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


Open Call: 2020 RCE Applications (Deadline Extended)

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. 


Appointment of New Regional Advisers to RCEs for the Americas and Europe

The Global RCE Service Centre would like to announce the appointment of two new regional advisers to RCEs for the Americas and European regions. The Director of UNU-IAS, Prof. Shinobu Yume Yamaguchi, has appointed Mr. Roger Petry of RCE Saskatchewan to serve as the Regional Adviser to the RCEs of the Americas, and Ms. Betsy King to serve as Regional Adviser to the RCEs for Europe. Ms. Kiran Chhokar and Ms. Akpezi Ogbuigwe remain as Regional Advisers to the Asia-Pacific and Africa regions respectively.

Europe Regional Meeting 2020

Europe Regional RCE Meeting 2020

24-25 November, 2020, Leicester, England

(Photo credit: De Montfort University)

The Europe Regional Meeting 2020 will be held in Leicester, England, from 24-25 November, 2020 under the theme 'Climate Emergency: Joined-up Action'. 

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.