The Union of UEA Students would like to indicate its strong support for the University of East Anglia to sign up to the Rio+20 Declaration. Its goals reflect much of the work that already exists on campus and is directly in line with our values concerning environmental sustainability. As a university that has a leading reputation for environmental research and training, and one that aims to reflect this in practice, this would be a great opportunity for UEA to act once again as a model for other higher education institutions.
The Union understands that this declaration will mandate the University to work towards the following:
– Teach sustainable development concepts
– Encourage research on sustainable development issues
– Green our campuses
– Support sustainability efforts
– Engage with and share results through international frameworks
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