Wed, Oct 27 | * Link to full video in details

Global Pandemic Impact on Sustainability and Higher Education - Perspectives from the UN, Asia & Europe. Virtual Event.

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Global Pandemic Impact on Sustainability and Higher Education - Perspectives from the UN, Asia & Europe. Virtual Event.

Time & Location

Oct 27, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
* Link to full video in details

About the Event

Summary 

The current global pandemic has impacted all aspects of human life including the way learning institutions and international organizations work and cooperate. In this virtual webinar event, our highly distinguished panelists shared their experience and perspective on this impact including the implications on sustainability.

This event was organized in cooperation with the International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS) and UN DESA. 

Event Video: https://youtu.be/F-Uh3O8nOz8

Panelists

Ms. Francesca Spatolisano

Assistant United Nations Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs

Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)

Assoc. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Nguyen Hong Quan

Director, Institute for Circular Economy Development (ICED), Vietnam National University - Ho Chi Minh city (VNU - HCM) iced.org.vn

Assoc. Prof. Niwat Srisawasdi

Deputy Dean for Research and Creative Educational Innovation, Faculty of Education, Khon Kaen University, Thailand. https://ednet.kku.ac.th/ 

Professor Peter Dobers

Södertörn University, Stockholm (Sweden) Professor in Business Studies/Sustainable Development and Co-Creation President of the International Sustainable Development Research Society www.isdrs.org

Professor Pauline Deutz

Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Hull, Yorkshire (United Kingdom)

Professor of Human Geography, Department of Geography, Geology and Environment

Past President of the ISDRS, PI Cresting: Circular Economy: Sustainability Implications & Guiding Progress

Moderator

Assoc. Prof. David R. Perkins

Faculty Department of Geography, Geology and Planning - Missouri State University 

Co-chair for the International Society of Biometerology's Commission on Climate, Tourism and Recreation

Format

> Opening remarks and welcome notes from the EU Association

> 12 minute presentations by each of the panelists beginning with ASG Francesca Spatolisano

> Panelists exchange perspectives 

> Modrated Q&A session

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