Asia-Pacific

RCE Youth in Japan Discuss & Network on Education for Sustainable Development

Forty youth members from Japanese RCEs gathered online for the 3rd Japan RCE Youth Meeting held on 18 February, 2021, co-organised by RCE Okayama and UNU-IAS, to discuss youth activities on education for sustainable development (ESD) and to share relevant ideas among members. The meeting was held jointly with the Working Level Meeting of Japanese RCEs, and was divided into two parts: (i) the sharing of RCE youth activities, and (ii) a group discussion.

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RCE Chandigarh - 2021

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Image icon Photo 1_Collection of Paddy Straw.JPG (7.35 MB) Collection of paddy straw PSCST
Image icon Photo 2_In-feed of Paddy straw shredder.JPG (5.65 MB) In-feed of paddy straw shredder PSCST
Image icon Photo 3_Briquetting Plant.JPG (2.59 MB) Briquetting plant PSCST
Image icon Photo 4_Paddy Straw briquettes.JPG (6.27 MB) Paddy straw briquettes PSCST
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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Technological Adaptation for Gainful Utilization of Paddy Straw (Presently Burnt on Site) as Fuel (Briquettes) to replace Fossil Fuels
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Virtual Event to Observe International Mountain Day Jointly Organised by RCE Lucknow and RCE Guwahati

Organised by RCE Lucknow and RCE Guwahati, a virtual event to observe International Mountain Day was held on 11 December, 2020. The Centre for Environment Education (CEE), as lead organisation of those RCEs, facilitated the event in association with Mountain Partnership and local institutions including universities, schools, NGOs and youth. 

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Webinar Marks 'International Mountain Day' (IMD) 2020

RCE Srinagar and RCE Kuching, with support from RCE East Kalimantan, RCE East Java (candidate) and RCE Kyrgyzstan, and International Alliance for COVID-19 Community Response (IACCR) co-hosted an International Webinar of RCEs of the Asia-Pacific Region on 11 December, 2020 celebrating ‘International Mountain Day' (IMD) 2020 under the theme ‘Mountain Biodiversity’.

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SDG Youth Challenge 2020/2021 - "Youth for the Goals": Highlights and Invite for Youth to Join in 2021

The 3rd annual RCE SDG Youth Challenge 2020 "Youth for the Goals: Resilient Communities and Planet" was hosted by RCE Greater Western Sydney (Western Sydney University). It focused on localised action to address SDG 11 (Sustainable Cities and Communities), SDG 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production) and SDG 15 (Life on Land).

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RCE Greater Dhaka Organises National Seminar on Food Security and Ecosystem Management during COVID-19

The IUBAT Institute of SDG Studies (IISS) and RCE Greater Dhaka organised a National Seminar on Food Security and Ecosystem Management in COVID-19, held on 19 November, 2020. During the seminar, guests discussed in detail the management of food security during the pandemic and that in order to sustain Bangladesh’s success in agriculture, action plans need to be drawn to meet the food and nutrition needs of the growing population.

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RCE Otago Officially Launched at Workshop Event

RCE Otago, "Whaiao – Education for Sustainability Otago" was officially launched at Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, New Zealand, on 15 October, 2020. The launch was part of a day-long workshop that involved a broad range of partners joined by a common goal – to identify and address sustainability issues in the region.

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RCE Chandigarh: UNDP’s SDG Action Award 2020 for Environment Sustainability

RCE Chandigarh’s lead agency Punjab State Council for Science & Technology has been honoured with a Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Action Award 2020 for ‘Environment Sustainability’ from UNDP and the Government of Punjab, India for promoting Cleaner Technologies to enhance Climate Resilience Capacity in the Punjab state, India.  

The RCE has carried out pioneering work in demonstrating economically viable technological interventions to address two main grand challenges of the state:

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