Liturgy and Glass Ceiling in the Process of Strengthening the Sustainability in Institutions of Higher Education

A perspective from Ibero-America

Authored by: Edgar J. González-Gaudiano , Pablo Á. Meira-Cartea , Cynthia N. Martínez-Fernández

Routledge Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development

Print publication date:  October  2015
Online publication date:  October  2015

Print ISBN: 9780415727303
eBook ISBN: 9781315852249
Adobe ISBN: 9781317918110


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The incorporation of sustainability in higher education institutions in the region of Ibero-America (Latin America, Spain and Portugal) is a relatively recent process. Among its most remote antecedents stand out the creation of the International Training Centre of Environmental Science (CIFCA, for its acronym in Spanish) in 1975 and, of particular interest for the purposes of this essay, the Seminar on University and Environment in Latin America and the Caribbean, held in Bogotá, Colombia, in 1985. 1

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