Status of initiative: N/a
Description/achievement of initiative

The Eco-campus symposium 3 aims at identifying which contributions higher education can provide to the agenda of COP21, starting from the renewed commitments to HESI. Other initiatives the University has been engaged into are the following: Projet de chaire Unesco "Biodiversité et chaîne de valeur"Colloque Eco Campus IIIPlan d'action Energie de l'université Paris Ouest Nanterre la DéfensePlan d'actions pour la prévention et la gestion des déchetsPlateforme de l'engagement solidaire

Implementation methodologies

For these commitments to turn into effective solutions, the 2015 Eco-campus symposium, gathering in Paris on 15th and 16th October, has proposed three phases of exchanges and work: 1 –the engagement of higher education institutions with the international community 2 -the call from the HESIs to government and civil society for promoting the creation of innovative, favourable frameworks and core points to act together. 3 - the stakeholder forum : the actions from the HESI Declaration will be compared to the expertise of the Higher Education Institutions and of its stakeholders: collective groups, companies, NGOs and territorial networks.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Université Paris Ouest Nanterre la Défense, Nanterre
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 7
Goal 12
Goal 13
13.3 - Improve education, awareness-raising and human and institutional capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction and early warning
Goal 15
Resources devoted to implementation
Staff / Technical expertise
Université Paris Ouest Nanterre la Défense
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
This initiative fulfils the SMART criteria.
Location: Nanterre, Ile-de-France, France
Date of completion: 2030
Operating in countries
Contact information/focal point(s)
Béatrice Bellini,

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