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Sustainable Development Goals

United Nations developed 17 Sustainable Development Goals to protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030, Higher Education Institutions plays a vital role in promoting and achieving these Goals. In line with Ahlia University (AU) initiative to contribute towards United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs), AU considers Social Responsibility and Sustainability as part of its prioritized strategies that is embedded in its core functions including teaching, research and community. The University is committed to contribute and work towards UNSDGs through encouragement of research in various research areas such as quality education, equal opportunities and sustainable growth. In order to create a recognized impact AU promotes partnership with national and international organizations tackling UNSDGs.


AU has listed its commitment towards UNSGDs in UN Partnership Platform as leading Private Higher Education in Bahrain. (Click here)

SDGs commitment

AU developed Sustainable Development Plan (2021-2025), the plan is developed to reflect AU’s commitment towards UNSDGs and to contribute to National Strategies as well as International Standards.

 

This plan is committed to contribute to national strategies and Initiatives (2030) and create an impact at National, Regional and International Level for sustainable future for our next generations.

 

The plan is focused on 7 SDGs as a priority, AU carefully selected the 7 SDGs with assurance of its relationships with national strategies and government directions, AU emphasis on Quality Education and providing a sustainable future for all and promotes UNSDGs to be part of its core functions, teaching and learning, research as well as community.

Media Coverage

Bahrain Television Coverage – Inside Edition

Prof. Abdulla Al Hawaj announced Ahlia University commitment toward United Nations Sustainable Development Goals towards sustainable future

Bahrain Television – News Highlight

News highlight that United Nations lists Ahlia University as a partner in achieving SDGs 2030

Ahlia University webinar – Higher Education Impact Measures for UNSDGs

The webinar attracted various speakers including members from United Nations, Regulators, and Quality Assurance to discuss Higher Education role in promoting UNSDGs and shared practices from different perspectives

الحواج: نجحنا في ضم 7 من أهداف التنمية المستدامة في مناهجنا التعليمية

أكد مسؤولون وأكاديميون وباحثون على أهمية مشاركة الجامعات ومختلف مؤسسات القطاع الأهلي في تحقيق أهداف التنمية المستدامة، مشددين على أهمية التعليم في معالجة العديد من القضايا والتحديات المستجدة، شريطة أن يكون تعليما جيدا ومواكبا للتطورات المتسارعة في سوق العمل.