UNESCO Week for Peace and Sustainable Development: The role of education

Location: Ottawa, Canada,   Start Date: 06 Mar 2017, 9:00 AM,   End Date: 10 Mar 2017, 5:00 PM
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The UNESCO Week for Peace and Sustainable Development: The role of education will take place in Ottawa, Canada, from 6 to 10 March 2017. Organized by UNESCO and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, the event will focus on the issue of teachers and teacher training, and highlight best practices in the fields of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Global Citizenship Education (GCED).

The event represents a unique platform for discussion on two key programmes of the Education Sector, namely Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Global Citizenship Education (GCED), and their practical contribution in achieving Target 4.7 of the Sustainable Development Goal 4 on Education.

The event also provides the opportunity to gather two important events organized back-to-back with sessions open to all participants:

Please contact Mr. Alexander Leicht at a.leicht@unesco.org for more details.