After the success of the 1st National Workshop on UI GreenMetric World University Rankings for Universities in Uzbekistan, held on May 26-27, 2023, Bukhara State University is taking the initiative to host the second edition of this national workshop. The aim is to engage a broader spectrum of universities across Uzbekistan, as they enthusiastically invite all universities in the country to participate in the UI GreenMetric Rankings. This second workshop of this year commenced on Monday, September 18th, 2023. The event was inaugurated by Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc., Chairperson of UI GreenMetric, who delivered the keynote speech. In her address, Prof. Sari emphasized that the younger generation is at the forefront of driving change. She emphasized that their capacity and influence make them key players in shaping a future that is socially and environmentally responsible.
Opening Speech from Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.M., M.Sc., Chairperson of UI GreenMetric
During the recent presentation, the highly regarded Prof. Dr. Ir. Tommy Ilyas, M.Eng, an expert member of UI GreenMetric's esteemed Organizational Development team, gave an introduction to the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings and its Network. The comprehensive presentation delved into different facets of UI GreenMetric, such as its goals, partnerships, network, and pertinent details. The audience received meaningful insights into the world of UI GreenMetric and how it has influenced the academic community.
Presentation from Prof. Dr. Ir. Tommy Ilyas, M.Eng, an Expert Member of UI GreenMetric's Organizational Development
The forthcoming presentation will be given by Professor O.Kh.Khadimov, who is a highly respected figure in the academic community and currently serves as the esteemed Rector of Bukhara State University. The presentation's main topic is centered around "Establishing Sustainable Campuses: Benefits and Challenges" and explores how this relates to UI GreenMetric. The presentation provides valuable insights and encourages thoughtful discussion on the significance of sustainability in campus settings.
Presentation from Professor O.Kh.Khadimov, the Rector of Bukhara State University.
The conclusion of the event featured a highly informative presentation by the esteemed Expert Member of the UI GreenMetric team, Dr. Ruki Harwahyu, S.T., M.T., M.Sc., who provided an in-depth overview of the UI GreenMetric Questionnaire and Report. The presentation was highly informative, focusing on the importance of submitting the questionnaire, and the team offered detailed instructions on how to complete it.
Presentation from UI GreenMetric’s team
The second national workshop held in 2023 is expected to foster enhanced collaboration and partnerships among universities in Uzbekistan, serving as a pivotal platform for the exchange of innovative sustainability solutions and best practices. This event will not only deepen participants' understanding of sustainability in higher education but also serve as an inspiring catalyst for action, empowering student leaders to champion change within their campuses. Furthermore, the workshop will facilitate global benchmarking, networking opportunities, and the forging of partnerships, all while spotlighting the remarkable sustainability initiatives taking place in Bukhara, Uzbekistan. It will also play a pivotal role in increasing awareness of the vital importance of sustainability within higher education and society at large. Ultimately, the event aspires to make substantial contributions towards a more sustainable future for universities and the planet, driven by knowledge exchange and a collective commitment to sustainability.
Written by: Nadhira Rahmani Zulkarnain & Yovita Yiwananda Yamin S.Hum., M.Si