7th Asia-Pacific Regional Conference

RCE Penang hosted the 7th RCE Asia-Pacific Meeting and International Symposium on “A Decade of Regional Centres of Expertise on ESD: Reflections and Advances in Asia-Pacific” from 26-28 August 2014. Over 50 participants from 16 RCEs and 2 candidate RCEs gathered in Penang, Malaysia and discussed various thematic as well as strategic issues focused on how Asia-Pacific RCEs can contribute to the Global Action Programme on ESD (GAP), an action oriented framework launched as a follow-up to the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD, 2005-2014).

A booklet of a meeting can be downloaded here.

Programme and Presentations:

  • Detailed Programme: Download Here.
  • Meeting minutes: Download Here.
  • Session 1 Plenary Session:
    1. Review of the previous RCE AP meeting and confirmation of the agenda
    2. Progress of the global RCE movement and introduction of new RCEs: Download Here
  • Session 2 & 3 Thematic Discussion and Report Back Session:
    1. Youth: Download Here
    2. Community: Download Here
    3. Schools: Download Here
    4. Biodiversity: Download Here
    5. Disaster Risk Management: Download Here
  • Session 4 Presentation on collaborative projects by RCEs:
    1. Updates on the Sejahtera Initiative: Download Here
    2. Other Collaborative Projects
  • Session 5 Discussion on RCEs beyond 2014:
    1. Updates on the ESD Week 2014: Download Here
    2. Discussion on the future directions of the Asia-Pacific RCEs: Contributions to the Global Action Programme on ESD (GAP): Download Here
  • Session 6: Closing
  • International Symposium on “A Decade of Regional Centres of Expertise on ESD: Reflections and Advances in Asia-Pacific”: Report can be downloaded from here.
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