RCE Projects Tackle Climate Action in New Publication from UNU-IAS

A new publication from the Education for Sustainable Development Project at UNU-IAS has been launched today, featuring a number of outstanding climate education projects from Regional Centres of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCEs).


RCE Salisbury Hosts Lecture with the Grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. Arun Gandhi

RCE Salisbury hosted a virtual lecture with the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. Arun Gandhi, entitled 'How is Anger a Gift', on 20 April, 2021 at 6:00 pm, EDT. This lecture was part of the annual 'One Person Can Make a Difference Lecture Series' from the host RCE Salisbury, the Bosserman Center for Conflict Resolution.

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Localizing SDGs Roundtable

A series of virtual roundtables are being organised jointly by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Development Partners Network for Decentralization and Local Governance (DeLoG), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) from 19 to 22 April 2021. The roundtables will explore key components that contribute to creating an enabling environment for localising the SDGs 2030 where subnational and local governments are able to contribute meaningfully to the national SDG agenda.

RCE SDG Youth Challenge: Youth for the Goals - Resilient Planet and Communities

Following an unprecedented year, the RCE SDG Youth Challenge has now commenced its fourth year running. The global initiative aims to engage and empower local youth leaders with the opportunity to have a voice and implement their own place-based projects on issues that matter to them and the RCEs.  

vCIES 2021: Social Responsibility within Changing Contexts

The 2021 CIES conference will take place virtually from 25 April – May 2, 2021, featuring a session ‘ESD Beyond Schools: Translating global goals to local actions through lifelong learning’ (27 April, 2021, 7:15-8:45pm PDT), in which a panel will share four research perspectives on this topic. These include education initiatives from RCEs working on climate action projects, as well as how ESD activities throughout the RCE network have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on the findings from the survey carried out with RCEs last year.

Forum: Valuing Water

RCE Kuching will be organising a forum on 'Valuing Water' on 22 March, 2021 to celebrate the United Nations World Water Day 2021. 

The forum panel will relate to the current status of SDG 6 Water and Sanitation globally, and specifically in the Asia-Pacific region, with sharing on the work of RCEs.