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Tbilsi Plus 30 Environmental Education Congress

5 September 2007

The early bird registration deadline for the 4th International Conference on Environmental Education “Environmental education towards a sustainable future – partners for the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development” has been extended to the 9th September.  The conference is taking place in Ahmedabad, 24th – 28th November 2007 to celebrate 30 years since the first inter governmental conference on environmental education held at Tbilisi in 1977.

The Conference will be a forum to show that Education works, to make it a part of decision-making, and scale it up. It will be a platform for sharing of practices and learnings; exchange of ideas and information on ongoing and planned initiatives in the field of Environmental Education (EE) and Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) the world over. The Conference will highlight partnerships between the two fields, discuss the role of EE as a Champion of ESD and deliberate on partnerships with several other disciplines / organizations.

The Conference will bring together participants from all over the world which include educators from the field of environment, health, water and sanitation, human rights, gender, peace, citizenship, social justice and others, civil society /NGOs, corporates, academics, and media, government officials and representatives of UN agencies. Working Session Themes have been developed based on DESD perspectives and will be crosscutting.

For more information and to book your place, visit the congress website.

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