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Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability (GUPES) Launch
5 Jun 2012 - 6 Jun 2012
9:02 AM - 5:02 PM

Tongji University, Shanghai, China

The Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability (GUPES) is a flagship project of UNEP?s Environmental Education and Training Unit (EETU). GUPES aims to promote the integration of environmental and sustainability concerns in higher education through teaching, research, community engagement and infrastructure as well as enhance student engagement and participation.

GUPES aims to contribute to the successes of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD, Rio+20) by engaging universities, faculty and student community, to enhance their actions in sustainability through education, training and community engagement. In partnership with Rio+20 Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI), GUPES will provide the tools, support, resources and information required to make these commitment a reality.

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