Wednesday, November 19, 2014

News from the UNESCO World Conference on ESD

Conference closes with the unanimous adoption of The Aichi-Nagoya Declaration and the launch of the Global Action Programme
“We were able to share successful initiatives from all over the world, to help government representatives and other key stakeholders formulate new goals and objectives. We have shaped these into a Roadmap for ESD that will implement the Global Action Programme.” Mr Qian Tang, Assistant Director-General for Education of UNESCO.
To download a copy of The Aichi-Nagoya Declaration on Education for Sustainable Development, click here >>

For more news stories, updates and downloads from the Conference, click here >>

Final report launched, reviewing the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, with a key findings infographic 

The final Global Monitoring and Evaluation Report, 'Shaping the Future We Want', focuses on the outcomes of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development around the world and demonstrates how education has advanced as a critical tool for moving societies towards sustainability.
Download a copy of the report by clicking here >>
To view the infographic of key findings from the report, click here >>

Launching the Global Action Programme - 360 commitments made around the world
After three waves of submissions this year, this map shows where ESD stakeholders have made 360 launch commitments to support the Global Action Programme (GAP) on ESD that was launched on the 12th of November. You can view the GAP Commitments (unedited) via this interactive map.

Two declarations capture the hopes and visions of youth from around the world for a more sustainable future

Stakeholder meetings, held prior to the World Conference on ESD, have resulted in two declarations from students and teachers from UNESCO Associated Schools (ASPnet) and from youth more generally. Both declarations voice clear hopes and visions for a more sustainable future through ESD with young people playing a critical role.
To download the Joint Declaration of UNESCO's ASPnet click here >>
To download the Youth Statement click here >>
To view a photogallery of participants from Youth events click here >>

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