Sustainable Development Goals

Outcomes RCE Americas Meeting 2017 'Sustainable Communities: Exploring the Role of ESD in Development of a Green Culture

These presentations were part of the RCE Americas Meeting 2017 on Sustainable Communities: Exploring the Role of ESD in Development of a “Green Culture”, 13 - 15 September 2017, Vancouver, Canada.

Presentations:

Opening Remarks Mr. Charles Hopkins – UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Teacher Education to Address Sustainability and Adviser to RCEs in the Americas

Opening Remarks Dr. Kumi Tashiro – Ministry of the Environment - Japan 

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Canada

Transforming Together: RCEs Respond to SDGs in the UK

Transforming Together: The Values and Actions Needed to Respond to the SDGs in the United Kingdom

26 participants from six RCEs in the UK met at the University of Edinburgh on 20-21 June 2017. The event was hosted by RCE Scotland. This was the first meeting of the UK RCEs since June 2013, and was held as a follow-up to the European RCE meeting in London in 2016. 

Aims of the Meeting

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United Kingdom

Nigerian RCEs Meet to Discuss SDG Implementation in Nigeria

On May 12-14, 2017, the Nigerian Regional Centers of Expertise (RCEs) organized a Forum to commemorate the visit of Charles Hopkins to Nigeria. The programme brought together RCEs across Nigeria, people from academia, government, secondary schools, traditional institutions, NGOs and Media organizations.

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Nigeria

RCE Middle Albania attend the Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development

The Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development is the first in a series of annual forums, hosted by the UN SDG Action Campaign and supported by the Federal Government of Germany.

Leading thinkers, policy-makers and civil society, were joint together with gaming experts and policy simulators, to deliver the world’s first playable policy conference. 

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Germany

Opportunity for Youth to join Sustainable Development Camp at Sejahtera Forest, Korea

Bridge to the World (BTW) is a flagship Youth Programme by RCE Tongyeong, South Korea for adolescents, who research and study sustainable development abroad. To celebrate BTW’s 10-year anniversary, RCE Tongyeong is hosting ‘The 2nd Bridge to the World International Youth Camp’ from 24 July - 5 August, 2017 at the Sejahtera Forest, Tongyeong, South Korea.

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South Korea

Annual Meeting 2016 of RCE Greater Dhaka Connects Community Activities to the SDGs

On 24 October 2016, RCE Greater Dhaka held their Annual Meeting under the theme ‘Initiatives to promote the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’ at the International University of Business Agriculture and Technology (IUBAT), Dhaka, Bangladesh. 24 October was UN Day, the anniversary of the launch of the UN Charter.

UNEP holds Regional Symposium on the Integrated Approach for Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

With the approval and start of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), with support from the government of Brazil, has recently held a Regional Symposium on the Integrated Approach for Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Brazil

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