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Reactions to the UNEP/UNESCO
Intergovernmental
Conference on
Environmental Education
(Tbilisi, 1977)
Simon Gooding-Townsen...
Useful Acronyms
• UN: United Nations
• UNESCO: United Nations Educational,
Scientific and Cultural Organization
• UNEP: Un...
Conference
• Organised by UNESCO
• Tbilisi (Georgia, then part of USSR)
• October 14-26, 1977
• Participants:
– 66 UNESCO ...
Response in the Media
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Late Breaking News!?!
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Importance
• Kartikeya Sarabhai, Journal of Education for
Sustainable Development
• Charles Hopkins, UNESCO Chair for
Reor...
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Rachel Carson
Silent Spring
Published 1962
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Pollution
Phosphate Pollution
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Love Canal
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The Iron Curtain
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Arts and Science Programme
Environmental Education
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  1. 1. Reactions to the UNEP/UNESCO Intergovernmental Conference on Environmental Education (Tbilisi, 1977) Simon Gooding-Townsend McMaster University, History 3ES3 26 November 2010
  2. 2. Useful Acronyms • UN: United Nations • UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization • UNEP: United Nations Environment Programme • NGO: Non-Governmental Organisation
  3. 3. Conference • Organised by UNESCO • Tbilisi (Georgia, then part of USSR) • October 14-26, 1977 • Participants: – 66 UNESCO Member States – 8 UN Programmes – 3 Intergovernmental Agencies – 20 NGOs
  4. 4. Response in the Media • • • • • • •
  5. 5. Late Breaking News!?! http://www.atomic-inn.com/uploads/images/bigstockphoto_Vector_Russian_Flag_Kgb_Agent__3889227.jpg http://www.ovnis-usa.com/images/CIA_Logo.png
  6. 6. Importance • Kartikeya Sarabhai, Journal of Education for Sustainable Development • Charles Hopkins, UNESCO Chair for Reorienting Teacher Education and United Nations University Chair for Education for Sustainable Development
  7. 7. http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSEhu0dXWAmiJcwyAFK3bqg2pSiV3XG-Wt-6KN4u4i-xzK035CROQ http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSKlufRZ3OeEN8Bz7TE7rolHnNkDqN5ahwHGFCGlrleTBQBLBRI
  8. 8. Rachel Carson Silent Spring Published 1962 http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcThCVlTeue4lnTjZsM4rnv63Ljms11YV0vVlQF 31t8vXFMXDNeiOg
  9. 9. Pollution Phosphate Pollution http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQlfn07AP g4MiB0hUqw9ykexNNxv1e7Ej9BpVxph4Sg_u1J5hr- Automobile Pollution http://newsfrance.fr/photos2/pollution_au tomobile.jpg Chemical Pollution http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcS81 dxDjRIhpU1- RHFVCUIXvpOHFctAtzsXKszR2o0FhBH9md30
  10. 10. Love Canal http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTfbGlRRHnWQ6Fl_FWbN_u43i79o_wMAAnZQ1sVuBbUVdG1rgrV http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTCN9jvG7EoAi7CNzfTnl6672s89XPN-DOacadk0L68bFDIyXeO http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQcnN4Ncb7UN_TOUhXxsVMMBT24dDheMQrJCGg6_DHSUlpHNR09oA Love Canal refers to the late 1970s protests of residents of the Love Canal neighbourhood when they discovered the health risks of living and attending school above an old toxic waste dump
  11. 11. The Iron Curtain http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTF6vpQjto6_FlksXZW7FlBDyCYwSndjwKLiMK-IQwDqKKqkcu6OA http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQShzH0h8efHfS0UIvppMgyPdwI-MnQ5RRY__aXwsMD_2wK_Hzi http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRZw49ZKegyFyCvWUAxZuv-rHKUCDOoPtS5oWlM7TJfgSUJn4YSXQ
  12. 12. Arts and Science Programme
  13. 13. Environmental Education http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQCG0Ow_J0OYavsTozddRVpK3yKoHUkLMeM6oYFoR8BO3kL pFiPLA http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRTOhOGuB_UJ-aYSwk01i0l3-SACse-js7hEE-rX3KLv-eQ-ADL http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcT3OCdeDrn6cFCFloSHu8yLxPhQFmElsolzl7_2CqzvP- DMkuJZrw
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