Sunday, December 26, 2004

UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development

Giulio Quaggiotto of UNU/IAS interviews Derek Elias :

"As the designated lead agency to promote and implement the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014), UNESCO is working to support the integration of education for sustainable development into the educational policies and programmes of UN and international agencies, Government Ministries, NGOs and community-based organisations, education and research institutions, the media and the private sector.

"In this interview, Dr. Derek Elias, ESD Coordinator at UNESCO Bangkok talks about the key themes for the Decade and the challenges of adapting and applying its core messages to the Asia Pacific context. A Draft International Implementation Scheme for the Decade prepared by UNESCO with contributions from UNU, is available for download and comments. "

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