The scale and urgency of today’s global challenges have never been greater. From the escalating climate crisis to widening social divides, Commonwealth countries are among those most acutely affected.
Through vital research and inspirational teaching, universities are already helping to build a world that is happier, healthier and more sustainable for all. But their impact is even greater when they work together.
By bringing universities and individuals together from across the world, many of whom have expertise and first-hand experience in tackling these issues, the ACU offers a powerful mechanism for collaborative projects, shared knowledge, and joint action. At the same time, we campaign at the highest levels for greater recognition of higher education’s critical contribution to sustainable development – in particular its integral role in meeting all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Find out what happened when academics, policymakers and government officials from across the globe came together to share best practice and develop ways to work in partnership to address the SDGs.Read this article
Ahmednur Ali reflects on his experience at the first Commonwealth Futures workshop, where the diversity of voices broadened his horizons and influenced his approach to policy design.Read this article