The 13th Global RCE Conference was held in a hybrid format from 31 October - 2 November 2023 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The meeting was hosted by RCE Greater Gombak and RCE Greater Kuala Lumpur under the theme 'Whole Community Approach for ESD'.

Addressing the five Priority Action Areas of ESD for 2030, the conference highlighted the following sub-themes in the panel discussions: Transformative learning through Whole Community Approach, Partnership and global movement for Whole Community Approach, Capacity building for Whole Community Approach, Empowering Youth for Whole Community Approach and Sharing good practices of local actions on mainstreaming Whole Community Approach for ESD.

Promoting greater acceptance and participation of the community, the conference served as an opportunity for participants to collectively explore, share, and strengthen the knowledge, skills, and network to strengthen capacities and actions necessary to accomplish the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

IAU Secretary Hilligje van't Land joined virtually, and several IAU partners and Cluster Members attended the conference.

The 13th RCE Global Conference began with a Real World Lab (RWL) visit for experiential learning in Gombak. The main meetings were held at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuala Lumpur, followed by sharing sessions and a closing event at Le Quadri Hotel (UCSI University), Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.


Date/Time: 31 October - 2 November 2023

Location: Hybrid

Find out more about the 13TH GLOBAL RCE CONFERENCE.

Read the conference report here.

Latest update: 05.12.2023