The Charles University Environment Centre reminded this year 25 years since its founding. On this occasion, on November 21, 2017, a conference "Universities and Sustainable Development was held at the Patriotic Hall of the historical building of Charles University. Conference focused on the current problems of the contemporary world and the involvement of universities in their efforts to correct them.
We bring you a video of the conference lectures and a presentations of some speakers.
In commemoration of its 25th anniversary and with a view to welcoming new opportunities for the Charles University Environment Centre (CUEC), the Universities and Sustainable Development Conference will take place on 21st November, 2017, at Charles University’s historic site. This conference aims to explore emerging areas of sustainability education, science (especially at its policy interface) and university outreach which requires interdisciplinary cooperation in innovative education for sustainable development programs in higher education, evidence-based policy, and University cooperation with regional NGOs and businesses.
As a result of the project Sharing Experience: Co-production and Use of a Czech-Norwegian Resource for competence based education to support rural communities, financed from the Czech-Norwegian Research Programme (CZ09) published Charles University Environment Centre publication Sustainable rural entrepreneurship – inspiration.
New INHERIT Baseline Report investigates links between behaviour, health, environmental and social resilience. The report looks at what can be done to encourage lifestyles, which protect the environment and promote health equity by focusing on the way we live, move, and consume. It is based on a review of scientific literature and framed by the INHERIT model which is presented in the report.
On 27th April 2017, the Regional Center of Expertise Czechia was officially launched and successfully accredited by the United Nations University (UNU). In the Czech Republic, RCE Czechia is the first association of this type, joining the network of Regional Centers of Expertise across the world which today comprises more than 150 such RCE associations.
You can find more information about RCE Czechia on its web pages.
organised by Charles University & University of Economics Prague
3-4 November 2016
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