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Fourteenth meeting of the UNECE Steering Committee on Education for Sustainable Development, Salle VII, Palais des Nations

Fourteenth meeting of the UNECE Steering Committee on Education for Sustainable Development, Salle VII, Palais des Nations

02 - 03 May 2019
Geneva Switzerland

The Committee is expected to address:

  1.  Implementation of the UNECE Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development:
  2.  Preliminary results on progress achieved and challenges encountered in the fourth phase of implementation;
  3.  Regional framework of cooperation for sustainable development: Regional Forum on Sustainable Development;
  4.  Outcomes of capacity-building activities.
  •  ESD for achieving SDGs through the engagement of youth.
  •  Recent activities to promote education for sustainable development in other international forums.
  •  Outcomes of the first meeting and of the subsequent work of the Ad hoc group for Strategic Planning: the draft concept note for the post-2019 implementation framework.
  •  Outline of the draft workplan for the post-2019 implementation framework.
  •  Strengthening synergies with other organizations and processes.
  •  Preparations for the next mandatory reporting cycle (2019–2023) under the Strategy: updating the format for reporting.
  •  Status of the trust fund and resource requirements.

Documents and Presentations

The meeting is a paperless event to the extend possible. Participants are encouraged to download the documents in electronic format. Documents for the meeting are made available on this website.

Name of the Document ENG FRE RUS
Agenda Item 1:  Opening of the meeting and adoption of the agenda
Annotated provisional agenda of the fourteenth meeting
-  ECE/CEP/AC.13/2019/1
pdf pdf pdf
Agenda Item 2:  Implementation of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development      
a)  Preliminary results on progress achieved and challenges encountered in the fourth phase of implementation.      
Information paper 1: Preliminary findings of the synthesis report on progress in the implementation of the UNECE Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development during 2017-2019 pdf    
Country Interventions      
Azerbaijan pdf    
Belarus pdf    
Cyprus pdf    
Germany      
Greece pdf    
Finland pdf    
Latvia      
Romania pdf    
Russian Federation      
Ukraine      
(b)   Regional framework of cooperation for sustainable development: Regional Forum on Sustainable Development.
Information paper 2: Summary of outcomes of the RFSD peer learning round table “The Power of Knowledge for Change: Education and Learning as Drivers of Sustainable Development and ‘learning to live together’”
     
Information paper No. 2:  Summary of outcomes of the RFSD peer learning round table “The Power of Knowledge for Change: Education and Learning as Drivers of Sustainable Development and ‘learning to live together’”
 
pdf    
       
(c)  Outcomes of capacity-building activities.      
Georgia pdf    
Agenda Item 3.  Education for sustainable development for achieving sustainable development goals through the engagement of youth      
Information paper No. 3: Outline of the discussion issues pdf    
       
Agenda Item 4.    Recent activities to promote education for sustainable development in other international forums      
UNESCO: post-GAP framework on ESD (ESD for 2030)       pdf    
Mediterranean Strategy on ESD: developments pdf    
Carpathian Convention: International seminar on ESD:         
- Presentation pdf    
- Draft Program pdf    
Global Education Network Europe (GENE network)           pdf    
Agenda Item 5. Outcomes of the first meeting and of the subsequent work of the Ad hoc group for Strategic Planning: the draft concept note for the post-2019 implementation framework - ECE/CEP/AC.13/2019/4 pdf pdf pdf
Strand 1: Whole institution approach to ESD – institutions as communities of transformational learning pdf    
Strand 2: Quality education and ESD pdf    
Strand 3: Digital education, information and communication technology and ESD pdf    
Strand 4: Entrepreneurship, employment, innovation and ESD pdf    
Agenda Item 6: Outline of the draft workplan for the post-2019 implementation framework - ECE/CEP/AC.13/2019/3 pdf pdf pdf
Agenda Item 7. Strengthening synergies with other organizations and processes      
Partnership Network ‘Education for Sustainable Development in Ukraine’              pdf    
Youth Employment Network for Energy Sustainability in Islands - (YENESIS) pdf    
Agenda Item 8. Preparations for the next post-2019 mandatory reporting cycle under the Strategy: updating the format for reporting      

Information paper No. 4: Considerations for updating the reporting format on the implementation of the UNECE Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development

pdf

pdf
   
Presentation      
Agenda Item 9. Status of the trust fund and resource requirements      
Information paper No. 5: Contributions, incurred expenses and estimated resource requirements pdf    
List of participants pdf    
Post Session      
Report - ECE/CEP/AC.13/2019/2 pdf pdf pdf

The meeting is a paperless event to the extend possible. Participants are encouraged to download the documents in electronic format. Documents for the meeting are made available on this website.

Name of the Document ENG FRE RUS
Agenda Item 1:  Opening of the meeting and adoption of the agenda
Annotated provisional agenda of the fourteenth meeting
-  ECE/CEP/AC.13/2019/1
pdf pdf pdf
Agenda Item 2:  Implementation of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development      
a)  Preliminary results on progress achieved and challenges encountered in the fourth phase of implementation.      
Information paper 1: Preliminary findings of the synthesis report on progress in the implementation of the UNECE Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development during 2017-2019 pdf    
Country Interventions      
Azerbaijan pdf    
Belarus pdf    
Cyprus pdf    
Germany      
Greece pdf    
Finland pdf    
Latvia      
Romania pdf    
Russian Federation      
Ukraine      
(b)   Regional framework of cooperation for sustainable development: Regional Forum on Sustainable Development.
Information paper 2: Summary of outcomes of the RFSD peer learning round table “The Power of Knowledge for Change: Education and Learning as Drivers of Sustainable Development and ‘learning to live together’”
     
Information paper No. 2:  Summary of outcomes of the RFSD peer learning round table “The Power of Knowledge for Change: Education and Learning as Drivers of Sustainable Development and ‘learning to live together’”
 
pdf    
       
(c)  Outcomes of capacity-building activities.      
Georgia pdf    
Agenda Item 3.  Education for sustainable development for achieving sustainable development goals through the engagement of youth      
Information paper No. 3: Outline of the discussion issues pdf    
       
Agenda Item 4.    Recent activities to promote education for sustainable development in other international forums      
UNESCO: post-GAP framework on ESD (ESD for 2030)       pdf    
Mediterranean Strategy on ESD: developments pdf    
Carpathian Convention: International seminar on ESD:         
- Presentation pdf    
- Draft Program pdf    
Global Education Network Europe (GENE network)           pdf    
Agenda Item 5. Outcomes of the first meeting and of the subsequent work of the Ad hoc group for Strategic Planning: the draft concept note for the post-2019 implementation framework - ECE/CEP/AC.13/2019/4 pdf pdf pdf
Strand 1: Whole institution approach to ESD – institutions as communities of transformational learning pdf    
Strand 2: Quality education and ESD pdf    
Strand 3: Digital education, information and communication technology and ESD pdf    
Strand 4: Entrepreneurship, employment, innovation and ESD pdf    
Agenda Item 6: Outline of the draft workplan for the post-2019 implementation framework - ECE/CEP/AC.13/2019/3 pdf pdf pdf
Agenda Item 7. Strengthening synergies with other organizations and processes      
Partnership Network ‘Education for Sustainable Development in Ukraine’              pdf    
Youth Employment Network for Energy Sustainability in Islands - (YENESIS) pdf    
Agenda Item 8. Preparations for the next post-2019 mandatory reporting cycle under the Strategy: updating the format for reporting      

Information paper No. 4: Considerations for updating the reporting format on the implementation of the UNECE Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development

pdf

pdf
   
Presentation      
Agenda Item 9. Status of the trust fund and resource requirements      
Information paper No. 5: Contributions, incurred expenses and estimated resource requirements pdf    
List of participants pdf    
Post Session      
Report - ECE/CEP/AC.13/2019/2 pdf pdf pdf

Information for delegates

Delegates attending the meeting are requested to register by Wednesday, 1 May 2019 using the new electronic procedure. You may register online: https://uncdb.unece.org/app/ext/meeting-registration?id=9KMXMQ

Please open the link using the internet explorer or chrome. Please create an account and then you would have access.

Since Switzerland is a part of the Schengen Zone, obtaining a visa might take up to 5 weeks. Participants needing a visa are therefore requested to submit their application as soon as possible and initiate visa procedures at least four weeks before the meeting.

Requests for financial support should be submitted to the UNECE secretariat (elizabeth.james(at)un.org) not later than Friday, 31 March 2019. No application will be accepted after this deadline.

 

Delegates attending the meeting are requested to register by Wednesday, 1 May 2019 using the new electronic procedure. You may register online: https://uncdb.unece.org/app/ext/meeting-registration?id=9KMXMQ

Please open the link using the internet explorer or chrome. Please create an account and then you would have access.

Since Switzerland is a part of the Schengen Zone, obtaining a visa might take up to 5 weeks. Participants needing a visa are therefore requested to submit their application as soon as possible and initiate visa procedures at least four weeks before the meeting.

Requests for financial support should be submitted to the UNECE secretariat (elizabeth.james(at)un.org) not later than Friday, 31 March 2019. No application will be accepted after this deadline.

 

Informal Documents

Country Reports

 

The national implementation reports submitted for the fourth national implementation reporting cycle are available at the following link: https://www.unece.org/env/esd/implementation.html

Country Reports

 

The national implementation reports submitted for the fourth national implementation reporting cycle are available at the following link: https://www.unece.org/env/esd/implementation.html