Focuses on encouraging and strengthening regional and sub-regional higher education networks for environment and sustainability.
These are modeled around continents, UNEP regions as well as the North-South and South-South frameworks. It also aims to further establish linkages with other higher education initiatives for sustainability around the world and recognize programmes of excellence.
Some flagship networking initiatives:
- Mainstreaming Environment and Sustainability in African Universities (MESA) for Africa;
- Mainstreaming Environment and Sustainability in the Caribbean Universities (MESCA) for the Caribbean; and
- Regional University Consortium (RUC) for Asia and the Pacific.