GREEN UNIVERSITIES PROJECT
Name of the Project:Green Universities Project|
Executive Agencies:The Royal Scientific Society (RSS) in cooperation with Mutah University, the Hashemite University and Princess Sumaya University for Technology.
Funded Agency:USAID - Public Action for Water, Energy and the Environment project (PAP)
Duration of the Project:14 Months (February, 2013- April, 2014)
Targeted Universities:Mutah University, the Hashemite University and Princess Sumaya University for Technology.
- Institutionalize sustainable concepts within Jordanian universities structure and processes.
- Encourage and empower students and staff toward making changes in their universities that will lead to environmental sustainable campuses.
- Utilize social marketing methodology to foster sustainable behavior choices of the university community and the local people in the surrounding communities.
- Project Launching Workshops
- A Youth Led Component.
- Capacity Building
- Situational Analysis
- Web Page Development
- Environmental Sustainability Task Force
- Awareness Building on Campus
- Sustainability Charter
- Faculty Led Curriculum Component
- Research Activities
- Environmental Sustainable Actions
- Community Outreach Plan
- Shared Activity Among the Targeted Universities
- Sustainability Index
- National Conference
- Implementation of a charter for environmental sustainability at each of the targeted universities.
- Minimum of (100) students at each of the targeted universities will have been trained in fields of enhancing water use efficiency, energy conservation, and solid waste segregation.
- Creation of an environmental sustainable task force at each of the targeted universities.
- Present minimum of two research concept notes on the master level at each of the targeted universities.
- At least 15,000 students and staff members at the three campuses will have been reached (directly and indirectly) throughout various activities of the project.
- At least 5,000 households would have been directly affected by the community outreach plan.
- Minimum of seven environmental sustainability actions would have been implemented at each campus.
- Development of a sustainability index of higher education institutions in Jordan.
|To contact for The Royal Scientific Society (RSS) team Telephone: 06/5344701|
|Eng. Wael Suleiman|
|Eng. Rana Aarda|
|Eng. Ayat Hazaymeh|
|Eng. Ala’a Mar’i|