A partnership between UNEP and Tongji University was renewed on Monday in Nairobi the Kenya capital. This was during a signing of an MOU at the UNEP headquarters by the President of Tongjin University Prof. Yang Xianjin and UNEP executive director Achim Steiner.
The program educates students on the importance of green and sustainable development across the world. IESD has educated over 300 students with 70% of them being international students through Masters and Ph. D programmes.
Over ten years ago UNEP established a new partner with Tongji University. The two institutions have been working together since then to establish the Institute for Environment for Sustainable development (IESD) located in Tongji university,a premier university in China.