Education for Sustainable Development in BRs

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The UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014), for which UNESCO is the lead agency, seeks to integrate the principles, values, and practices of sustainable development into all aspects of education and learning, in order to address new global social, economic, cultural and environmental challenges.

A major goal for the Venice Office is to further refine and finalize Training Material for ESD in Biosphere Reserves in SEE and the Mediterranean.

Media as partners in education for sustainable development: a training and resource kit

Media as partners in ESD

This training kit attempts to provide media professionals with basic information about some priority issues for sustainable development. It also provides practical exercises to inspire investigative reporting, and draws links to existing experience that may enrich the information resources of media professionals.

The kit addresses issues that are being discussed on the social, economic and environmental fronts. It does not pretend to know all the answers, but draws on existing experience and recommends resources for further inquiry and research. It encourages the media to engage in public participation and to debate improvements that can lead to sustainable development. It also seeks to contribute to media awareness and understanding of sustainability. More

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