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Launch of the GUNi World Report 5 in different parts of the world


The 5th Book in the GUNi World report series was launched in various parts of the world in the year 2014. A brief update on the events which witnessed the book launch is as follows:

  • March 3-7, Delhi, Punjab, Bengal (India): Education dialogue on "Strengthening Community Engagement in Higher Education Institutions’ sponsored by the British Council.


  •  March 20, Ottawa (Canada): Meeting of the Canadian Bureau of International Education in cooperation with Canadian Commission for UNESCO.
  • March 19-21, Iquitos (Peru): “IAU 2014 International Conference: Blending Higher Education and Traditional Knowledge for Sustainable Development”. International Association of Universities (IAU) in collaboration with the Universidad Científica del Perú.  
  • March 24-25, Seoul (Korea): “1st International Forum on Global Social Responsibility. Universities in Actions: Emerging perspectives on Global Social Responsibility”. Seoul National University, Institute of Global Responsibility, GUNi, UNESCO Chair in community based research and social responsibility and UNESCO Bangkok.
  • March 25, Oxford (UK): “Conference of the Open Society Foundation”, Pembroke College at Oxford University.
  • April 3-4, Cape Town (South Africa): “The South African Higher Education Community Engagement Forum (SAHECEF)" University of Western Cape.
  • April 7, Kansas (USA): “Kansas State University’s Community Engagement Scholarship Symposium” in partnership with the Engagement Scholarship Consortium.
  • April 9-11, Copenhagen (Denmark): Living Knowledge Network Conference. Aalborg University.
  • April 22, Glasgow (UK). “Official launch of the GUNi Report in UK”, University of Glasgow.
  • April 24-26, La Valletta (Malta): “6th International Conference of the Popular Education Network”, University of Malta.
  • April 29-May 1, Miami (USA): “Going Global 2014 Conference for leaders in international education”, Miami Beach Convention Center.
  • May 13, Toowoomba (Australia): “Launch of the GUNi Report”, University of Southern Queensland (USQ).
  • May 17-18, Victoria (Canada): “Collective Analysis Workshop for Mainstreaming CBS Project”, University of Victoria.
  • May 19-22, Victoria (Canada): “Conference on Beyond Engagement”, University of Victoria.
  • June 16, Edinburg (Scotland): “Symposium on University-Community Partnerships, Infant Mental Health, and Systems Change”, World Association for Infant Mental Health (WAIMH).
  • June 26-28, Lisbon (Portugal): “Conference in Local Change, Social Actions and Adult Learning: Challenges and Responses”, Institute of Education, University of Lisbon.
  • July 10-12, Coimbra (Portugal): “International Colloquium Epistemologies of the South”, Alice Strange Mirrors, Coimbra University.
  •  July 18, Guadalajara (México): “Launch of the GUNi Report”, Universidad de Guadalajara.
  • August 18-22, Buenos Aires (Argentina): “XVII Seminario Internacional de aprendizaje y servicio solidario”, CLAYSS.
  • August 20, Toluca (Mexico): “Launch of the GUNi Report”, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México
  • August 26, Cape Town (South Africa): “Open Seminar on Community University Engagement”, University of Cape Town.
  • August 28, Stellenbosch (South Africa): “Launch of the GUNi Report”, Stellenbosch University
  • September 15-20, Bujumbura (Burundi): “6th. International Conference and workshops in Higher Education in Africa: Africa Regional Higher Education Quality Assurance Conference and Workshop”, GUNi-Africa, UNESCO, AfriQAN, AAU.
  • September 17, Guwahati, Assam (India) : Education dialogue on ‘Strengthening Community Engagement in Higher Education Institutions, at Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, sponsored by the British Council.
  • September 18, Bogotá (Colombia): “Launch of the GUNi Report”. Universidad Distral de Bogotá.

Detailed reports of the above listed events is available at: https://www.guninetwork.org/guni.hednews/guni.highlights

Forthcoming launches

  • October 5-7, Edmonton (Canada), Engagement Scholarship Consortium annual conference.
  • October 14, Barcelona (Spain): “Launch of the GUNi Report”, Global University Network for Innovation (GUNi).
  • October 26-29, Florianopolis (Brazil): “Seminário de Pesquisa em Educação da Região Sul/Reunião Científica Regional da Anped (X ANPED SUL)”, Grupo de Estudios sobre Politica Educaçonal e Trabalho (GEPETO).
  • October 27-29, Criciuma (Brazil): “Congresso Iberoamericano de Humanidades, Ciencias, Educaçao: Perspectivas Contemporáneas” UNESC (Universidade Extremos Sul Catarinense)
  • October 27-29, Kampala (Uganda): “East African Strategic Planning meeting”, Makerere University.
  • October 28-30, Sorocaba (Brazil): “Seminário Internacional Formaçao e conhecimento”, Universidade de Sorocaba (UNISO)
  • November 21, Torino (Italy): “Launch of the GUNi Report”
  • Early December, Hongkong: “Launch of the GUNi Report”
  • Early December, Dublin (Ireland): “Launch of the GUNi Report”
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