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Higher Education and IAU at the UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development

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Higher Education and IAU at the UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development

17 to 19 May 2021- IAU and UNESCO will organize a session on the role of Higher Education for the SDGs

The UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development will be held as a virtual conference from 17 to 19 May 2021.
The conference is organized by UNESCO in cooperation with and supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany, and with the German Commission for UNESCO as advisory partner.

IAU was invited by UNESCO to moderate and suggest speakers for the session concentrating on higher education's role for ESD and the link to the UN SDGs. "Session 6. Concurrent sessions: Putting ESD into action (part B)" is planned to take place on Wednesday, 19 May 2021 (10.45 am – 12 pm, 75 minutes CEST Berlin time).
Building on the discussion in previous sessions, this session focuses on concrete ESD actions that can be undertaken by specific stakeholder groups around the five Priority Action Areas of ESD for 2030 and provides best practices and tools that can help the work of the stakeholders.

In preparation of the UNESCO World Conference on ESD, UNESCO is organizing a series of online workshops on the transformative power of Education for sustainable development for redesigning a more sustainable and just world beyond Covid-19. Find out more about Pre-conference workshops (September 2020 to April 2021): https://en.unesco.org/themes/education-sustainable-development/ESDfor203...
The next workshop on "Time to act - now or never: ESD for 2030 framework and the World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development" takes place on 14 April 2021, 12:30 pm GMT+2 (Paris time) .

Official Conference website: https://en.unesco.org/events/ESDfor2030
More information on programme and registration will follow shortly.

Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goal : Quality education
03/01/2021