"World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities" (June 5-6, 2012) Event Summary

Dear Colleagues,

Over 120 participants representing universities from 26 countries -from all geographical regions- have followed the invitation of the Research and Transfer Centre "Applications of Life Sciences" of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences and London Metropolitan University, and attended the "World Symposium on Sustainable Developmentat Universities", which took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on 5-6 June 2012, as a parallel event to the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD), also known as Rio+20.  Further details on the event can be seen at:

A summary of the event and its  follow-up activities can be seen at:



Walter Leal