UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development - Moving into the Second Half of the UN Decade

The UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development – Moving into the Second Half of the UN Decade was held in Bonn, Germany, from 31 March to 2 April 2009. Organizers of the conference are UNESCO and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, in cooperation with the German Commission for UNESCO.

Five years into the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, for which UNESCO is the lead agency, the conference aimed to highlight the relevance of ESD to all of education; promote international exchange on ESD, especially between countries of the North and the South; carry out a stock-taking of the implementation of the UN Decade, and develop strategies for the way ahead. more

World Conference Proceedings published

The Proceedings of the World Conference have been published. They contain the outcomes of the Bonn Conference and provide the reader with reports on plenary sessions, the high-level segment with almost 50 Ministers and...

Young ESD Voices Documentary now on YouTube

One day before the official opening of the World Conference, a workshop brought together 25 young actors from across the world who have demonstrated engagement in Education for Sustainable Development. Participants were selected...

Bonn Declaration now available in 8 languages

The Bonn Declaration, adopted by the participants of the UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development (Bonn, Germany) is now available in eight languages, namely in English, French, Spanish, German, Arabic,...

International Conference on Higher Education and ESD

5 Years of HESD. Looking Back - Moving Forward20-22 November 2009, Penang, Malaysia

The third international conference - hosted by the UNESCO Chair, Higher Education for Sustainable Development in cooperation with the Universiti...

Man reading a report

DESD Monitoring & Evaluation process

The 3rd draft of the DESD Global Report on contexts and structures for ESD was presented at the Bonn World Conference on ESD. This was done in one of the Conference plenaries with a presentation of the key findings of the draft...

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