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UNESCO Chair team invited to Sophia University Japan on 28/29 February 2024

UNESCO Chair team invited to Sophia University Japan on 28/29 February 2024

York´s UNESCO Chair Charles Hopkins and Chair Coordinator Katrin Kohl are invited to speak at a commemorative symposium at Sophia University (Japan) to take place online and in person on 28/29 February 2024. Charles Hopkins is designated as the guest of honour for the ceremonial opening of the UNESCO Chair. Sophia University has recently been […]

UNESCO Chair Newsletter February 2024

UNESCO Chair Newsletter February 2024

Find all the news and events to stay up to date in the field of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), a crucial education concept to transform societies, recognized as an integral element of quality education and a key enabler of all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Check out the February 2024 issue and sign up […]

UNITWIN webinar on rethinking higher education on 7 February 2024

UNITWIN webinar on rethinking higher education on 7 February 2024

Our UNITWIN Network on ESD & Societal Transformation is pleased to present a new webinar: Join us for a dialogue on the revised 1974 Recommendation concerning education for international understanding, co-operation and peace and education relating to human rights and fundamental freedoms. Four experts from Costa Rica, Germany, and South Africa will discuss the significance […]

UNESCO Chair endorses new Stephen Sterling Reader

UNESCO Chair endorses new Stephen Sterling Reader

The new Stephen Sterling Reader Learning and Sustainability in Dangerous Times received one of the rare endorsement from UNESCO Chair Charles Hopkins. The well-curated selection of articles reflects on a lifetime of integrating sustainability principles into all aspects of education and will serve as a wonderful read for those who wish to deepen their understanding […]

Our shared vision for ESD

Our shared vision for ESD

During the ESD-Net Global Meeting in Tokyo (Japan) on 18-20 December 2023, the UNITWIN Network on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Societal Transformation published their shared vision on ESD that goes beyond the current role in the ESD for 2023 Programme for the SDGs. Based on research evidence, UNITWIN Members acknowledged the crucial function […]

Youth Climate Report at COP28

Youth Climate Report at COP28

The Youth Climate Report (YCR) will be present at COP28 in Dubai from 30 November to 8 December 2023. The following films are scheduled for presentation (all times in Dubai time): The Planetary Heath Film Lab 2023: Belize Edition. Six films made by Indigenous youth from Belize will be screened at three events at COP28. The […]

2023 Ghana Youth Videography Programme to inform COP28

2023 Ghana Youth Videography Programme to inform COP28

Congratulations to 12 new filmmakers of the Ghana Youth Videography Programme. Young artists from from Ghana produced a dozen amazing documentary films that have already had significant impact on UN climate policy. Thank you for making a difference! Before this week's premiere in the capital city of Accra, the films were screened fo delegates attending […]