Asia-Pacific

Save the Date: 13th Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting

The Global RCE Service Centre is delighted to announce the 13th Asia-Pacific RCE Regional Meeting will be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, from 10-13 September, 2020 and hosted by RCE Kyrgyzstan under the theme 'Building Capacity for Sustainab

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RCE Omuta Celebrates Acknowledgement with Commemoration Ceremony

In celebration of RCE Omuta’s acknowledgement as an RCE at the 14th Ubuntu Committee Meeting of Peers for the RCEs last December, the Omuta Board of Education organised a ceremony to commemorate the occasion on 27 February, 2020 in Omuta, Japan. 

Located within Fukuoka prefecture in Japan, Omuta city is well-regarded for its focus on ESD, with all municipal schools in the city designated as UNESCO Associated schools. 

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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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RCE Srinagar Participates in 2020 TeLL-Net Forum

The 2020 TeLL-Net Forum (Telling Live Lessons from Disasters) was held in Kobe, Japan from 24-26 January, 2020. TeLL-Net was created in 2006 to preserve and pass on lived experiences and lessons from disasters to other areas and generations to contribute to the creation of disaster-resilient societies.

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Japanese RCE Youth Discuss Development of Youth Network and Activities at Kobe Meeting

On 1-2 February, 2020, UNU-IAS and RCE Hyogo-Kobe held a Japanese RCE Youth Meeting in Kobe, Japan. Twenty-five youth members from seven Japanese RCEs, Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan (MOEJ), and UNU-IAS attended the meeting over the two days, whilst some other members from each RCE also joined the field visit and workshop on the second day.

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Asia-Pacific SDG Youth Challenge: 2019 Final Report

The 2019 Asia-Pacific SDG Challenge 'Youth for the Goals' aimed to inspire and mobilise on-the-ground projects led by youth, centred around social sustainability (SDGs 1, 6 and 10).

Collectively it achieved an engagement of nearly 8,000 youth participants across the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.

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