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Eleventh meeting of the UNECE Steering Committee on Education for Sustainable Development

Eleventh meeting of the UNECE Steering Committee on Education for Sustainable Development

15 - 16 February 2016
Geneva Switzerland

The Committee is expected to address:

  • Preparations for the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe High-level Meeting of Education and Environment Ministries in 2016:

          A.    Organizational issues for the Eighth Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference, including the High-level Segment on Education for Sustainable Development; and
          B.     Official documents for consideration at the High-level Segment on Education for Sustainable Development.

  • Recent activities to promote education for sustainable development;
  • Strengthening synergies with other organizations and processes;
  • Promoting education for sustainable development beyond 2015: organization of work after the High-level Meeting;
  • Round table: mainstreaming gender issues in education for sustainable development, and other issues.

Official documents

Official Documents ENG FRE RUS
Post-session documents:      
List of Participants as of 12 February 2016 pdf    
Report of the 11th meeting of the Steering Committee for ESD
(ECE/CEP/AC.13/2016/2)
pdf pdf pdf

Pre-session documents

! 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. !

 

 

 

Agenda Item 1: Opening of the meeting and adoption of the agenda

Provisional agenda - ECE/CEP/AC.13/2016/1

pdf

pdf

pdf

Agenda Item 2: Preparations for the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe High-level Meeting of Education and Environment Ministries in 2016 

 

 

 

(a) Organizational issues for the Eighth Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference, including the High-level Segment on Education for Sustainable Development  (Information Paper No. 1)

pdf

 

 

(b) Official documents for consideration at the High-level Segment on Education for Sustainable Development

 

 

 

Learning from each other: achievements, challenges and ways forward
(third evaluation report) - ECE/CEP/AC.13/2016/3

pdf

pdf

pdf

“Ten years of the UNECE Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development” publication

pdf

 

 

Draft future implementation framework  - ECE/CEP/AC.13/2016/4

pdf

pdf

pdf

Draft ministerial statement - ECE/CEP/AC.13/2016/5

pdf

pdf

pdf

Agenda Item 3. Recent activities to promote education for sustainable development

 

 

 

Agenda Item 4.    Strengthening synergies with other organizations and processes

 

 

 

Agenda Item 6. Round table - mainstreaming gender issues in Education for Sustainable Development  (Information paper No. 2)

pdf

 

 

Agenda Item 7: Status of the trust fund and resource requirements for 2016-2017

Official Documents ENG FRE RUS
Post-session documents:      
List of Participants as of 12 February 2016 pdf    
Report of the 11th meeting of the Steering Committee for ESD
(ECE/CEP/AC.13/2016/2)
pdf pdf pdf

Pre-session documents

! 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. !

 

 

 

Agenda Item 1: Opening of the meeting and adoption of the agenda

Provisional agenda - ECE/CEP/AC.13/2016/1

pdf

pdf

pdf

Agenda Item 2: Preparations for the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe High-level Meeting of Education and Environment Ministries in 2016 

 

 

 

(a) Organizational issues for the Eighth Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference, including the High-level Segment on Education for Sustainable Development  (Information Paper No. 1)

pdf

 

 

(b) Official documents for consideration at the High-level Segment on Education for Sustainable Development

 

 

 

Learning from each other: achievements, challenges and ways forward
(third evaluation report) - ECE/CEP/AC.13/2016/3

pdf

pdf

pdf

“Ten years of the UNECE Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development” publication

pdf

 

 

Draft future implementation framework  - ECE/CEP/AC.13/2016/4

pdf

pdf

pdf

Draft ministerial statement - ECE/CEP/AC.13/2016/5

pdf

pdf

pdf

Agenda Item 3. Recent activities to promote education for sustainable development

 

 

 

Agenda Item 4.    Strengthening synergies with other organizations and processes

 

 

 

Agenda Item 6. Round table - mainstreaming gender issues in Education for Sustainable Development  (Information paper No. 2)

pdf

 

 

Agenda Item 7: Status of the trust fund and resource requirements for 2016-2017

Registration

Practical Information for the delegates

Delegates attending the meeting are requested to register by 15 February 2016 using the new electronic procedure. Registration is available through the following link:
https://www2.unece.org/uncdb/app/ext/meeting-registration?id=YsBCED

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

Since Switzerland is 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)unece.org) not later than 15 December 2015. No application will be accepted after this deadline.

Practical Information for the delegates

Delegates attending the meeting are requested to register by 15 February 2016 using the new electronic procedure. Registration is available through the following link:
https://www2.unece.org/uncdb/app/ext/meeting-registration?id=YsBCED

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

Since Switzerland is 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)unece.org) not later than 15 December 2015. No application will be accepted after this deadline.

Good practices on gender in ESD

Template for providing good practices and success stories on mainstreaming gender equality in education and/or ESD doc

Provided inputs:

Austria pdf pdf pdf

Belgium-Flanders pdf 

Czech Republic pdf pdf 

Estonia pdf pdf  pdf

Germany pdf  pdf pdf

Greece pdf 

Hungary pdf  pdf  pdf pdf 

Kyrgyzstan pdf   

Montenegro pdf 

Switzerland pdf 

Ukraine pdf

Template for providing good practices and success stories on mainstreaming gender equality in education and/or ESD doc

Provided inputs:

Austria pdf pdf pdf

Belgium-Flanders pdf 

Czech Republic pdf pdf 

Estonia pdf pdf  pdf

Germany pdf  pdf pdf

Greece pdf 

Hungary pdf  pdf  pdf pdf 

Kyrgyzstan pdf   

Montenegro pdf 

Switzerland pdf 

Ukraine pdf

Presentations

Agenda Item Nos. ENG

Agenda item 2(b): Official documents for consideration at the High-level Segment on Education for Sustainable Development
- Heather Creech and Carolee Buckler: Evaluation report on the implementation of the UNECE Strategy for ESD (2005 to 2015)

pdf

Agenda item 3(b): Activities to promote education for sustainable development in other international forums - -UNESCO: GAP implementation update

pdf

Agenda item 4: Strengthening synergies with other organizations and processes

     Belarus: ESD in third EPR of Belarus

pdf

     Canada: Learning for a Sustainable Future: work and plans for promoting ESD in Canada
     over the period of the GAP

pdf

pdf

     Cyprus: Synergies in national and international level for promoting ESD

pdf

     Hungary: Introducing the project "Sustainability Science in Central and Eastern Europe"

pdf

     Sweden: Environmental and Sustainability Education Research network ESER

pdf

pdf

pdf

     Ukraine: Support of the national ESD platform in Ukraine in cooperation with UNDP programmes and scientists

pdf

     Copernicus Alliance: Leading Practice Publication in higher education for SD professional development

pdf

     UNECE Transport Division: Joint project with the ECE Trade Division "Education on standardization”

pdf

Agenda item 6: Round table: mainstreaming gender issues in education for sustainable development

 

     Czech Republic:  Gender issues in the Czech Republic – context of SDGs

pdf

     Kyrgyzstan: Gender sensitivity to democratic values of rural population through ESD principles

pdf

     Ukraine: Gender, environment and education: СSOs experience in Ukraine

pdf
Agenda Item Nos. ENG

Agenda item 2(b): Official documents for consideration at the High-level Segment on Education for Sustainable Development
- Heather Creech and Carolee Buckler: Evaluation report on the implementation of the UNECE Strategy for ESD (2005 to 2015)

pdf

Agenda item 3(b): Activities to promote education for sustainable development in other international forums - -UNESCO: GAP implementation update

pdf

Agenda item 4: Strengthening synergies with other organizations and processes

     Belarus: ESD in third EPR of Belarus

pdf

     Canada: Learning for a Sustainable Future: work and plans for promoting ESD in Canada
     over the period of the GAP

pdf

pdf

     Cyprus: Synergies in national and international level for promoting ESD

pdf

     Hungary: Introducing the project "Sustainability Science in Central and Eastern Europe"

pdf

     Sweden: Environmental and Sustainability Education Research network ESER

pdf

pdf

pdf

     Ukraine: Support of the national ESD platform in Ukraine in cooperation with UNDP programmes and scientists

pdf

     Copernicus Alliance: Leading Practice Publication in higher education for SD professional development

pdf

     UNECE Transport Division: Joint project with the ECE Trade Division "Education on standardization”

pdf

Agenda item 6: Round table: mainstreaming gender issues in education for sustainable development

 

     Czech Republic:  Gender issues in the Czech Republic – context of SDGs

pdf

     Kyrgyzstan: Gender sensitivity to democratic values of rural population through ESD principles

pdf

     Ukraine: Gender, environment and education: СSOs experience in Ukraine

pdf