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THEGLOBAL UNIVERSITY NETWORK FOR INNOVATION (GUNI) is composed of Higher Education UNESCO Chairs and other institutions that are highly committed to innovation in higher education. It was set up by UNESCO, the United Nations University (UNU) and the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) Spain, which hosts the secretariat. GUNI works for the application of the decisions taken at the World Conference on Higher Education (WCHE, Paris 1998). Its mission is to contribute to the reinforcement of higher education worldwide, by putting into practice the decisions adopted at the WCHE, specifically improving quality in teaching, promoting innovation in higher education and strengthening the social commitment of universities.