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.


Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI) Special Event: Where Next? Redesigning Further Education For The Future

UNU-IAS will co-organise one of six Special Events at HLPF 2020, as part of the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative (HESI). In collaboration with the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) and other HESI members, the event will provide insights on how COVID-19 will affect the education sector and what new ideas are being considered that can enable higher education to support radical change and regeneration.

RCE Srinagar Partakes in Several Webinars on COVID-19 Pandemic

Dr. Abdhesh Kumar Gangwar, Coordinator and Focal Point, RCE Srinagar was a guest speaker during two webinars organised by the Centre for Environment Education Nepal, the first one on 19 May, 2020 on the subject 'Dealing with COVID-19: Becoming Sustainable, Climate Smart and Disaster Resilient' and the second on 5 June, 2020 on the occasion of World Environment Day 2020.  


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.  


RCE Greater Gombak Reflects on First Month as an RCE Member

The newest member to the RCE family, RCE Greater Gombak, has released a report reflecting on their first month as an RCE member, which has included their soft launch (comprising of a heartwarming welcome video from RCEs across the globe) and their first community engagement event, 'Answering Humanity Call: Our Selayang Community', which took place at the end of


COVID-19 Effects on Biodiversity: Science Education Reimagined

This webinar will share existing initiatives and efforts at the national and regional level for promoting biodiversity and ecosystems. Speakers will also explore educational solutions for promoting biodiversity in the new normal and discuss recommendations on post-COVID-19 rehabilitation initiatives. Jointly organised by SEAMEO, UNESCO, UN Environment Programme (UNEP), and SEAMEO Regional Centers, the webinar aims to promote environmental awareness and education for sustainable development on the occasion of World Environment Day on 5 June 2020.

New Publication Celebrates Award-Winning RCE Project Contributions to ESD

The Education for Sustainable Development Project at UNU-IAS has today launched a new publication, 'RCE Contributions to a More Sustainable World: Celebrating Five Years of Innovative Projects on Education for Sustainable Development (2015-2019)'.