• Submitted by: Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI)
  • Topic: Education
  • Keywords: education
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Date of completion: 2013
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  • This voluntary initiative came from Higher Education Sustainability Initiative
Jeilu Oumer Acadamic Vice President
Addis Ababa University


Addis Ababa University

Description/achievement of initiative

- Strengthening the various environmental programs and research units within university to work on sustainability amongst others.

- Develop a Sustainability Strategy for Addis Ababa University for the years starting 2013 until 2017

- Strengthen inter-university partnerships through and under the aegis of Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability (GUPES) of UNEP

- Provide leadership on sustainability issues to other universities in Ethiopia through experience exchange and capacity building programs

- Build capacity on sustainability issues amongst various stakeholder groups in Ethiopia

Implementation methodologies

Continued commitment to projects already underway.

Deliverable Date
Develop a Sustainability Strategy for Addis Ababa University 2013
Type Details
Staff / Technical expertise Expertise of students and staff committed to sustainability
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