UNESCO Launches Global Education Coalition

With students and youth across the world impacted by school and university closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, UNESCO has launched a Global Education Coalition 'to facilitate inclusive learning opportunities for children and youth during this period of sudden and unprecedented educational disruption'. UNESCO is inviting expressions of interest from organisations interested in joining the response to ensure the continuity of education for all learners. Learn more

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


2020 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. 


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.

12th Global RCE Conference

12th Global RCE Conference 

19-21 June, 2021, Edinburgh, Scotland

(Photo credit: The University of Edinburgh)

**Originally planned for November 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic this event has been postponed to June 2021.**