Solan, August 25
Shoolini University Vice Chancellor Prof Atul Khosla participated as a key speaker at the prestigious ‘G20 Universities Impact Summit: Implementing SDGs and Beyond.’
The summit, jointly organised by Times Higher Education (THE), London, the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), and O.P. Jindal Global University, took place at the JGU International Academy, O.P. Jindal Global University, was held in New Delhi.
The summit, aligned with India’s G20 presidency, brought together academicians, scholars, and visionaries from universities across the G20 nations to deliberate on sustainable development goals (SDGs) and their implementation. The event facilitated a comprehensive understanding of the progress achieved and the challenges faced by universities in the G20 community in pursuit of global sustainability.
Prof Atul Khosla, while delivering his talk on sustainable development and higher education, highlighted the pivotal role that universities play in driving positive impact, innovation, and change towards achieving the SDGs. Prof Khosla also shed light on the multifaceted contributions universities can make in research, education, and community engagement to create a more sustainable world.
Expressing his gratitude for the opportunity to contribute to such a significant global dialogue, Prof Atul Khosla stated that It is an honor to be part of this gathering that envisions the pivotal role of universities in shaping a sustainable future. He further added that Shoolini University remains committed to fostering a culture of research, innovation, and social responsibility, aligning our efforts with the SDGs.
Shoolini University’s participation in this high-profile summit underscores its commitment to international collaboration and its dedication to advancing the global sustainability agenda. By actively engaging in discussions on implementing SDGs and beyond, the university reaffirms its position as a global leader in driving positive change through education, research, and community outreach.
The summit concluded with a collective determination among universities in the G20 to intensify their efforts and collaboration in the SDGs and contribution to a more equitable, prosperous, and sustainable world.