ProSPER.Net General Assembly and Board Meeting
The ProSPER.Net 16th General Assembly and 23rd Board Meeting, hosted by UNU-IAS, was held on 19 October, 2022. The ProSPER.Net Secretariat provided updates on ProSPER.Net activities conducted over the past year, including the report ‘ProSPER.Net: Enabling Higher Education for the Sustainable Development Goals 2015-2021’, the upcoming Leadership Programme, ‘Shifting to Net Zero: Implementation strategies for net-zero transitions’, and an ongoing joint research project, ‘Circular Economy Integration for Sustainable Built Environment Education’, which RMIT University also reported on during the Meeting. The Meeting also provided an opportunity for updates to be shared by the ProSPER.Net Expert Advisory Panels (EAPs). The network consists of four EAPs: Climate Change; Circular Economy; Equity and Inclusion; and Mobility Programme. Finally, the election of the Board Chair, appointment of the Vice-chair, and election of Board Members for 2022-2024 took place.
Usha presented at the Board meeting. Professor Usha Iyer-Raniga is at the School of Property and Construction Management at RMIT University. Usha is co-leading the One Planet Network’s Sustainable Buildings and Construction Programme (SBC), United Nations 10 Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production (UN 10FYP SCP) aligned with Sustainable Development Goal 12, as well as the newly formed Integrated Platform for Circular Economy, Climate Resilience, and Energy.