RCE Delhi hosts YUVA Meet 2015 and RCE Youth Meeting 2-4 February 2015 New Delhi

The Youth Unite for Voluntary Action (YUVA Meet) 2015 will be organized by RCE Delhi (TERI: The Energy and Resources Institute) on 2-3 February 2015 at India International Centre, Max Muller Marg, New Delhi. The YUVA Meet is a special event of Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) and is held a day prior to the event so that the voice of the youth can be heard at this major international forum. Seventh in the series, this year’s YUVA Meet will focus on the theme ‘Sustainable Solutions: Safe Water for All’.

Application form YUVA 2015

Travel support is available for selected RCE youth representatives through the Global RCE Service Centre. The selection will be made based on certain criteria including their level of engagement with the RCEs, quality of the applications as well as the geographical balance of the participants.

UNESCO World Conference on ESD Publishes Roadmap for GAP

As the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (UN DESD 2005-2014) comes to a close, the global education sector came together during the World Conference on ESD in Aichi-Nagoya, Japan. The event was co-organized by UNESCO and the Government of Japan, from 10 to 12 November 2014.

ProSPER.Net Book: Transforming Higher Education and Creating Sustainable Societies

The Ministry of the Environment of Japan has championed ESD domestically through implementing laws, policies and projects, and internationally through UN agencies like United Nations University (UNU). Major initiatives supported by Japan on ESD through UNU include the networking of ESD stakeholders through the global initiative Regional Centres of Expertise (RCEs) on ESD, and the Promotion of Sustainability in Postgraduate Education and Research Network (ProSPER.Net), a regional network of leading higher education institutions in Asia and the Pacific. 

Ten Years of Regional Centres of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development

The global movement of Regional Centres of Expertise on ESD (RCEs), having reached a decade of existence and of constantly contributing to change through learning and action, is deserving of a commemorative memento. As the United Nations Decade on Education for Sustainable Development (DESD), upon which the RCE movement was founded and to which it was dedicated, draws to a close, it is also a critical time to look towards the future of the RCE community against the backdrop of the new processes taking shape in sustainable development and education.