Inter RCE Collaboration

UK and Ireland RCEs Online Forum Considers Role of RCEs Within and Beyond COVID-19

Steering Committee members from six RCEs (from the UK and Ireland) came together on 30 June, 2020 to consider the role of RCEs within and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. The focus of this online forum was to provide solidarity and support, to share challenges and opportunities associated with the pandemic and to further consider the collaborations across UKI RCEs to be prioritised in the coming year in light of emerging or emergent opportunities and challenges. Dr. Philip Vaughter from UNU-IAS gave the keynote speech, and the event was chaired by Charlotte Holland, RCE Dublin.

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Webinar series 'ESD Action in COVID-19 Era: Experiences of RCEs of the Asia Pacific Region' Concluded

RCE Greater Western Sydney (GWS) and RCE Srinagar with support from UNU-IAS recently held a series of webinars on the topic of 'ESD Action in COVID-19 Era: Experiences of RCEs of the Asia-Pacific Region' on 14 May, 9 June, and 11 June, 2020.  

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Formal Education Committee in RCE Tongyeong Visits RCE Penang as Part of Training Programme

The Formal Education Committee of RCE Tongyeong visited RCE Penang as part of its 'Teacher Cooperation Training' programme mid last month, from 15-19 January, 2020.

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RCEs Discuss 'Expectations and Future Developments for ESD for 2030' in Okayama

The year 2019 is a milestone both for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development / Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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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.

Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting Strengthens Inter-RCE Collaboration Towards Global Agenda

The 12th Asia-Pacific RCE Regional Meeting was held in Hangzhou, China from 4th to 6th June, 2019, and included a Symposium on ‘Enabling a Low-Carbon Society through Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)’ on 5th June, followed by thematic workshops and a field trip on 6th June. It was held in conjunction with side events and SDGs shows on 4th and 5th June, 2019.

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Meeting of RCEs in Thailand Discusses Experiences, Challenges, and Collaboration in the Region

On 15 February, 2019, newly acknowledged RCE Sakon Nakhon held an informal RCE meeting at Kasetsart University Chalermprakiat Sakon Nakhon Province Campus, Thailand, in conjunction with the 10th International Conference on Environmental and Rural Development (ICERD), with RCEs in Thailand and neighbouring countries joining the meeting.

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RCEs Lucknow and Greater Western Sydney Collaborate for Sustainability Exchange Programme

RCE Lucknow and RCE Greater Western Sydney organised a Sustainability Exchange Programme from 27 November - 7 December, 2018 at Lucknow in India. Developed by the Centre for Environment Education (CEE) in association with Western Sydney University (WSU) and University of Lucknow, this interdisciplinary two-week course focused on bringing integrated perspectives on sustainability along ecological and social dimensions and used them to examine critical themes of importance to India, such as population, water, health and climate change in view of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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RCEs Srinagar and Greater Western Sydney Collaborate in Academic Pursuits

Following on from the success of the ‘Global Perspectives Series Webinar – Health and Sustainability: Ensuring Healthy Lives’ held on 8 May, 2018, RCEs Srinagar and Greater Western Sydney have further strengthened their collaboration.

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