The Green Gown Award is an award for outstanding sustainability initiatives undertaken by universities and colleges worldwide. It is organized in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and supported by the AUF, the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) and the International Association of Universities (IAU).
This year, 56 finalists have been selected, representing 19 countries around the world. Among them, we find five member institutions of the "Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie" :
- In Canada: HEC Montréal
- In France: Institut Mines-Télécom Nord Europe
- In Morocco: Euromed University of Fez (UEMF)
- In Mexico: National Autonomous University of Mexico and Veracruzana University
The winners are scheduled to be announced on 6 July 2022 at a virtual "Green Gown Awards" ceremony during a United Nations High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development.
Source : Agence Universitaire de la francophonie.