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


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

Basic information
Time-frame: 2012 - 2015
Universidad de Extremadura
Contact information
Segundo PĂ­riz, Rector, rector@unex.es
United Nations