ISSUE 03 | 26 APRIL 2019
This 3rd eBulletin provides you with all practical information needed for your ARC7 conference preparations: starting from sustainable travel tips to airport transfers, directions to venues as well as some insider tips on Bucharest. We are also happy to share with you details on the cultural tour, for those interested in extending their stay in Romania.
Next to these practical matters, we include again several articles that illustrate nicely the diverse commitments and actions of Asian and European universities and organisations towards the SDGs. Many of the featured institutions are taking part at ARC7.
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This Practical information document includes important practical information for your travel and conference preparations including: registration and visa, venues and directions, airport transfers and general information on Romania.
Airport shuttle pick-up service will be available for participants arriving between 11-13 May, from 7.00AM to 23.00PM. The meeting point is in the Arrival Hall, visuals of ARC, SNSPA, ASEF and local students will provide guidance. Find out more in the Practical information document.
Walk the TalkHere are 10 Tips on Sustainable Travelling by participants of the 22nd ASEF Summer University (ASEFSU22) on Sustainable Tourism. Minimise the potential negative impact of our conference on the local community, the economy and the environment. We are glad that one of the hosting universities of ASEFSU22, Algebra University College, is participating in ARC7.
Cultural TourFor those interested, our local hosts are organising on Wednesday, 15 May, a cultural tour to explore Romanian country side and historical highligths. We will visit Prahova Valley, the Dracula Castle, the City of Brasov, and will enjoy lunch at the Transilvania University of Brasov, kindly hosted by Prof Ioan Vasile Abrudan. Find out more about the programme here.
The Role of Universities on creating a more Sustainable Society
Mapping the structure of research on SDGs
Show your commitment and sign the SDG Accord
Irish universities showing great commitment towards the SDGs
Mark your calendars: 2nd GUNi International Conference on SDGs
Voices of #ARC7
Interview with Professor Mutanov
Professor Galimkair Mutanov is the Rector of al-Farabi Kazakh National University, and Vice-President and Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan. Al-Farabi Kazakh National University is located in Almaty in the Republic of Kazakhstan and consists of 16 faculties, 67 departments and more than 2000 professors, doctors, scientific candidates and PhD’s. In the interview, Professor Mutanov shares the university’s contribution to the SDGs and comments on the financing of sustainable research and teaching.