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Kenya Green Universities Network launched to promote sustainability practices in higher education institutions

5 February 2016

With 70 public and private universities in Kenya, there is great potential to promote sustainability both through education and practice. 'Many Kenyan universities have already recognized sustainability demands and have responded in ways that are worth sharing. They are investing in greener campuses, greener curricula, and ways of engaging staff, students and community,' said Achim Steiner, UNEP Executive Director...



With disaster risk increasing globally due to increasing vulnerability to natural hazards, it has become obvious that the SDGs will require a risk-sensitive approach to ensure their accelerated achievement and sustainability.

Disaster risk reduction is an integral part of sustainable development and therefore an important element for the achievement of the MDGs.