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Partnership is one of the crucial building blocks of the DESD. The success of the Decade depends on all partners contributing – governments, international organizations, civil society, associations, communities, educators, the private sector and citizens. ESD mobilize expertise from different disciplines and fields.
Through partnerships, the ESD community can:
- refine the concept of ESD as well as build and promote its shared vision;
- maximize the benefits of existing competence, knowledge, skills and resources to create synergy;
- demonstrate commitment through unified approaches and coordinated action;
- ensure implementation beyond the end of the Decade by reinforcing institutional capacities.
UNESCO builds broad ownership of the DESD and articulates the added value of each partner: