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Members of IUCN CEC contributed to the book 'Young people, education, and sustainable development'

CEC Contributes to Book on Youth and Sustainability

Over a dozen members of IUCN CEC contributed to the new book Young people, education, and sustainable development: Exploring principles, perspectives, and praxis. The book offers a global perspective on education initiatives by and for young people that promote a transition to sustainability. It includes 38 essays co-authored by 68 contributors from 25 nations.
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09 Aug 2009 | News story

Textiles at a market in Quito, Ecuador

Weaving Together Two Commissions: Joint Meeting Reports

Bright ideas, like the colors of textiles woven in Ecuador, combined to create new plans for collaborative action by two IUCN Commissions during a joint meeting of their Steering Committees two hours outside Quito. Each Commission met separately on its 2009-2012 agenda, and then worked together to propose mutual areas for action. Two reports summarize the findings of this May 2009 meeting of CEC, the Commission on Education and Communication, and WCPA, the World Commission on Protected Areas. …  

09 Aug 2009 | News story
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The Environmental Information Revolution - A Forum

Climate change has spurred an unprecedented demand for information about our changing planet. Decision makers need timely, accurate, scientifically sound and relevant information. IUCN CEC Chair Keith Wheeler will moderate one of several high-powered panels on this issue at a Washington D.C. forum on July 30, 2009. Panel topics include private sector opportunity; Earth Observations and how to deliver information about carbon and oceans;  managing risk and guiding climate change adaptation; and financing the environmental information revolution.
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16 Jul 2009 | News story

The tree of Lao Pa Go retreat

International Seminar on Greening Education

A three-day International Seminar on Greening Education will be held from 30 September to 2 October 2009 in the "green" city of Karlsruhe, Germany. …  

09 Jul 2009 | News story

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2010 St Andrews Prize for the Environment

The St Andrews Prize announces its call for entries. The deadline is October 31. 2009.  The Prize recognises significant contributions to environmental conservation and attracts entries from more than 50 countries each year . There is an award of $75,000 USD for the winner and $25,000 USD for each of the two runners-up. …  

09 Jul 2009 | News story

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Catalyze IUCN CEC Action in Your Country

Are you a leader who can inspire action for sustainability in your own country? Are you active in professional networks in mass media, universities, knowledge management, social marketing or IT? Or do you know someone who fits this description? Nominations are now being accepted for National Activators in the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication (CEC). Submit your nomination for IUCN CEC National Activator by July 31.
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09 Jul 2009 | News story

Connecting with other Commissions, pictured here with the World Commission on Protected Areas

IUCN CEC Newsletter June 2009

The June 2009 newsletter of the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication is now online. Issue 28 covers the first-ever Joint Steering Committee with IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas, held mid-May in Ecuador. It also features reports by CEC members attending the World Environmental Education Congress and meetings in Beijing, Cairo and Paris. Follow links to read more about the books, brochures, websites and e-newsletters introduced here. …  

08 Jul 2009 | News story

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Future Leaders Survey Asks 25,000 UK Students About Action and Change

Three quarters of UK students believe serious change is needed if human civilisation is to survive into the next century. …  

04 Mar 2008 | News story

Young Leaders in Amman

Young Leaders Empowered to "Be the Change"

Youth leaders from all over the world gathered in Jordan to build their leadership capacities and raise their awareness on their roles and responsibilities towards sustainable development in the world. Tomorrow's leaders were urged to "Be the Change" and start acting to save the world during a global seminar entitled Advancing Youth Leadership on Sustainable Development held at the United Nations University – International Leadership Institute (UNU/ILI) in Amman, Jordan from October 21- 25, 2007. …  

24 Oct 2007 | News story

CEC presents new social learning and communication technologies to enhance environmental sustainability in the Arab Region

Participants from universities, NGOs, government offices, and global networks from the Arab region joined together at the Alexandria Library to explore new learning to support and promote accelerated learning in the Arab region. …  

23 Sep 2007 | News story

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