Sustainable Development

In 2015 all UN member states adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, as a global call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.

In 2015 all UN Member States adopted Sustainable Development goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals. Ensuring peace and prosperity by 2030.

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals are integrated – that is, they recognize that action In one area, it will affect the results in other areas, and that development should.

A balance between social, economic and environmental sustainability. through pledge by not leaving anyone behind, countries have committed to accelerating progress for those who are in the back yet. 

This is why the Sustainable Development Goals designed to make the world turn to zero in many aspects of life changes, including extreme poverty, hunger, AIDS and discrimination against women and girls. In a way that changes life for the better.

The first goal is to eradicate poverty in all its forms everywhere. The essence of sustainable development is to provide people all over the world with the support they need to get rid of poverty in all its manifestations focus.

The first goal is to eradicate poverty through interlinked strategies, including strengthening social protection and employment systems decent work and building the resilience of the poor people.

Al-Kafeel University provides assistance to attend the university because of poverty especially for students with low incomes who receive aid financial due to poverty and also has programs to address poverty, including:

  • It has targets to accept students who are vertebrae in the country.
  • Offering programs to help students who are vertebrae in order to complete their studies.
  • The university prepares plans to provide free education or scholarships to students from countries with low income.

The second goal is to eradicate hunger and provide food security and nutrition

improving and promoting sustainable agriculture. The second goal addresses the human need essential for access to healthy nutritional food, and the means by which

the need is secured in a sustainable way for all.

It can be achieved through increased food production alone. The factors represented

in well-functioning markets, the incomes of private farmers increase smallholdings, equal access to technology and land.

Additional investments have their role in creating an active and productive agricultural sector that shows food security as Al-Kafeel University offers to reduce student hunger:

  • Program applied to food insecurity/starvation for students.
  • Provides interventions to target hunger among students and staff.
  • Provides sustainable food options for all, including vegetarians and vegans.
  • The university provides healthy and inexpensive food for everyone in the university.
  • The university provides access to food security, knowledge, skill and technology in sustainable agriculture for farmers to produce food.
  • The university provides meetings for farmers and food producers for communication and knowledge transfer.
  • The university provides access to its services (laboratories, techniques, plant stores) for artisans and producers to improve the practice of sustainable agriculture.

The third goal is to ensure that everyone enjoys healthy lifestyles and well-being at all ages as the third goal addresses all major priorities in health and advocates for improved reproductive, maternal and child health; ending infectious diseases, reduce non-communicable diseases and other risks health.  Ensuring that everyone has access to safe, effective, quality medicines and vaccines and affordable prices, as well as providing health coverage for them. 

To support for good health and well-being:

  • The university has cooperation with local or international health institutions to improve outcomes Health and safety.
  • The university conducts awareness programs and projects in the local community (programs of Student volunteering) for the development of health and safety.
  • The university allows its sports services to be shared with the community, for example, public schools. 
  • They also have a smoking permission where there is a designated smoking area.
  • Providing students with access to sexual health care services and venerealism, including information and education services.

The fourth goal is to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and to promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. It is to ensure that all people have access to quality education and opportunities for lifelong learning. This goal goes beyond mere school attendance, looking at levels of competence, availability of trained teachers and adequate school facilities, and disparities in educational outcomes. 

Al-Kafeel University for Quality Education:

  • The university provides access to learning resources for people who are not studying at the university.
  • The university hosts public events (public lectures, educational and cultural events for the community).
  • The university hosts events for the general public such as executive education programs and vocational training (courses for people who do not attend university).
  • The university conducts educational outreach activities (such as ad hoc lectures or demonstrations) off-campus, for example in local schools, in the community, including student-run voluntary schemes.
  • The university has a policy agreement to access these services for all, regardless of gender, race, religion, etc.
  • The acceptance rate of students at Al-Kafeel University is 1412 students of both genders.
  • The number of students graduating from Al-Kafeel University is 1188 students of both genders in 2021.

Goal 5 means achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls, and gender inequality persists around the world, this deprives women and girls of their basic rights and opportunities. It will require achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls to do more active, including in providing the necessary legal frameworks to address of gender-based discrimination that is often ingrained and It is often caused by patriarchal attitudes and associated social norms out. 

Al-Kafeel University for Gender Equality:

Gender Equality

  • The university guarantees females the right to access higher education, as the university does by tracking and measuring the percentage of female applicants, the rate of acceptance and enrollment in the study,

Study completion rate

  • The university offers mentorship programs, grants, and specific support (for females).
  • The university encourages programs conducted by females within certain subjects and which don't have enough knowledge.
  • Al-Kafeel University provides opportunity for females to work in senior positions.
  • Al-Kafeel University offers salaries based on experience and certification and not gender biased which allows females to receive equivalent salaries as males.

The sixth goal is to ensure the availability of water and sanitation services for all its management is sustainable, and the sixth goal aims to address the challenges relating to the availability of drinking water, sanitation and hygiene of the population, as well as water related ecosystems. And if you don't check the quality and sustainability in water resources and sanitation, progress will be held back many other areas of the Sustainable Development Goals. 

Al-Kafeel University for clean water and hygiene:

  • The University of Al-Kafeel has clear and sterile water, where the water used in
  • The university is either extracted, treated, collected from rainwater and reused/recycled water.
  • Water use and care as the university has a process in place for water treatment sewers also have processes to prevent contaminated water from entering the water network, including pollution resulting from accidents and accidents at the university.
  • The university provides drinking water sources for students, staff and visitors.
  • The university applies standards in construction in order to reduce water consumption.

The seventh goal means ensuring that everyone has affordable access to services modern, reliable and sustainable energy requires universal access to services affordable, reliable and sustainable energy expanding access to electricity, fuel and clean technologies for cooking, as well as improving energy efficiency and increased use of renewable energy. And to achieve this objective, bolder financing and policies are needed, along with preparedness countries to adopt new technologies on a much more ambitious scale.

Al-Kafeel University for clean energy and reasonable prices:

  • The university has a policy in place to ensure that all inventions or constructions are followed energy efficiency metrics.
  • The university has plans to develop existing structures for higher energy efficiency.
  • The university has a process for managing carbon and reducing carbon dioxide emitted.
  • The university has a plan in place to reduce the total amount of energy consumed.
  • The university conducts reviews to identify areas where energy waste is occurring high.