UI GreenMetric World University Rankings Network
The 8th Steering Committee Meeting

In partnership with the Universidad El Bosque, Universidad del Rosario, Universidad Javeriana, Universidad Autonoma de Occidente and Universidad Nacional

Date    : 4 June 2024

Time   : 01.00 PM – 05.45 PM (Bogota Time)

Venue  : Universidad del Rosario (Claustro) Casa Rosarista

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This meeting is the 8th meeting of UI GreenMetric World University Rankings Network, with attendance from the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings Secretariat and national coordinators from Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Ecuador, France, Hungary, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Arab Emirates, Tunisia, Turkiye, Uzbekistan and Egypt. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss activities in each country and agree on 2023 activities, and other matters related to the network.

With the participation of national coordinators, this meeting will open the floor to important questions related to the roles of universities in global sustainability issues and aims to encourage universities worldwide to collaborate and learn from each other in dealing with sustainability issues.

Attended by prominent experts, rectors, deans, senior representatives, academics, and UI GreenMetric secretariat, the areas for discussion include:

+ What works are currently underway to implement a strategic network in each member country?

+ What works need to be done to implement strategic frameworks?

+ How can we work together in UI GreenMetric World University Rankings network?


01.00 PM – 01.30 PM Welcome Speech:

  • Gustavo A. Quintero-Hernández, Rector, Universidad del Rosario, Colombia
  • Dra. Maria Clara Rangel, Rector, Universidad El Bosque
01.30 PM – 01.45 PM Welcome of National Coordinators, quorum established:

Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., MM. and Dr. Junaidi, S.S., M.A

01.45 PM – 01.50 PM Adoption of the agenda
01.50 PM – 02.00 PM Adoption of the minutes of the 7th Steering Committee Meeting in Portugal on 15 June 2023
02.00 PM – 04.40 PM Country Report 2024:

Presentation of Country Report from all National Coordinators

(7-10 Minutes Each)

04.40 PM – 05.40 PM Discussion on the future activities of UI GWURN
– Shaping Global Higher Education and Research in Sustainability
– Creating Global Sustainability Leaders
– Partnering on Solutions to Sustainability Challenges
05.40 PM – 05.45 PM Closing

Invitation List

1. Prof. Rui Vieira de Castro, Rector, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2. Prof. Hamid M.K. AlNaimiy, Chancellor, University of Sharjah, the United Arab Emirates
3. Prof. Farhad Daneshjoo, Chancellor, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
4. Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohd Roslan Sulaiman, Vice Chancellor, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
5. Prof. Lotfi Belkacem, President, University of Sousse, Tunisia
6. Dr. Juan Ignacio Yuz Eissmann, Rector, Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa María, Chile
7. Prof. Dolly Montoya Castaño, Rector, National University of Colombia, Colombia
8. Dra. María Clara Rangel Galvis, Rector, El Bosque University, Colombia
9. Ing. Byron Ernesto Vaca Barahona Ph. D, Rector, Escuela Superior Politécnica de Chimborazo (Espoch), Ecuador
10. Mathias Emmerich, President Executive, Omnes Education, France
11. Prof. Dr. – Ing. Chin-Lung Chang, President, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
12. Prof. Banchong Mahaisavariya, M.D., President, Mahidol University, Thailand
13. Prof. Khalid El-Salem, President, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
14. Prof. Dr. Rovó László, Rector, University of Szeged, Hungary
15. Dr. Attila Miseta, Rector, University of Pecs, Hungary
16. Prof. Dr. Yos Johan Utama, S.H., M.Hum., Rector, Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia
17. Prof. Jalal Bazargan, Rector, University of Zanjan, Iran
18. Prof. John O’ Halloran, President, University College Cork, Ireland
19. Kurishbaev Akhylbek Kazhigulovich, Chairman of the Board-Rector, Kazakh National Agrarian Research University, Kazakhstan
20. Prof. Leonids Ribickis, Rector, Riga Technical University, Latvia
21. Father Dr. Talal Hachem, President, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), Lebanon
22. Dr. Enrique Fernando Velazquez Contreras, Rector, University of Sonora, Mexico
23. Prof. Bogumiła Kaniewska, Rector, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
24. Prof. Vladimir M. Filippov, President, RUDN University, Russia
25. Prof. Ismail Hakiki Ozolcer, Rector, Bülent Ecevit University, Turkey
26. Prof. Khamidov Obidjon Khafizovich, Rector, Bukhara State University, Uzbekistan
27. Prof. Salama Dawood, President, Al-Azhar University, Egypt
28. Prof. Dr. Gamal Sami Ali, President, October 6 University, Egypt
29. Prof. Amin Yousef Mohammad Noaman, Ph.D., Vice President for Development, King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia
30. Dr. Juraev Abror Turobovich, Vice-Rector for International Cooperation Candidate of Economic Sciences, Associate Professor, Bukhara State University, Uzbekistan
31. Prof. Anna Tozzi, Rector’s Consultant for Internationalisation Policies, University of L’Aquila, Italy
32. Prof. Patricia Iglecias, Head of Environmental Affairs, University of Sao Paulo (USP), Brazil
33. Mr. Syed Naveed Hussain Shah, Director, Pakistan Higher Education Commission, Pakistan
34. Prof. Santiago García Granda, Professor, University of Oviedo, Spain
35. Prof. Guilherme Pereira, Pro-Rector, University of Minho, Portugal
36. Prof. Miguel Bandeira, Pro-Rector for Sustainability, University of Minho, Portugal
37. Dr. Kitikorn Charmondusit, Acting Vice President for Environment and Sustainable Development, Mahidol University, Thailand
38. Xu Pan, Vice President, Weifang Institute of Technology, China
39. Mrs. Cristina Muñoz Corsini, Director Campus Planning & Design, Universidad de Navarra, Spain
40. Dr. Esmail Karamidehkordi, Associate Professor of Agricultural Extension and Sustainable Rural Development, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
41. Prof. Tadeu Fabricio Malheiros, Environmental Superintence Advisor, University of Sao Paulo (USP), Brazil
42. Dr. Dario Liberona, Person in Charge, Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa María, Chile
43. Dr. Freddy Leonardo Franco Idarraga, Doctor at Civil Engineering Department, Engineering Faculty, National University of Colombia, Colombia
44. Dr. Jaime Alberto Romero Infante, Environmental Business Management Master, Director El Bosque University, Colombia
45. Rafael Cordova U, Person in Charge, Escuela Superior Politécnica de Chimborazo (Espoch), Ecuador
46. Prof. Sylvie Faucheux, Professor, Pantheon-Assas University Paris II, France
47. Mr. László Gyarmati, Director of Univeristy of Szeged József Attila Study and Information Center, University of Szeged, Hungary
48. Dr. Denes Matyas, Quality Management and Strategic Planning Officer, University of Szeged, Hungary
49. Ms. Tunde Kulcsar, Program Coordinator Green University Program, University of Pecs, Hungary
50. Prof. Dr. Ir. Ambariyanto, M.Sc., Vice-Rector, Universitas Diponegoro, Indonesia
51. Dr. Mahdi Nasiri, Director of International Scientific Cooperation Office, University of Zanjan, Iran
52. Dr. Maria Kirrane, Sustainability Officer, University College Cork, Ireland
53. Prof. Feda Y. Al-Tamimi, Dean of Academic Development & Quality Assurance Deanship, Jordan University of Science and Technology Jordan, Jordan
54. Prof. Rafis F. Abazov, PhD, Director of the Institute for Green and Sustainable Development, Kazakh National Agrarian Research University, Kazakhstan
55. Mr. Juris Iljins, Director of Quality Management and Sustainability, Riga Technical University, Latvia
56. Eng. Samar Azzi-Achkouty, Chair of Green Committee, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), Lebanon
57. Prof Abdul Mua’ti @ Zamri Ahmad, Director of the Centre for Corporate Strategy And Relations, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
58. M.I. Hector Perez Montesinos, Institutional coordinator of the sustainability program, University of Sonora, Mexico
59. Michalina Łabiszak, Project Coordinator, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
60. José Pedro, Person in Charge, University of Minho, Portugal
61. Dr. Sc. Redina Margarita Mikhailovna, Head of the Department of Applied Ecology, RUDN University, Russia
62. Prof. Habib M. Fardoun, Professor, King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia
63. Prof. Dr. Vincent Ru-Chu Shih, Dean of Office of International Affairs, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
64. Prof. Imad Alsyouf, Director of the Sustainability Office, University of Sharjah, the United Arab Emirates
65. Prof. Ouajdi Korbaa, Professor, University of Sousse, Tunisia
66. Dr. Dincer Bicer, International Affairs Coordinator, Bülent Ecevit University, Turkey
67. Dr. Jean-Baptiste CRETTEZ, Data and Ranking Manager, Pantheon-Assas University Paris II, France
68. Prof. Wael Mohamed Yousef, Director of Center of Planning & Engineering Works, Al-Azhar University, Egypt
69. Dr. Sherif Mohamed Eid Hassan , Head of the Ranking Unit, October 6 University, Egypt
70. Dr. Massimiliano D’Innocenzo, Fundraising Sector and University Project Management, University of L’Aquila, Italy
71. Said Bafai, Person in Charge, King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia
72. Savo Markovic, Rector, Mediterranean, Montenegro
73. Marija Jankovic, Vice- Rector of International cooperation, University Mediterranean, Montenegro
74. Marina Bulatovic, Financial Director, University Mediterranean, Montenegro
75. Dr. Yasser MAGHRBI, Director of Research Operations, Université Côte d’Azur, France

Useful Link

Useful Link
Link to submit 2024 UIGWURN’s Country Reports in a Word file and presentation slides on the submission system before 20 May 2024 at https://iwgm.ui.ac.id/uigwurns-country-reports-2024/

Download Template UIGWURN’s Country Reports in Word Version Here