28 September 2016

UNAI: United Nations Academic Impact


Core principles:

  1. A commitment to the principles inherent in the United Nations Charter as values that education seeks to promote and help fulfil; 
  2. A commitment to human rights, among them freedom of inquiry, opinion and speech; 
  3. A commitment to educational opportunity for all people regardless of gender, race, religion or ethnicity; 
  4. A commitment to the opportunity for every interested individual to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for the pursuit of higher education; 
  5. A commitment to building capacity in higher education systems across the world; 
  6. A commitment to encouraging global citizenship through education; 
  7. A commitment to advancing peace and conflict resolution through education; 
  8. A commitment to addressing issues of poverty through education; 
  9. A commitment to promoting sustainability through education; 
  10. A commitment to promoting inter-cultural dialogue and understanding, and the 'unlearning' of intolerance, through education.
Out of almost 90 universities in Malaysia, only Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Taylor's University, Universiti Putra Malaysia and University of Malaya are commited to the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI). How about the rest?

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