2013 Annual Meeting of the UN Inter-Agency Committee for the Decade on Education for Sustainable Development (IAC-DESD, 2005-2014)

United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development

The UN Inter-Agency Committee (IAC) for the DESD is a forum of UN agencies for open-ended collaboration towards the effective implementation of the Decade. The IAC promotes the role of ESD and its implications for all forms of international initiatives such as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

This year’s annual meeting includes a Thematic Workshop on Climate Change Education and will focus on the development of an ESD programme framework after 2014 and the preparation of the final report on the DESD.
The IAC brings together 22 UN agencies all committed to achieving the DESD goals: UNESCO, FAO, ILO, UNAIDS, UNDP, UNEP, UNFPA, UN Global Compact, UN-Habitat, UNHCR, UNICEF, UN-ISDR, UNITAR, UNU, WFP, WHO, World Bank, WTO, UNCCD, UNCBD, UNFCCC and UNDESA.


Type of Event Interagency meeting
Start 16.09.2013 08:00 local time
End 17.09.2013 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Leicht, Alexander
Organizer ED/PSD/ESD
Contact esddecade@unesco.org
Country United States of America
City New York
Venue UNICEF Headquarters
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event
Estimated number of participants
Official Website IAC DESD website
Link 1 Inter-Agency Committee for the DESD
Link 2 UNESCO - Climate Change Education
Link 3 UNESCO - Education for Sustainable Development
Link 4 2014 UNESCO World Conference on ESD