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RCEs Explore How to Upscale Climate Action in Second RCE Global Webinar

The 2nd RCE Global Webinar, 'Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: action through learning in a time of global crises', took place on 8 June, 2021. Hosted by RCE Scotland and the Global RCE Service Centre, this webinar was the second of two 'bridge' events between the 2020 RCE Regional Meetings and the 12th Global RCE Conference to be held in Autumn 2021. Chaired by Dr. Rehema White, RCE Scotland, the event saw over 90 participants coming together to focus on taking action on the most pressing of issues: climate change.

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Roadmap for the RCE Community 2021–2030 Launched

The 'Roadmap for the RCE Community 2021–2030' was launched at the 2nd RCE Global Webinar, held on 8 June, 2021. The Roadmap serves to guide the RCE community, like-minded partner organisations and networks on planning and implementation to expand, accelerate and scale up the impacts of RCEs' actions related to the SDGs and the ESD for 2030 framework at local, national and global levels during the period 2021-2030. Read more

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UNESCO Conference on ESD Adopts Berlin Declaration Calling for Urgent Action and Commitment to ESD

The UNESCO Conference on Education for Sustainable Development, held virtually from 17-19 May, 2021, gathered more than 2,800 participants from 161 countries together, including decision-makers and those in the education for sustainable development (ESD) community across the globe (with an additional 10,000 viewers on the public livestream) to mobilise support for ESD for 2030 and commit to plans for action via the Berlin Decla

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New Video Features RCE Climate Projects During the GAP

During the Global Action Programme (GAP) on ESD, from 2015-2019, close to 140 climate education projects were conducted by RCEs across 32 countries. Not only did these projects have a focus on SDG 13 (Climate Action), but all were tied to SDG 4 (Quality Education) and covered a range of other sustainable development challenges.

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RCE Projects Tackle Climate Action in New Publication from UNU-IAS

A new publication from the Education for Sustainable Development Project at UNU-IAS has been launched today, featuring a number of outstanding climate education projects from Regional Centres of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCEs).

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2021 RCE Applications

The Ubuntu Alliance, in its meeting in April 2006 in Yokohama, established the Committee of Peers for RCEs. This Committee reviews applications for new RCEs and provides recommendations to UNU during the RCE acknowledgement process. The United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) acts as Secretariat of the Ubuntu Alliance. 

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2020 RCE Awards for Innovative Projects on Education for Sustainable Development

2020 RCE Awards for Innovative Projects on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

The RCE Awards celebrate projects and programmes on ESD within the Global RCE Network, honouring RCEs who have made outstanding contributions to address local sustainable development challenges in their regions.

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