Wednesday, May 27, 2009

UNESCO World Conference on ESD documents

Workshop 1: Education for water sustainability

Workshop 2: Strengthening the educational response to climate change internationally?

Workshop 3: Advancing sustainable lifestyles and responsible consumption through ESD

Workshop 4: ESD and disaster risk reduction: building disaster-resilient societies

Workshop 5: Educating for food security: the contribution of ESD

Workshop 6: AIDS, Health and Education for Sustainable Development

Workshop 7: Mainstreaming Biodiversity into education and learning

Workshop 8: The Economic Pillar of Sustainable Development: Educational Approaches

Workshop 9: UNESCO Biosphere Reserves as learning sites for integrating local and global sustainability issues

Workshop 10: The Role of Private Sector in Education Sustainable Development

Workshop 11: Media as partners for ESD

Workshop 12: ESD in North-South-South & South-South partnerships and development cooperation

Workshop 13: Global responsibilities and local realities: fostering ESD through institutional frameworks

Workshop 14: Civil society as key players in Education for Sustainable Development

Workshop 15: From the margins into the center: Establishing ESD in education plans and curricula

Workshop 16: Teacher education in the DESD: review and directions

Workshop 17: Monitoring and evaluation of ESD during the DESD

Workshop 18: EFA-ESD Dialogue: Creating Synergies and Linkages for Educating for a Sustainable World

Workshop 19: Better schools at preschool, primary and secondary levels through ESD

Workshop 20: The role of Higher Education and research in ESD

Workshop 21: Lifelong Learning and Education for Sustainable Development

Workshop 22: Developing Skills and Labour Force Competencies including TVET in Support of Sustainable Development

Project-based Workshop Background Documents

Project-based Workshop 1: Water as a source of life: From traditional Excursions to streams towards innovative Stewardship of streams by schools

Project-based Workshop 2: Water quality and research – the ship MS Burgund as a swimming classroom

Project-based Workshop 3: Biological Diversity and Education for Sustainable Development

Project-based Workshop 4: Learning sustainability in Forests and Nature - Examples of good practice in Germany

Project-based Workshop 5: From research to action: implementing ESD in higher education

Project-based Workshop 6: ESD and the socio-economic dimensions: a challenge towards changing behaviors and consumption patterns

Project-based Workshop 7: How to approach global justice? Methods and instruments enhancing global competences and understanding

Project-based Workshop 8: ESD and ICT: Multimedia learning

Project-based Workshop 9: Non-formal Education for Sustainable Development through Experiential Learning

Project-based Workshop 10: Non-formal Education for Sustainable Development in visitor centres, exhibitions and nature experience activities

Project-based Workshop 11: UNESCO Associated Schools working towards ESD

Project-based Workshop 12: Pre-conference for the Children and Youth International Conference for the Environment (Brazil 2010)

Project-based Workshop 13: Education for Sustainable Development in Life and at Work

Project-based Workshop 14: Starting strong: Education for Sustainable Development in early childhood

Special Events

Special Event "The forgotten priority: Promoting gender equality in ESD"
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Regional Strategies

Draft of Strategies of Education for Sustainable Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Regional Guiding Framework of Education for Sustainable Development in the Arab Region

Working Paper: Asia-Pacific Regional Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development



Documents from related ESD conferences

Input by the Gothenburg workshop "Visions and preparations for a common blueprint on Education for Sustainable Development" (pfd file)

Date and Place: 11 to 12 November 2008, Gothenborg, Sweden

Organizers: Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg together with the Swedish Ministry of Education and Research, the Swedish National Commission for UNESCO and the Swedish International Centre of Education for Sustainable Development

Input by International Conference of the Mainstreaming Environment and Sustainability in Africa Programme (pdf file)

Date and Place: 24-28 November 2008, UNEP Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya

Organizers: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), UNESCO, Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network (HoA-RECN), the Association of African Universities (AAU), and the Southern African Development Cooperation–Regional Environmental Education Programme (SADC-REEP)

More information UNEP

Input by capacity-building workshops Asia-Pacific

Date and Place: 2008, workshops in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (Central Asia), Ha Long Bay, Viet Nam (Mekong sub-region), Manila, Philippines (South-East Asia), Hangzhou, China (East Asia) and Colombo, Sri Lanka (South Asia)

Organizer: UNESCO Bangkok

Input by International Conference on Education for Sustainable Development in Bordeaux

Date and Place: 27-29 October 2008, Bordeaux, France

Organizer: French national committee for the DESD

Input by International Forum on Education for Sustainable Development

Date and Place: 3-5 December 2008, United Nations University in Tokyo, Japan

Organizer: Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, UNESCO, the United Nations University (UNU), and the Asia/Pacific Cultural Center for UNESCO

Input by UNECE Steering Committee on Education for Sustainable Development

Date and Place: 19-20 February 2009, Geneva