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Lightning Presentation - RCE Mumbai / RCE Delhi


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Lightning Presentation - RCE Mumbai / RCE Delhi
Asia-Pacific Regional RCE Meeting 2018
25-27 September, 2018, Parramatta (Sydney), Australia

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Lightning Presentation - RCE Mumbai / RCE Delhi

  1. 1. RCE Mumbai under the aegis of RCE Delhi- Environment Education Awareness (EEA) Area, TERI, INDIAFocus •Educate youth on environmental issues that are in conjunction with the existing social structure, cultural norms, economic realities and global trends •Implement Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) projects that incorporate formal, non-formal and informal methods of teaching Organize environmental awareness and capacity building programs •Encourage young students, teachers, parents and the community to practice the 4Rs—refuse, reuse, reduce and recycle, and to make consumption •Sensitize on issues related to WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) to make peer educators thereby creating multiplier effect to come up with school and community based solutions The Energy and Resources Institute Activity agenda at EEA RCE Mumbai: Worked in collaboration with Education New Zealand (ENZ) C/o New Zealand High Commission on a project, ‘New Zealand India Sustainability Challenge’ with Higher education institutes from India and New Zealand in the college campus in Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru to develop scalable, sustainable General Overview of EEA, TERI •Reached out to 3.5 million children and youth in 32 countries with over 5000 campuses (both schools and institute of higher learning) impacting on ESD programmes and over 3,00,000 teachers trained on aspects related to ESD •UNESCO Key Partner of the Global Action Programme (GAP) on ESD for the Priority Action Area 4- empowering & mobilizing youth •Member of the International Expert Networking group on Education for Sustainable Development called ‘ESD-Expert Net’ led by Engagement Global – Service für Entwicklungsinitiativen (Service for Development Initiatives) •Awarded ‘Wenhui Award for Educational Innovation (2012)’ by UNESCO Asia Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) and the National Commission of the People’s Republic of China for UNESCO •Hosted 10th Asia Pacific Meet & Symposium on Sustainable
  2. 2. 10th Asia Pacific Meet & Symposium on Sustainable DevelopmentGoals (SDGs)- hosted by RCE Delhi, 2-4 November, 2017 Focus Areas:  SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production, with crosscutting approach of SDG 4.7 on Education for Sustainable Development  SDG 13 - Climate Action, with crosscutting approach of SDG 4.7 on Education for Sustainable Development  SDG 14 & 15: Secure Biodiversity and Ecosystems - Ensure Sustainable Management of Water, Oceans, Forests and Natural Resources, with crosscutting approach of SDG 4.7 on Education for Sustainable Development Discuss and deliberations:  Progress of Global RCE Network and Roadmap for the RCE Community  Progress on the Implementation of GAP on ESD in the Asia-Pacific Region  Updates on AP RCE Collaborative Activities  Breakout Sessions for Review of AP RCE Action Plans – (Schools and Youth, Community and Higher Education)  Discussion on Multi-stakeholder ESD Assessment (UNU-IAS) Around 55 development practitioners/academicians from Asia Pacific RCE Regions (Bangalore, Bohol, Cha-am, Chandigarh, Changwon, Chubu, Greater Dhaka, Greater Phnom Penh, Hokkaido Central, Iskandar, Jammu, Kyrgyzstan, Penang, RCE Candidate - Mandi Gobindgarh, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Tongyeong, Trang, Western Sydney, Yogyakarta) participated in the three