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This #EducationDay let’s call on world leaders to invest in education. Join us #LeadingSDG4 now!

Join UNESCO´s global campaign today and speak up for education! The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development. Without inclusive and equitable quality education and…

The lost treaties of Lithuania: priceless diplomatic treasures found in Toronto

Charles Hopkins, the UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Education toward Sustainability at York University, and Katrin Kohl, the Executive Coordinator to the UNESCO Chair, Focal Point for SDG 4 at the IAU HESD Cluster, were featured in The Globe and Mail…

The future of education for sustainable development (ESD) indicators at higher education institutions

You are invited to join an interactive webinar discussing outcomes of 2-year stakeholder consultation on ESD indicator development for higher education institutions. Coordinated by the University of Twenter in the Netherlands, the Unesco Chair at York University Toronto, Canada Charles…

Only few spots left: young voices front and centre at the Sustainable on the Go Conference on 17 November 2022

York University will feature diverse young voices from across the world at the 2nd edition of the Sustainable on the Go (SOTG 2022). The event is co-organized by York International, the UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Education towards Sustainability, and their international partners during the International…

Celebrating 30 years since ECO-ED in Canada

Our Chairholder Charles Hopkins was the chairman and main organizer of the first global event on education for sustainable development in Canada in 1992. "The World Congress for Education and Communication on Environment andDevelopment (ECO-ED), which took place in Toronto,…

Save the date: launch of the UNESCO ESD-Net 2030 on 4 October 2022

Following the success and lessons learned from the previous Global Action Programme(GAP), UNESCO developed the ESD for 2030 framework and Roadmap, a global framework for the implementation of Education for Sustainable Development for the period 2020-2030. To accelerate this global…


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