Rector of Universitas Negeri Semarang, Prof. Dr. Fathur Rokhman, M.Hum, was invited to become a keynote speaker in International Workshop on UI Greenmetric (IWGM) (10/4). The Third IWGM was held in, Istanbul, Turkey. Previously, Fathur Rokhman was also invited to deliver a presentation in the Second IWGM in Jakarta, Indonesia. UNNES, which is ranked as the top 100 university of UI Greenmetric, attracting the committee to give the honor to Fathur Rokhman to present the attempts done by UNNES in becoming conservation university with international reputation.
In this occassion, the Professor delivered a presentation entitled “Raising Awareness and Good Conducts to Build a Conservation University“. In this presentation, he emphasize on the importance of character building and implanting conservation value to human resources of certain university. This presentation was warmly welcomed by 80 participants from 14 countries.
UI Greenmetric is an international ranking system initiated by Universitas Indonesia. This ranking measures the commitment of university in sustaining the environmental conservation. This time, Universitas Indonesia cooperated with Bulent Ecevit University and University of Istanbul in hosting IWGM 2017. For further information, the host of the next IWGM will be Universitas Diponegoro.
Prof. Dr. Ir. Riri Fitri Sari, M.Sc., M.M. as the head and coordinator of UI Greenmetric really appreciates the attendance of speakers in IWGM. Riri had seen many positive changes to university included in the ranking. The attempts of the university in “greening” the campus will be platformed in healthy competition. As the coordinator, Riri was also the award recipient of Anugerah Konservasi of UNNES in 2016.