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Universidad de Extremadura
Description/achievement of initiative

The commitment of the University with the environment and sustainable development , linking an environmental action plan under criteria of sustainability and principles of solidarity, aiming at improving the environmental situation in the campuses of the University of Extremadura through a systematized methodology and participation of the university community in finding solutions to global environmental conflicts.

Implementation methodologies

In summary, the actions in recent years have focused on: Evaluation, control and prevention of environmental impacts, Rational use of energy resources and water, Management of toxic and hazardous waste, Recycling and reuse of materials, Reduction of waste generated, Minimization of emissions, Recovery of parks and leisure areas, Education and environmental awareness."

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Universidad de Extremadura
Updates to initiatives
Goal 4
2015
Environmental action plan
Staff / Technical expertise
Expertise of students and staff dedicated to sustainability

SMART
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
Updates
Basic information
Time-frame: 2012 - 2015
Partners
Universidad de Extremadura
Countries
Contact information
Segundo Píriz, Rector, rector@unex.es
United Nations