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RCE Ogun Trains Youth on Digital Skills for Sustainable Wealth Creation

RCE Ogun recently partnered with the Hebron Startup Lab of Covenant University, Nigeria to conduct a four-day training on 'Digital Skills for Sustainable Wealth Creation', which was held from 30 September to 3 October, 2019.

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RCE Belarus Generate Youth Initiative Ideas in 'SDGs: Think and Act' Online Game

Representatives from RCE Belarus recently participated in the online game 'Sustainable Development Goals: Think and Act', held in Belarus оn 25 September, 2019 on the UN's Global Day of Action (#Act4SDGs).

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European RCEs Gather in Greece to Discuss Climate Change, Sustainable Agriculture, and Government Engagement

Under the theme of 'Climate Change, Sustainable Agriculture, and Food Security', twelve RCEs from ten countries gathered in Heraklion, Greece for the European Regional RCE Meeting 2019, held from 13-14 September, 2019.

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RCE Hangzhou Conducts Earth Successor SDG Study Tours

Over the Summer, in coordination with local environmental NGO Green Zhejiang, RCE Hangzhou organised 21 Earth Successor study tours with a central theme of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Over 1,000 primary and secondary school students participated, travelling to destinations including the United States, the Bahamas, South Korea, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, and various provinces within China.

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2019 RCE Awards for Innovative Projects on Education for Sustainable Development

The Global RCE Service Centre at the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) announces a call for nominations for the 8th annual RCE Awards. RCEs are encouraged to nominate one or more of their ESD projects for the award.

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RCEs at 9th African Regional Meeting Share Local Community-Based Approaches Towards Implementation of the SDGs

The 9th African RCE Meeting was held in Luyengo, Eswatini from 5th-7th August, 2019 under the theme, 'Accelerating Progress towards the Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals in Africa'. Hosted by RCE Eswatini, with the support of the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), 92 participants from 16 RCEs across 10 countries in the region attended this year’s meeting.

Migration and the SDGs: The Fresh Start Programme

As the climate emergency takes further hold, migration will be a growing sustainability issue. Developed out of discussions at the European RCE Regional meeting in 2016 hosted by RCE London, the Fresh Start programme supports migrants through ESD initiatives, offering alternative routes into employment and education.

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4th International Conference on Learning Cities

UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC) members from around the world will have the opportunity to exchange and discuss effective lifelong learning policies and practices at this year’s International Conference on Learning Cities (ICLC), which will take place in MedellÍn, Colombia, from 1 to 3 October, 2019. The theme for the conference is 'Inclusion – A Principle for Lifelong Learning and Sustainable Cities'.

ESD Session at ISAP2019 Discusses Next Steps of ESD Towards Achieving the SDGs

On 30 July, 2019, the UNU-IAS ESD Project presented a session, 'Next Step of ESD for Achieving the SDGs', in cooperation with the Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center (OECC), at the 11th International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP2019), held in Yokohama, Japan.

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