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RCE Ogun Launches EMA Smart Kids Project

In partnership with Hebron FM 95.5, RCE Ogun has recently launched the ‘EMA SMART KIDS Project as one of their programmes. The programme addresses the issue of high failure rates of Mathematics and English Language subjects of Secondary/High School students by moving them from the ‘fail zone' to the 'pass zone' within an academic session. This is done through a disruptive and sustainable educational model that is both interesting and exciting, under the motto of ‘fostering functional education for sustainable living’.

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Nigeria

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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Bangladesh
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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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New Zealand

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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India

European RCEs Share Local Collaborative Approaches to Climate Action

The Europe Regional Meeting 2020 was held online from 24-25 November, 2020, hosted by RCE East Midlands under the theme 'Climate Emergency: Joined-up Action'. 

The event provided a platform for RCEs and other participants to share experiences of local collaborative approaches to sustainability across the European region to address the climate emergency and looked at the contributions that RCEs can make in enabling action through learning. 

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Online Workshop: Bridging to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through Action Learning

Join ESD Expert-Net for a virtual workshop on Change Projects for a more sustainable world.  The workshop will include accessible, copyright free resource materials and innovations in strengthening Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).

Through a year-long mentoring for ESD-Leadership programme, young sustainability professionals have been engaging with the SDGs in Mexico, India, South Africa and Germany. In this online workshop, five South African mentees will share their action learning and how it links to the SDGs.

The workshop will also explore modules such as:

National Seminar on Food Security and Ecosystem Management in COVID-19

RCE Greater Dhaka and its host IUBAT Institute of SDG Studies (IISS) are organising a seminar on Food Security and Ecosystem Management, covering the SDGs 2, 13, 14, and 15 on Thursday, 19 November, 2020. Interested RCE Partner colleagues are invited to participate in the seminar. The seminar will be held virtually from 18:30-21:30 (Bangladesh Time).

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