Europe Regional Meeting 2018

Europe Regional RCE Meeting 2018

28-31 August, 2018, Vannes, France


Photo credit: RCE Brittany

The next European RCE Meeting will be hosted by the University of Southern Brittany (Université de Bretagne Sud) from 28th-31st August, 2018 in Vannes, Brittany, France.

The overarching theme for the meeting is 'ESD and the SDGs: How can RCEs coordinate both of them to achieve the SDGs?'.

Other topics include:

  • European RCE's actions towards GAP and the SDGs
  • Continuing the discussion of the topics raised during the European RCE meeting in Dortmund, September 2017
  • ESD - curriculum development in Technical Vocational Education and Training schools (TVET)
  • TVET in combination with Community Empowerment
  • Plenary presentation of the new NGO COMMEET, a new initiative in that field, and a parallel working session
  • Sharing the work of European RCEs and learning from each other

Details on the meeting and registration can be found below. Stay up-to-date by visiting the meeting website:



Dates: 28-31 August, 2018

Location: University of Southern Brittany (Université de Bretagne Sud), Tohannic Campus, Vannes, France. The meeting will take place in the Faculté SSI building.



For details on the (tentative) programme, please visit the meeting website page here

A list of confirmed speakers can be found here.



Registration is free for all participants, however accommodation, meals and travel arrangements are to be covered individually. 

To register, complete the registration form on the meeting website here

The deadline to register is 11:59pm, Saturday 30 June, 2018 (CEST). ** Please note, the deadline for registrations has now closed. **


Financial Support

RCE members are encouraged to explore and obtain funding from sources other than UNU-IAS, where possible, to help those without access to funding sources participate in this meeting. Financial support will be given to members of acknowledged RCEs ONLY. Please submit Form AForm B and the RCE Profile form to the Global RCE Service Centre ( by 11:59pm, Friday 1 June, 2018 (JST). Please read the selection criteria and the terms and conditions carefully before applying for financial support, and please ensure the form is signed by the RCE coordinator. Incomplete or delayed applications will not be considered for selection. ** Please note, the deadline for applying for funding support has now closed. **


Visa Support Request

Participants that require a visa to enter France, and are in need of support documents, please submit Form C along with a copy of your passport to the Global RCE Service Centre ( Please make sure to apply for the visa well in advance.


RCE Profile

Participants are asked to complete the RCE Profile form if they have not done so, or if they wish to update their profile. This will then be uploaded and available for the RCE community to view on the RCE Portal.


Form A - Financial Request Form
Form B - ESD Project Summary Sheet
Form C - Visa Support Request Form
RCE Profile form