News: Regional Centre of Expertise Greater Atlanta officially acknowledged as part of the United Nations University program
Posted February 8, 2018
The School of City and Regional Planning and Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain, alongside several Atlanta-based partners in sustainability, announce the official acknowledgement of the Regional Centre of Expertise Greater Atlanta as part of the United Nations University program. The RCE Greater Atlanta has a focus on education for sustainable development.
Regional Centres of Expertise commit to implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals at the local and regional levels. There are 6 total RCEs in the United States and 156 globally. The goals advanced by the RCE Greater Atlanta are no poverty; zero hunger; good health and well-being; quality education; industry, innovation, and infrastructure; sustainable cities and communities; and climate action.
The RCE Greater Atlanta is led by the Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University and Spelman College, in collaboration with Agnes Scott College, Clark Atlanta University, Georgia State University, Kennesaw State University, Morehouse College, and the University of Georgia. Parties interested in joining the RCE’s efforts should contact Jennifer Hirsch, Director of the Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain at Georgia Tech and Adjunct Associate Professor for the School of City and Regional Planning.
For more information, please visit https://serve-learn-sustain.gatech.edu/greater-atlanta-un-rce.