Friday July 1, 2005
USM chosen as regional centre for UN education programme
News update from The Star News Desk
PENANG: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)has been selected as one of only seven Regional Centres of Expertise (RCE) on Education for Sustainable Development by the United Nations University.
The network of RCEs is responsible for educating and empowering people of all ages to assume responsibility for creating a sustainable future.
Apart from RCE Penang, the others that were launched simultaneously on June 29, at the UN University based in Tokyo, included RCE Greater Sendai Area (Japan), RCE Okayama (Japan), RCE Toronto, RCE for the Pacific Islands countries, RCE Rhine-Meuse region (border of Germany and Netherlands) and RCE Barcelona.
Tahniah! USM for this achievement. Makes me want to work better