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UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development

Monday, May 17, 2021 to Wednesday, May 19, 2021
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UNESCO will gather stakeholders from all over the world from 17 to 19 May 2021 in Berlin, Germany to launch its new Framework 'Education for Sustainable Development: Towards achieving the SDGs' (ESD for 2030).

UNU-IAS will be participating in a number of sessions at this event:

  • Panel discussion - "Putting ESD into Action" (Part B), including the role of RCEs and ProSPER.NET, 19 May, 2021, 10:45-12:00 CET
  • Presentation and roundtable discussion - "Putting ESD into Action A" (Part II) with a focus on Priority Action Area 5: Accelerating local level actions, 19 May, 2021, 09:00-10:30 CET
  • Virtual booth - "Climate Actions at the Local Level: RCE Experiences", 18 May, 2021, 13:00-13:30 CET

In addition, the following sessions will be livestreamed (all times in GMT+2):

17 May
12:00 - 12:30: Opening and congratulatory remarks
12:30 - 13:00: Keynote speeches
13:00 - 14:30: Session 1. Plenary: Creating the change we need in the time of planetary crisis – ESD for 2030
15:00 - 17:30 Session 2. Ministerial Roundtable on the implementation of ESD for 2030 (part I)

18 May
08:00 - 09:30: Session 4. Ministerial Roundtable on the implementation of ESD for 2030 (Part II)
11:30 - 13:00:  Session 6. Plenary: Testimonies of transformative action for the SDGs – How does societal change for sustainable development happen?

19 May
13:00 - 14:00 Closing: The time to learn and act for our planet is now.

All these will be streamed via UNESCO's YouTube so you can follow along. Please check: at the session time.