Side events

Side events provided opportunities for stakeholders and partners to showcase their work and discuss specific ESD issues.

Monday 10 November 2014 (12.15 13.45)

  1. Looking back to forge the future: lessons learned from values-based ESD experiences, Earth Charter International (Room 234)
  2. Young leaders for global citizenship, GIZ, Germany, and MGIEP (Room 221)
  3. The United Nations delivering as one on climate change education, UN Alliance on Climate Change Education, Training and Public Awareness (Room 231B)
  4. Partnership as a pre-condition for successful ESD implementation, Regional Environmental Centre for Central and Eastern Europe (Room 438)
  5. Why gender matters in ESD, Ochanomizu University, Japan (Room 231)
  6. Education for sustainable development and disaster risk reduction, Kyoto University, Japan (Room 232)
  7. Creating enabling environments for successful ESD: practices of school-based management (SBM) in Asia and Africa, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) (Rooms 222-223)
  8. Education for SD and elimination of gender disparity – towards a post-2015 education agenda, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (International Conference Room)

Tuesday 11 November 2014 (13.30 15.00)

  1. Africa-Japan collaboration for ESD in primary and secondary education, Schools Development Unit, University of Cape Town, South Africa (Room 231)
  2. Engaging children and youth as climate change adaptation advocates – The role of interactive learning methods to encourage action, Plan International (Room 232)
  3. Role of multistakeholder learning initiatives in the development of more sustainable consumption and production systems and sustainable livelihood practices, Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy; Austrian Federal Ministry of Education and Women’s Affairs; Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (Room 221)
  4. Handprints – action towards sustainability: sharing experiences and making new partners, Center for Environment Education, India (Room 438)
  5. Launching the 10 YFP sustainable lifestyles and education programme, UNEP (International Conference Room)
  6. ESD and global citizenship education in the new era, APCEIU, ACCU (Room 233)
  7. Achievements and future of ESD in Japan, Ministry of the Environment, Japan (Room 234)
  8. Civil society initiative for ESD promotion – Multi-stakeholder approach with emphasis on partnership between civil society and business sector organizations, ESD-J (Rooms 222-223)

Wednesday 12 November 2014 (13.30 15.00)

  1. EDD dans l'enseignement supérieur francophone dans le monde, Organisation internationale de la francophonie (International Conference Room)
  2. Education for sustainable development in Africa (ESDA), University of Zambia (Room 232)
  3. Advancing the Global Action Programme: contribution of the regional centres of expertise on education for sustainable development, UNU-IAS (Room 234)
  4. The implementation of ESD in local governments. Good practices, Basque Government, Spain (Room 221)
  5. Driving ESD through regional policy framework, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (Room 438)
  6. Towards a sustainable campus, UNEP (Rooms 222-223)
  7. Green skills for a blue economy: the emerging TVET agenda for innovation, employability and lifelong sustainability, University of the South Pacific, Fiji, Global Association for Educational Technology Research and Development (Rooms 231)
  8. A sustainable city bolstered by citizens’ activities, Toyota City, Japan (Room 224)
  9. Screening of TV Productions on ESD: Kamaishi Miracle, Japan, Dash for Tomorrow, Egypt, Schooling along Wild Track, Sri Lanka, Japan Prize, NHK (Room 211A)
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