About the Conference

On 18th November 2019, the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) will be entering into its’ successful decennary year. Launched on 18th November 2010 at UN Headquarters in New York by then UN Secretary General H.E. Ban Ki-moon and UNAI Head Mr. Ramu Damodaran, this unique initiative of UNAI has shown great impact through collaborative synergy of higher education institutions and universities across the world. The launch of UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015 also emphasized the need for innovative partnerships (SDG17) for accomplishing other SDGs including SDG 4 on quality education.

The surveys and reports in the past has indicated that Higher Education has significant role to play in accomplishing the UN SDG Agenda 2030 through active engagement with the community and other stakeholders. Also while we are celebrating 75th year of United Nations, the role of higher education institutions and universities has become critical in continuously evolving multilateralism for global sustainability.

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About Chandigarh University

Chandigarh University is one of quality academic institutions in the country. CU is ranked among Asia’s best and fastest growing universities. Chandigarh University has summated the experience of the top industry leaders and renowned academicians to foster a worldly approach to its scholars. The wide spectrum of program which are assimilated with flexibility, experience learning’s and inter disciplinary orientations to emancipate our students from constraints and limitations to identify their interests and mentoring them towards a fulfilling professional career of students.

The university has a strong cynosure to develop socially sensitive students by having them in an intellectually challenging, contemporarily diverse cultural environment. We also aim at providing a state of art infrastructure

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Important Dates

18-19 November 2019, Chandigarh University, Chandigarh
(Proposed, may be slightly adjusted)

Registration Opens: 1st July, 2019
Last Date for Submission of Workshop Proposal: 30th September, 2019
Last Date for Submission of Paper/ Articles/ Concepts 30th September, 2019
Last Date for Submission of final papers 30th October, 2019
Last Date for Registration 25th October, 2019


  • To promote collaboration and cooperation among HEIs with aim of fostering Sustainable Development.
  • To explore innovative ways of collaborative action for greater higher education impact.
  • To share knowledge on role of HEIs in promoting continuously evolving multilateralism post United Nations era.
  • To strengthen UN Academic Impact regional network as a knowledge-driven action platform for promoting collaborative HEI interventions.