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Author(s): Anna Mravcová

Title: The Concept of Sustainable Development at Jordanian Universities

Source: International Scientific Days 2018 :: Towards Productive, Sustainable and Resilient Global Agriculture and Food Systems :: Proceedings

ISBN: 978-80-7598-180-6


Publisher: Wolters Kluwer ČR, Prague

PY, pages: 2018, 1051-1065

Published on-line: 2018-11-09

Language: eng

Abstract: The current world is struggling with many global problems which threaten more or less every country of the world and the countries of global South usually even in a higher extent. The interest of the international community in reducing these problems and achieving sustainable development of the world has been therefore graduating. However, in order for these efforts to be successful it is necessary to be active and also spread awareness among people. In particular, young people must be aware of the problems and possibilities to be able to operate actively in achieving sustainable development. Therefore, the paper will examine the importance of sustainable development concept in the countries of global South which are usually more affected by global problems, and especially its place and importance in Jordan as selected global South country. The main part will consist of the examination and analysis of the implementation of sustainable development concept in Jordanian higher education as the sphere which influence the personality and future conduct of young people in a high extent.

Keywords: Jordanian sustainable development strategy, Jordanian universities, global problems, global South countries, sustainable development concept

JEL Classification: Q01, I23, I28

Rights:Open Access :: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 International Licence
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