Status of initiative: N/a
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.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Addis Ababa University
Develop a Sustainability Strategy for Addis Ababa University
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 4
Resources devoted to implementation
Staff / Technical expertise
Expertise of students and staff committed to sustainability
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date of completion: ongoing
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Jeilu Oumer,

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