The UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development will highlight the crucial role of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) as a key enabler for the successful achievement of all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the COVID-19 rebuilding process, and to create momentum for strengthening ESD in policy and practice.
The Conference, organized by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany, and with the German Commission for UNESCO as advisory partner. It aims to:
- enhance awareness on sustainable development challenges and the crucial role of ESD as a key enabler for the successful achievement of all SDGs, particularly in light of the recent global developments during the Covid-19 pandemic; and
- create momentum for the new global framework ESD for 2030 for the period of 2020-2030 and its roadmap for implementation.
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dates: 17-19 May 2021