With 2030 less than a decade away, it is paramount to think critically and act urgently if we are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Higher education institutions are uniquely positioned to contribute to the social, economic and environmental transformations that are required to tackle the world’s most pressing issues.
This report thoroughly discusses the role of higher education institutions in contributing to the 2030 Agenda, through a focus on three interrelated themes:
The report directs attention to the systemic barriers that have inhibited transformations in these three areas so far, and provides advice and examples on how to achieve this. The report calls on higher education leaders and actors to push for transformations within their institutions, using the report’s recommendations to critically reflect and act on their role for achieving the 2030 Agenda.