The 2021 Higher Education Sustainability (HESI) Special Event will be held during the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development 2021. It will be held on the theme: Driving collective action for the SDGs: The role of further education – Building a sustainable and resilient recovery.
Organized by the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative, the event aims to:
- provide a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by the Higher Education sector, as well as the lessons learned, to support a sustainable and resilient recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that promotes the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development;
- highlight key stakeholder initiatives that drive innovative efforts in support of the recovery and achievement of the SDGs, through education, teaching and learning, decarbonization of campuses, and other crucial endeavors; and
- convene an evolving and action-oriented conversation on how to bring about the collective systemic change needed to realize the decade of action and achieve the Agenda 2030.
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date: 7 July 2021
time: 09:00AM EDT