Japan RCE Youth Meeting Synthesizes Action Point for 2023

On 22 February, 2023, 17 young people from six Regional Centres of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCEs) in Japan came together at the Global Citizens Exchange Center in Aichi for the 2023 Japan RCE Youth Meeting. The event was preceded by three online sessions where the young participants got to engage with each other and share their individual initiatives.


First National Meeting of RCEs in Republic of Korea Fosters Collaboration on Education for Sustainable Development

On 15–16 March 2023, the First Korean National RCE Meeting was held at Sejahtera Forest in the Republic of Korea, hosted by RCE Tongyeong. The meeting brought together around 30 members from five of the seven Regional Centres of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCEs) located in the Republic of Korea.


1st Korean National RCE Meeting

RCE Tongyeong will host the 1st Korean National RCE Meeting, titled 'Enabling ESD in Local Education Systems via National Partnership', with the support of the Korean National Commission for UNESCO and six other Korean RCEs including RCE Incheon, RCE Ulju, RCE Inje, RCE Changwon, RCE Dobong and RCE Gwangmyeong.

Global RCE Network Welcomes Two New RCEs

The Global RCE Service Centre is delighted to announce two new RCEs joining the network, who were acknowledged at the Ubuntu Committee of Peers for the RCEs meeting held in Tokyo, Japan, from 14-15 December, 2022.

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to the new members of the RCE family:

  • RCE Basque Country - Navarre (Spain/France)
  • RCE South Poland (Poland)

The updated list (including profiles) of RCEs worldwide can be viewed here.

Webinar: Launch of the IAU Global Survey Report on Higher Education and Research for Sustainable Development

31 January, 2023, 14.00 – 15.30 (CET), online

The International Association of Universities (IAU) conducted its third survey on Higher Education and Research for Sustainable Development (HESD) in early 2022. In total, 464 responses from higher education institutions in 120 countries were collected. The findings show, that higher education and partnerships are essential to address the global challenges identified in the UN Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to build a more sustainable future together.