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Conference -Strengthening the role of universities in sustainable development- & Assembly of Columbus members

24 August 2016

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The main objective of the Conference is to enhance the understanding of the opportunities and challenges that universities have, in order to meet sustainable development goals, in an increasingly interconnected and global world.


The Conference will include general presentations by representatives of national and international organisms. Experiences and best practices examples will also be shared. On this basis, bilateral cooperation initiatives and projects that could be driven by the Columbus Association will be explored, identifying strategies to strengthen the contribution of universities to sustainable development goals.

During the Assembly the roadmap and working lines of the Association will be defined and the Board will be renewed for the period 2016-2018.


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Fulfill the registration form, before July 23rd, 2016. Access the e-form at the following link:
Once completed, click "Submit".

  • For the Columbus’ members includes: participation at the Conference (October 3rd) and at the Assembly (October 4th); 2 lunches: Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th, and Coffee-breaks during the two days.
  • For non-members includes: it includes the participation at the Conference (October 3rd), lunch, coffee-break and Cocktail (October 3rd).


Accommodation costs will be at participants’ charge, that will reserve and pay directly to the hotel. Columbus and Universidad del Pacífico suggest Hotel Delfines, with which an agreement was made. 


Hotel Delfines (recommended option):

Los Eucaliptos 555, San Isidro
Lima 27, Perú
Phone nr.: +511 215 7000
Contact: Pamela Espinoza
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Corporate rate: US$ 155 (+ 10% taxes)

Pre-reservations have been made at this hotel. The corporate is insured until 04/09/2016 only. The rate includes: airport pick-up and transfer to the hotel and transfer back to the airport, transfers from the hotel to the Universidad del Pacífico on 3 and 4 October, Buffet Breakfast, access to gym, pool and sauna. In order to benefit from the corporate rate, please make your reservation before the indicated date, by sending the following reservation form.


Hotel María Angola (opción alternativa):

Av. La Paz 610, Miraflores, Lima 18, Peru
Phone nr.: +511 213-9999
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Simple room rate: US$ 75 (10% tax, included)
Rate includes: American Breakfast