative to launch a graduate program in SD and Tourism in rural areas.

Russian State University of Trade and Economics Moscow, Russia

Initiative:
Russian State University of Trade and Economics

Organization/ Partners:
Russian State University of Trade and Economics

Location:
Moscow, Russia

Contact:
Sergey Baburin

Contact's email:
rektorat@rsute.ru

Summary:
Designing and implementation of educational resources on sustainable development as global process in course of students' studies at University- Conceptual design of global stability in scientific researches.

Rebuilding Education in Haiti Haiti

Initiative:
Rebuilding Education in Haiti

Organization/ Partners:
Chilean International Cooperation Agency, Government of Haiti, Komatsu Cummins, etc.

Location:
Haiti

Contact:
Rogelio Rubiño

Contact's email:
rrubino@agci.cl

Summary:
Partnership to help the reconstruction of the primary school "Republic of Chile" where 584 girls study that was severely damaged in the earthquake in 2010, as well as technical assistance for improvement of the educational model for the school.

ReadABookNigeria Initiative Nigeria

Initiative:
ReadABookNigeria Initiative

Organization/ Partners:
Influence World House, Books for Africa, TheBookDiscuss, ThinkSUSTAINABILITY!, etc.

Location:
Nigeria

Contact:
Patricia Uma

Contact's email:
punnonline@gmail.com

Summary:
Initiative dedicated to achieveing the future of Nigeria desired through focused and concrete educational actions at the local and international levels; Ensuring all youth achieve literacy and acquire skills needed to promote sustainable development and lifestyles.

Qualified Teachers: Training Teachers Nigeria

Initiative:
Qualified Teachers: Training Teachers

Organization/ Partners:
Foundation for CSR & Children's Rights; Train 2 Gain Nigeria

Location:
Nigeria

Contact:
Toyin Olakanpo

Contact's email:
tolakanpo@tadaia.org

Summary:
Organization training teachers on Early Childhood Education literacy skills and phonics; commitment to train 2,000 teachers per year by 2030

Promoting Equality Through Awareness in Schools Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria

Initiative:
Promoting Equality Through Awareness in Schools

Organization/ Partners:
Nigerian Society of Engineers, Federal Government of Nigeria

Location:
Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria

Contact:
May Sule

Contact's email:
maysule@yahoo.com

Summary:
Organization acting as a catalyst for the advancement of women in the engineering profession towards national and global technological development; continually increase awareness that science, technology, engineering, and mathematics STEM, is also a career for girls and encourage women to achieve excellence; Programs and career talks to generate interest in STEM.

Partnerships for Future Young Leadership: Building Bridges without Gaps! Linden, Guyana

Initiative:
Partnerships for Future Young Leadership: Building Bridges without Gaps!

Organization/ Partners:
Unesco Center for Global Education, private, local businesses

Location:
Linden, Guyana

Contact:
Antonio N. Sabas

Contact's email:
info.freedomofchoiceusa@gmail.com

Summary:
Program established for youth leadership and to foster global networks of young leaders together to create mututal support through cultural and intellectual exchange, as well as quality education.

Pacific Regional Council for Early Childhood Care and Education Fiji

Initiative:
Pacific Regional Council for Early Childhood Care and Education

Organization/ Partners:
FEdM, PIFS, Pacific Island Countries and their Directors of ECCE, World Bank, etc.

Location:
Fiji

Contact:
Niki Abrishamian

Contact's email:
nabrishamian@unicef.org

Summary:
Initiative whose vision is that children across the Pacific reach their full potential through region- wide investment in high quality and sustainable early childhood care and education programs and initiatives.

ONE ELEUTHERA- Center for Training and Innovation Rock Sound, Eleuthera, Bahamas

Initiative:
ONE ELEUTHERA- Center for Training and Innovation

Organization/ Partners:
One Eleuthera Foundation

Location:
Rock Sound, Eleuthera, Bahamas

Contact:
Shaun Ingraham

Contact's email:
shaun@oneeleuthera.org

Summary:
Provides opportunities to students through vocational courses in many fields, training hotel, organic fruit and vegetable farm; works to ensure quality, free education and training for all and eliminate gender inequality.

Okayama University Okayama City, Japan

Initiative:
Okayama University

Organization/ Partners:
Okayama University

Location:
Okayama City, Japan

Contact:
Kiyoshi Morita

Contact's email:
uesco@cc.okayama-u.ac.jp

Summary:
One of the world's first seven Regional Centres of Expertise on ESD; The University emphasizes professional advice related to ESD and international collaboration from the standpoint of higher education institutions; UNESCO chair at the University established to promote projects related to ESD.

Notre Dame University – Louaize Zouk Mikael, Lebanon

Initiative:
Notre Dame University – Louaize

Organization/ Partners:
Notre Dame University – Louaize

Location:
Zouk Mikael, Lebanon

Contact:
Walid Moussa

Contact's email:
president@ndu.edu.lb

Summary:
University has implemented revised curricula to support development of ESD in higher education sector of Egypt, Jordan, and Lebanon; Build capacity among university staff to embed ESD in curricula and pedagogy; assist the coordination and dissemination of ESD policy, research, curriculum reform, and practice relating to ESD in the partner institutions.

Nagoya University Nagoya, Japan

Initiative:
Nagoya University

Organization/ Partners:
Nagoya University

Location:
Nagoya, Japan

Contact:
Seiichi Matsuo

Contact's email:
intl@post.jimu.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Summary:
Current projects already underway; mission is to contribute to well being and happiness of humankind through research and education in all aspects of human beings, society, and nature.

Minimizing School Drop Out in Ayawaso Ayawaso, Accra, Ghana

Initiative:
Minimizing School Drop Out in Ayawaso

Organization/ Partners:
Accra Metro Assembly, Ayawaso Council of Zongo Chiefs, etc

Location:
Ayawaso, Accra, Ghana

Contact:
Abdul Samad Said

Contact's email:
abdulsamadsaid@gmail.com

Summary:
Partnership aimed at looking for causes to the alarming drop out rates in Ayawaso, creating awareness and advocacy for complete affordable access to equitable and quality education at every level, leading to relevant and effective learning outcomes for better job opportunities.

Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg Halle (Saale), Germany

Initiative:
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Organization/ Partners:
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg

Location:
Halle (Saale), Germany

Contact:
Udo Straeter

Contact's email:
udo.straeter@pietismus.uni-halle.de

Summary:
Current projects already underway

ISMANS Le Mans, France

Initiative:
ISMANS

Organization/ Partners:
ISMANS

Location:
Le Mans, France

Contact:
André Quinquis

Contact's email:
ismans@ismans.fr

Summary:
Current projects already underway

International Management Institute of St. Petersburg St. Petersburg, Russia

Initiative:
International Management Institute of St. Petersburg

Organization/ Partners:
International Management Institute of St. Petersburg

Location:
St. Petersburg, Russia

Contact:
Mikhail FyodorovSergey Mordovin

Contact's email:
mordovin@imisp.ru

Summary:
Continued efforts already underway.

Instituto de Estudios para la Sustentabilidad Corporativa Buenos Aires, Argentina

Initiative:
Instituto de Estudios para la Sustentabilidad Corporativa

Organization/ Partners:
Instituto de Estudios para la Sustentabilidad Corporativa

Location:
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Contact:
Miguel Angel Gardetti

Contact's email:
mag@sustentabilidad.org.ar

Summary:
Institution that is part of an independent foundation that investigates and creates knowledge on the field of corporate sustainability and that works with different Universities promoting the inclusion of the sutainable development principles; continuing projects already underway

Improving transitions from school to work through engaging youth in policy dialogue France

Initiative:
Improving transitions from school to work through engaging youth in policy dialogue

Organization/ Partners:
UNESCO, School of Education, University of West Indies, CANTA, etc.

Location:
France

Contact:
Keith Holmes

Contact's email:
k.holmes@unesco.org

Summary:
Partnership to strengthen engagement with youth in policy dialogue and formulation processes, in order to shape future skills, improve school- to- work transitions, and meeting their aspirations.

IEDC-Bled School of Management Bled, Slovenia

Initiative:
IEDC-Bled School of Management

Organization/ Partners:
IEDC-Bled School of Management

Location:
Bled, Slovenia

Contact:
Danica Purg

Contact's email:
info@iedc.si

Summary:
Commitment to developing leaders for a better world and places importance on ethical and socially responsible leadership which can be promoted through learning from art, science, sport, and other professions; Plans for future continued research, case writing, and teaching in partnership with Coca- Cola Company and identifying new opportunities for mutual benefit and collaboration.

Högskolan Väst Trollhättan, Sweden

Initiative:
Högskolan Väst

Organization/ Partners:
Högskolan Väst

Location:
Trollhättan, Sweden

Contact:
Kerstin Norén

Contact's email:
kerstin.noren@hv.se

Summary:
Continued efforts already underway.

GUNi (Global University Network for Innovation) Barcelona, Spain

Initiative:
GUNi (Global University Network for Innovation)

Organization/ Partners:
Catalan Associaton of Public Universities, ENESCO Chairs Programme, etc.

Location:
Barcelona, Spain

Contact:
Francesc Xavier Grau I Vidal

Contact's email:
director@guninetwork.org

Summary:
Mission to strengthen the role of higher education in society contributing to the renewal of visions and policies of higher education across the world under a vision of public service, relevance, and social responsibility.

Groupe Sup de Co Montpellier Business School Montpellier, France

Initiative:
Groupe Sup de Co Montpellier Business School

Organization/ Partners:
Groupe Sup de Co Montpellier Business School

Location:
Montpellier, France

Contact:
Didier Jourdan

Contact's email:
c.cazi@supco-montpellier.fr

Summary:
School is aimed at implementing new concepts in teaching, research, and in their own activity; Focus on diversity and access to higher education for everyone.

Groupe ESC Toulouse (Toulouse Business School) Toulouse, France

Initiative:
Groupe ESC Toulouse (Toulouse Business School)

Organization/ Partners:
Groupe ESC Toulouse (Toulouse Business School)

Location:
Toulouse, France

Contact:
Hervé Passeron

Contact's email:
c.delpuech@esc-toulouse.fr

Summary:
Initiative integrating Corporate Social Responsibility in its own strategy and in education, teaching, and research.

Górnośląska Wyższa Szkoła Handlowa im. W. Korfantego, Katowice School of Economics Katowice, Poland

Initiative:
Górnośląska Wyższa Szkoła Handlowa im. W. Korfantego, Katowice School of Economics

Organization/ Partners:
Górnośląska Wyższa Szkoła Handlowa im. W. Korfantego, Katowice School of Economics

Location:
Katowice, Poland

Contact:
Krzysztof Szaflarski

Contact's email:
rektor@gwsh.pl

Summary:
Current projects already underway; Initiative to teach sustainable development concepts to at least 200 students every year, develop research on SD issues, especially development theory of sustainable everyday life, sustainable hotel, and sustainable tourism.

Gordon Institute of Business Science Johannesburg, South Africa

Initiative:
Gordon Institute of Business Science

Organization/ Partners:
Gordon Institute of Business Science

Location:
Johannesburg, South Africa

Contact:
Nick Binedell

Contact's email:
thwaitsc@gibs.co.za

Summary:
Commitment to ensuring the continued incorporation of sutainability content and teaching into all academic programs including the MBA, DBA, PDBA, and certificate programs.

Global Education First Initiative Global

Initiative:
Global Education First Initiative

Organization/ Partners:
Brookings Institution, Dubai Cares, Educate a Child, Education International, Global Campaign for Education, etc.

Location:
Global

Contact:
None

Contact's email:

Summary:
Initiative aimed at giving a big push to the global movement for education through improving the quality of learning, fostering global citizenship, and putting every child in school.

Fundação Getúlio Vargas Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Initiative:
Fundação Getúlio Vargas

Organization/ Partners:
Fundação Getúlio Vargas

Location:
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Contact:
Antonio Freitas

Contact's email:
antonio.freitas@fgv.br

Summary:
Contribute to the implementation in undergraduate courses of sustainable development in equity, social justice, ecological balance, and economic efficiency, through the study and dissemination of concepts and practices.

Fundação Dom Cabral Nova Lima, Brazil

Initiative:
Fundação Dom Cabral

Organization/ Partners:
Fundação Dom Cabral

Location:
Nova Lima, Brazil

Contact:
Wagner Furtado Veloso

Contact's email:
atendimento@fdc.org.br

Summary:
Current projects already underway; working groups and infrastructure groups.

Four Universities As Center of Excellence Indonesia

Initiative:
Four Universities As Center of Excellence

Organization/ Partners:
Indonesia, Islamic Development Bank

Location:
Indonesia

Contact:
Anton Rahmadi

Contact's email:
arahmadi@unmul.ac.id

Summary:
Efforts to improve quality of higher education towards excellence in four selected Universities with integration and collaboration of education and training, and research and innovation activities.

Financial Education for Girls Rwanda

Initiative:
Financial Education for Girls

Organization/ Partners:
Credit Suisse AG, Plan International, and Aflatoun

Location:
Rwanda

Contact:
Eva Halper

Contact's email:
eva.halper@credit-suisse.com

Summary:
Program that aims to reach approximately 100,000 girls and women with interventions to prepare them for the challenges in life; life skills materials that encourage girls to remain in school, as well as a financial education curriculum.

Financial Education for Girls India

Initiative:
Financial Education for Girls

Organization/ Partners:
Credit Suisse AG, Plan International, and Aflatoun

Location:
India

Contact:
Eva Halper

Contact's email:
eva.halper@credit-suisse.com

Summary:
Program that aims to reach approximately 100,000 girls and women with interventions to prepare them for the challenges in life; life skills materials that encourage girls to remain in school, as well as a financial education curriculum.

Financial Education for Girls China

Initiative:
Financial Education for Girls

Organization/ Partners:
Credit Suisse AG, Plan International, and Aflatoun

Location:
China

Contact:
Eva Halper

Contact's email:
eva.halper@credit-suisse.com

Summary:
Program that aims to reach approximately 100,000 girls and women with interventions to prepare them for the challenges in life; life skills materials that encourage girls to remain in school, as well as a financial education curriculum.

Financial Education for Girls Brazil

Initiative:
Financial Education for Girls

Organization/ Partners:
Credit Suisse AG, Plan International, and Aflatoun

Location:
Brazil

Contact:
Eva Halper

Contact's email:
eva.halper@credit-suisse.com

Summary:
Program that aims to reach approximately 100,000 girls and women with interventions to prepare them for the challenges in life; life skills materials that encourage girls to remain in school, as well as a financial education curriculum.

Faculty of Global Studies, Lomonosov Moscow State University Moscow, Russia

Initiative:
Faculty of Global Studies, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Organization/ Partners:
Faculty of Global Studies, Lomonosov Moscow State University

Location:
Moscow, Russia

Contact:
Ilya Ilin

Contact's email:
dekanat@fgp.msu.ru

Summary:
Global sustainability concept in scientific studies and research of the faculty; annual discussions at forums and conferences devoted to the issues of sustainable future at the Faculty of Global Studies; Integration of Sustainable Development, through projects currently already underway.

Faculty Of Administration And Business, University of Bucharest Bucharest, Romania

Initiative:
Faculty Of Administration And Business, University of Bucharest

Organization/ Partners:
Faculty Of Administration And Business, University of Bucharest

Location:
Bucharest, Romania

Contact:
Razvan Papuc

Contact's email:
razvan-mihail.papuc@drept.unibuc.ro

Summary:
Organization of an annual workshop related to sustainable development within the scientific events of the Faculty of Administration and Business; The introduction of a new discipline, Corporate Social Responsibility, within the Master's program; Business Consulting.

Faculdade Antonio Meneghetti Restinga Sêca, Brazil

Initiative:
Faculdade Antonio Meneghetti

Organization/ Partners:
Faculdade Antonio Meneghetti

Location:
Restinga Sêca, Brazil

Contact:
Helena Biasotto

Contact's email:
imprensa@faculdadeam.edu.br

Summary:
Projects including Project Flute- takes music education to the youth of the region for free; perform research and develop special courses as inspiration for the MDGs.

Fachhochschule Düsseldorf - University of Applied Science Düsseldorf, Germany

Initiative:
Fachhochschule Düsseldorf - University of Applied Science

Organization/ Partners:
Fachhochschule Düsseldorf - University of Applied Science

Location:
Düsseldorf, Germany

Contact:
Brigitte Grass

Contact's email:
brigitte.grass@hs-duesseldorf.de

Summary:
Initiative to contribute to the implementation and realization of UNGC principals within the actions of enterprises and other institutions through research projects, collaboration in teaching, and advanced training; enable students to think cross- linked and appraise the consequences of their actions in economic, technical, social, cultural, political, and ecological dimensions.

ESSEC Business School Cergy- Pontoise Cedex, France

Initiative:
ESSEC Business School

Organization/ Partners:
ESSEC Business School

Location:
Cergy- Pontoise Cedex, France

Contact:
Jean- Michel Blanquer

Contact's email:
blanquer@essec.fr

Summary:
Current projects already underway; Student initiatives, sustainable campus and academic content.

Enhancing educational viability among secondary school students in rural communities Nigeria

Initiative:
Enhancing educational viability among secondary school students in rural communities

Organization/ Partners:
National Agency for Prohibition of traffic in Persons; Universal Basic Education Board

Location:
Nigeria

Contact:
Ehilegbu Chinanu Melody

Contact's email:
hygef16@gmail.com

Summary:
Project to combat hindrance of academic performance affecting the country such as low retention, unmotivated teachers, quality of education, insufficient student motivation etc. through books, seminars, motivational speakers, skill building workshops, etc mobilizing support from area organizations working together.

English Language Proficiency Program for Adult Students Kaduna, Nigeria

Initiative:
English Language Proficiency Program for Adult Students

Organization/ Partners:
African Society for Engineering Management

Location:
Kaduna, Nigeria

Contact:
Bashir Garba Ibrahim

Contact's email:
afrisem@outlook.com

Summary:
Program intended to help adult and dropout students that need to improve their English knowledge in order to have the ability of going back to school.

Education for Social Responsibility United Kingdom

Initiative:
Education for Social Responsibility

Organization/ Partners:
The Independent Association of Prep Schools member schools

Location:
United Kingdom

Contact:
Neil Jones

Contact's email:
na.jones@me.com

Summary:
Values- driven framework for school development in the taught curriculum, co- curricular activity, and resource management; As a result students will become more effective and compassionate individuals prepared for challenges of leadership and responsibility beyond their time at school.

Economic Growth, Gender Equality, & Sustainable Development Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Initiative:
Economic Growth, Gender Equality, & Sustainable Development

Organization/ Partners:
Global Development Partners, Inc

Location:
Wilmington, Delaware

Contact:
Faisal Naveed

Contact's email:
info@gdp-capital.com

Summary:
Provide coaching, seminars, consulting services, economic growth programs to small business owners and community leaders in developing countries to impact their communities.

 

Ecole Supérieure de Commerce et de Management Tours, France

Initiative:
Ecole Supérieure de Commerce et de Management

Organization/ Partners:
Ecole Supérieure de Commerce et de Management

Location:
Tours, France

Contact:
Pascal Rivet

Contact's email:
privet@escem.fr

Summary:
Develp research on the subject of sustainable development and social responsibility with the aim of value creation for social and economic development of organizations; incorporating this academic expertise in global responsibility into all our courses, fostering a human and social policy.

Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort Maisons-Alfort, France

Initiative:
Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort

Organization/ Partners:
Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort

Location:
Maisons-Alfort, France

Contact:
Marc Gogny

Contact's email:
mgogny@vet-alfort.fr

Summary:
Current projects already underway

Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Ingénieurs en informatique, automatique, mécanique énérgétique et électronique Valenciennes Cedex 9, France

Initiative:
Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Ingénieurs en informatique, automatique, mécanique énérgétique et électronique

Organization/ Partners:
Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Ingénieurs en informatique, automatique, mécanique énérgétique et électronique

Location:
Valenciennes Cedex 9, France

Contact:
Daniel Coutellier

Contact's email:
DANIEL.COUTELLIER@UNIV-VALENCIENNES.FR

Summary:
Continuing efforts already underway

Ebonyi State University Abakaliki, Nigeria

Initiative:
Ebonyi State University

Organization/ Partners:
Ebonyi State University

Location:
Abakaliki, Nigeria

Contact:
Francis Idike

Contact's email:
VC@ebsu-edu.net

Summary:
Initiatives to encourage research on SDGs, University Research grants if Sustainable Development is boosted; University will ensure that all course curriculum approve will reflect sustainable development objectives; Community outreach objectives to enhance teaching and research, meet needs of society, and generate new knowledge and enrich teaching and learning.

Early Childhood Development Online Community Bahía Blanca, Argentina

Initiative:
Early Childhood Development Online Community

Organization/ Partners:
Comunidad Virtual de Desarollo Infantil Temprano

Location:
Bahía Blanca, Argentina

Contact:
Javier Saenz Core

Contact's email:
jsaenzcore@gmail.com

Summary:
The Early Childhood Development Online Community holds more than 2,300 documents on early childhood development organized in 35 thematic folders available for anyone to read; enhanced with recurring offerings of courses, talks, and printed documents.

Dissertations for Good Nationwide, United Kingdom

Initiative:
Dissertations for Good

Organization/ Partners:
NUS

Location:
Nationwide, United Kingdom

Contact:
Kim Croasdale

Contact's email:
kim.croasdale@nus.org.uk

Summary:
Partners university students completing research projects or dissertations with organizations that need research done but lack capacity, resources, or expertise.

Commitment 2030 Fund San Francisco, California, United States

Initiative:
Commitment 2030 Fund

Organization/ Partners:
FeelGood

Location:
San Francisco, CA

Contact:
Rachel Hemmerstein

Contact's email:
rachel@feelgood.org

Summary:
Youth- led movement leveraging the power of social enterprise to mobilize resources, invite investment, and inspire support for Global Goals; has curriculum for students, uses hands- on training, online engagement, and peer- to- peer education.

 

Calcutta Society for Socio- Legal Research/ I-Quiz 2015 Kolkata, India

Initiative:
Calcutta Society for Socio- Legal Research/ I-Quiz 2015

Organization/ Partners:
MESCO, ILM Foundation, MS Education Academy

Location:
Kolkata, India

Contact:
Sheikh Khurshid Alam

Contact's email:
india.cslri@gmail.com

Summary:
Initiative designed to encourage young people to increase their engagement with, and seek careers in, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Business School Sao Paulo Sao Paulo, Brazil

Initiative:
Business School Sao Paulo

Organization/ Partners:
Business School Sao Paulo

Location:
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Contact:
Armando Dal Colletto

Contact's email:
armando.dalcolletto@bsp.edu.br

Summary:
Initiative to advance the curriculum development by adopting new courses to improve the understanding of hollistic views and the importance of sustainable approaches for the management; To develop projects that stimulate social entrepreneurship focused on preparing entrepreneur leaders to manage it; To stimulate faculty and students' adoption of sustainable approaches in their courses and final projects.

Business School Lausanne Chavannes, Switzerland

Initiative:
Business School Lausanne

Organization/ Partners:
Business School Lausanne

Location:
Chavannes, Switzerland

Contact:
Philippe Du Pasquier

Contact's email:
philippe.dupasquier@bsl-lausanne.ch

Summary:
School's commitment to educating globally responsible leaders and to contribute with relevant research to a sustainable economy and society; pledged to integrate sustainability across all undergraduate programs and courses by 2014.

Bunkyo University Tokyo, Japan

Initiative:
Bunkyo University

Organization/ Partners:
Bunkyo University

Location:
Tokyo, Japan

Contact:
Masaya Nojima

Contact's email:
iec@stf.bunkyo.ac.jp

Summary:
Current projects already underway

Bridge Initiative for Youth Employment Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Initiative:
Bridge Initiative for Youth Employment

Organization/ Partners:
Young African Leaders Initiative, Congo Leadership Initiative, United States Department of State, etc.

Location:
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Contact:
Jean- Marc Mercy

Contact's email:
jmercy2812@gmail.com

Summary:
Initiative empowering youth with the information and resources they need to pursue careers with purpose through volunteerism and social entrepreneurship; builds capacity of young people in Sub-Saharan African countries on soft, technical, and vocational skills that will better equip them for decent work.

Basic Education for Children and Youth WA, Ghana

Initiative:
Basic Education for Children and Youth

Organization/ Partners:
Kajimmy Child Care

Location:
WA, Ghana

Contact:
Kwabena Abotsi James

Contact's email:
jameskwabenaabotsi@gmail.com

Summary:
Provides education opportunities to less priviledged children in farming communities and villages that have limited access to education; build schools and equip them with teachers and directors.

Baikal International Business School Irkutsk, Russia

Initiative:
Baikal International Business School

Organization/ Partners:
Baikal International Business School

Location:
Irkutsk, Russia

Contact:
Nadezhda Grosheva

Contact's email:
grosheva@buk.irk.ru

Summary:
Initiatives where students take part in the local government's projects of sustainable development; School teaches some disciplines such as Knowledge Management, Sustainable Economies, etc.; Continued efforts already underway.

Atomi University, Faculty of Management Tokyo, Japan

Initiative:
Atomi University, Faculty of Management

Organization/ Partners:
Atomi University, Faculty of Management

Location:
Tokyo, Japan

Contact:
Nariyasu Yamasawa

Contact's email:
yamasawa@atomi.ac.jp

Summary:
Planning to draft the next long- term educational curriculum; Commitment to reviewing the current curriculum from the viewpoint of sustainability education and expanding dramatically educational programs on sustainable management in the new curriculum.

ALTIS-Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Milan, Italy

Initiative:
ALTIS-Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Organization/ Partners:
ALTIS-Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Location:
Milan, Italy

Contact:
Mario Molteni

Contact's email:
mario.molteni@unicatt.it

Summary:
MBA Global Business and Sustainability: degree in management for students from developing countries; MBA in social entrepreneurship: degree program offered in Kenya for African entrepreneurs; Microinsurance in India: research and implementation of insurance products; Executive training for business professionals involved in implementing the CSR policies.

Al Farabi Kazakh National University Almaty, Kazakhstan

Initiative:
Al Farabi Kazakh National University

Organization/ Partners:
Al Farabi Kazakh National University

Location:
Almaty, Kazakhstan

Contact:
Galimkair Mutanov

Contact's email:
rector@kaznu.kz

Summary:
University is working towards establishing a Master's in Development Practice Program jointly with the MDP program at the Earth Institute at Columbia University- To support a series of student- led research projects on SD at community, province, and national levels- to engage with and share results through international frameworks, such as the UN Academic Impact, etc.

African Leadership in ICT for Knowledge Society Advancement Nairobi, Kenya

Initiative:
African Leadership in ICT for Knowledge Society Advancement

Organization/ Partners:
African Development Bank, African Union Commission, ADEA, ECOWAS, GESCI, IGAD, ISESCO, etc.

Location:
Nairobi, Kenya

Contact:
Jerome Morrissey

Contact's email:
Jerome.morrissey@gesci.org

Summary:
Global E- Schools and Communitites Initiative provides leadership capacity building for the advancement of knowledge in society, as well as strategic advice to relevant ministries in developing countries on the effective use of Information and Communications Technology, education and science technology innovation for inclusive knowledge society development; Blended courses delivered online and in face- to- face sessions as supplement to engage in professional development on Africa's only public sector leadership network.

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