National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) was founded in 1837 and is the oldest and the biggest University in Greece. 
Consists of 41 Undergraduate programs, 205 Postgraduate programs, 45.104 under graduate students, 15,473 postgraduate students, 
8.679 Ph Candidates, 5 University Research Institutes, 243 University Laboratories, 1.078 administrative staff, 1.653 professors, 483 research associates. 
Also, 5.000 to 8.000 researchers work full time or part time per year and 3.200 active research programs. 

NKUA has been designated by the United Nations as one of 17 academic impact hubs partners for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

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Andreas Papandreou

Professor of Environmental Economics in the Economics Department 

Hara Ntelopoulou

Expert in digital transformation and 
Laboratory Teacher in the Economics Department

Xenofon Stribis

Trainer, Researcher and Project Manager

Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences

Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences ( is a public university, the oldest University of Social and Political Sciences in Greece.
It was founded in 1927 and it offers a wide range of scientific fields in the areas of social and political theory and research: 
international and European studies, science and media, sociology, social anthropology, psychology, political science, history, social policy, 
public administration, and economic and regional development. Panteion University has shaped the development of the relevant scientific fields in Greece through a long and distinguished history of educational research and social contribution.
Its Environmental Protection program is on the Academic Impact List of the United Nations.

It consists of 4 faculties and 9 academic departments, 12 postgraduate programs, 
it has 233 members of the teaching and research staff, who are assisted by 107 administrative employees.

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Antonios Alevizos 

Lecturer, researcher at the Laboratories of Sociology of Culture and Civilization, and Co-Manager of the UNSDSN Greece 

Maria Briana 

Ph.D. Department of Communication, Media and Culture.

Magdalini Eleftheroglou

 Ph.D. Candidate and researcher at the Laboratory of Sociology of Culture and Civilization

Charalambos Meletiadis

 Professor at the Department of Sociology and Director of the Laboratory of Sociology of Culture and Civilization

The American College of Greece Research Center

The American College of Greece Research Center (ACG-RC), a not-for-profit Research Center launched in 2020, acts as a platform for the promotion of research and innovation in the fields studied and taught in schools and divisions of The American College of Greece (ACG). 
These areas of inquiry range from the natural, social, and computational sciences to technology, education, and communications, 
as well as the liberal and fine arts. ACG-RC fosters a diverse range of research, learning, and innovation-oriented activities, 
hosts researchers and scholars from different countries and backgrounds, participates in collaborative projects ,
and collaborates with an array of partners from the academic, research, industrial, non-governmental and other domains. 

ACGRC serves as the prime vehicle for hosting the funded research activities (such as European Union-funded projects)
involving the faculty members of all ACG’s educational divisions, as well as the members and fellows of ACG’s Institutes, 
Centers of Excellence, and other units.

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University of Murcia

The University of Murcia (UMU) is an international institution with over a hundred years behind it, although its origins can be traced back to the 12th century. Today, it is home to more than 30,000 students (2,000 of them from abroad), 3,000 researchers and lecturers, and an administration force counting 1,200. 
The UMU is a reference for Higher Education in southeast Spain. 

At the same time it is a driving force in society in the Mediterranean Basin thanks to its Campus de Excelencia Internacional Mare Nostrum (CMN).
The UMU is an all-inclusive state university offering 60 degree qualifications – five of them dual degrees – 
72 masters degrees and 36 PhD qualifications in Fine Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Health Sciences,
Sciences, Social Sciences and Law. The UMU boasts 21 university centers in 5 campuses.

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Amelia Pérez García

Transparency Expert at the Vice-Rectorate for Social Responsibility and Culture, assistant teacher of Economic History

Clara Álvarez de Toledo

Social Responsibility Analyst, employee of the Vice-Rectorate of Social Responsibility and Transparency

Inés López López

Associate professor of Marketing, 
Coordinator for Social Responsibility 

Longinos Marín Rives 

Vice-Rector for Social Responsibility and Culture, 
Director of the CSR Center of Research

University College Cork

University College Cork (UCC) is a comprehensive, research-intensive University situated in the southwest of Ireland, 
with over 22,000 students and 3,000 staff. The university was founded in 1845, originally as one of the three Queen’s Colleges throughout Ireland. 
Later being reconstituted into UCC in the early 20th century.

Sustainability is at the heart of UCC’s teaching, learning, research, administration and operational activity. 
UCC Green Campus is a student led, research informed, practice focused initiative that works to embed sustainability, 
climate action and biodiversity concerns across the university community. 
Directly concerning the UN’s 17 SDGs, UCC developed the SDG Toolkit in 2021. The toolkit curates resources for teaching staff to incorporate sustainability concepts into learning and teaching. Included in the toolkit is a mapping tool where lecturers and students can map their module(s) to the various SDGs. 
UCC and Queen’s University Belfast are the co-hosts of SDSN Ireland, established in 2022. It is an All-Island network, encompassing universities and institutions across the island of Ireland, working to encourage collaborative approaches to sustainable research solutions, education and policy making.

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Maria Kirrane

Head of UCC Office of Sustainability and Climate Action

John Barimo

Manager of SDSN Ireland, 
UCC Office of Sustainability and Climate Action

Daniel Carr

Research Support Officer, 
UCC Office of Sustainability and Climate Action

UNIMED – Mediterranean Universities Union

UNIMED – Mediterranean Universities Union – is a network of Higher Education and Research Institutions, 
active in promoting academic cooperation in the Euro-Mediterranean region and in Sub-Saharan Africa, in Middle East and in Western Balkans. 

We strive to be a dynamic network that combines the resources of its members in mutual support,  so as to benefit our communities 
on a local, national, regional, and global scale. Our mission is to facilitate international academic and research cooperation 
in order to enhance the scientific, cultural, social, and economic development of the region.

Founded in 1991, in the aftermath of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the network has grown over the years 
counting today more than 160 members coming from all over the Mediterranean Region and beyond. 
Through the many initiatives carried out over 30 years, UNIMED has promoted the collaboration between universities of the Mediterranean 
becoming a point of reference of the international university cooperation.

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Marcello Scalisi

UNIMED Director

Martina Zipoli

Project Manager

Caterina Gravina

Assistant Project Manager

Paola Romano

Financial Manager