Renowned for its excellence in academic research, Rio de Janeiro’s Pontifical Catholic University is a non-profit institution founded in 1940, distinguished by the production and transmission of knowledge, based on the respect for human values and Christian Ethics. It is organized into four centers, 24 departments and 13 institutes which comprise several areas of knowledge. PUC-Rio is also known for its commitment to sustainability and it is the first university in Brazil to develop an environmental agenda. Its campus is an invitation to the appreciation of nature: PUC-Rio’s ecological park shelters over 200 identified and cataloged species, many of which are threatened with extinction.
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The positive balance of the International Seminar of the Network of Peers on the Environment and Sustainability
This past Monday, 10th of november, PUC-Rio received members from the Association of Universities Entrusted in Company of Jesus in Latin America (AUSJAL) during the International Seminar of the Network of Peers on the Environment and Sustainability. The event was supported by the Interdisciplinary Center for the Environment (NIMA) of PUC-Rio and promoted the exchange of experiences between universities. During the afternoon, they exhibited their projects and the challenges of the quest for sustainability in their respective countries.
Seminar of Peers of Sustainability and Environment November 10th, in RDC’s auditorium at PUC-Rio. Join!
Next Monday, November 10th, is going to be held the I Seminar of Peers of Sustainability and Environment (RHA) sponsored by the Association of Universities Entrusted to the Society of Jesus in Latin America (AUSJAL) and supported by the Interdisciplinary Center of the Environment (NIMA) from PUC-Rio.