Sustainable Development Goals

One of the main outcomes of the Rio+20 Conference was the agreement by member States to launch a process to develop a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will build upon the Millennium Development Goals and converge with the post 2015 development agenda (click here for information on different work streams). It was decided […]

Sustainable Development Goals for 2030: The Land Beyond Borders for our Planetary Youth

Interconnecting dreams in the land beyond borders. Photo in Vitsa, Greece. Spanish version Around the world, young people of both sexes look to the future, and question current socio-economic models that are based on the irrational exploitation of natural resources. While it is true that capitalist systems have brought enormous material benefits, their functionalist view subordinates […]

Qingdao Declaration Promotes Use of ICT to achieve Education Targets in New Sustainable Development Goals

The Qingdao Declaration on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in education was approved at the conclusion of the conference on ICT for the 2030 Education Agenda held in Qingdao, China. The Declaration outlines how technology can be used to achieve education targets for equity, access, quality and lifelong learning in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) […]

Involving Youth in the Sustainable Development Goals: the ECOSOC Youth Forum

  From the 2nd to the 3rd of February, the ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council) Youth Forum brought together UN Member States, UN agencies, youth delegates, representatives of youth organisations and other young people in the UN Headquarters in New York City. The sessions focused on youth engagement in the transition from MDGs (Millennium Development Goals) to SDGs […]

END 2018 – #Education and New Developments 2018 in Budapest, Hungary

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (1st Call for Abstracts) International Conference on Education and New Developments 2018 23 to 25 of June, 2018 – Budapest, Hungary   = Important Dates = Abstract submissions: until 24 November, 2017 Authors’ notifications: from 8 January, 2018 Registration and Final Submission: until 5 February, 2018     = Conference Goals […]

Global Action Programme on #Education for #SustainableDevelopment #SDGs

The Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) seeks to generate and scale-up concrete actions in ESD. It is intended to make a substantial contribution to the post-2015 agenda. The GAP is the follow up to the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014). There is now a growing international recognition of […]

UNESCO Week on Peace and Sustainable Development highlights teachers’ role in achieving Global Development Agenda

More than 400 experts, practitioners and policymakers from the public, non-governmental and private sector from all regions will attend UNESCO Week on Peace and Sustainable Development: The Role of Education, in Ottawa, Canada from 6 to 10 March. Organized by UNESCO and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, the event will focus on Education for Sustainable […]

@UNESCO: #Education needs to change fundamentally to meet global development goals @GEMReport #SDG4all

  The new Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report by UNESCO, shows the potential for education to propel progress towards all global goals outlined in the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs). It also shows that education needs a major transformation to fulfill that potential and meet the current challenges facing humanity and the planet. […]


Fernando Alcoforado  Member of the Bahia Academy of Education (Brazil). Engineer and Doctor of Territorial Planning and Regional Development from the University of Barcelona (Spain). e-mail: . Abstract This article aims to demonstrate that sustainable development is a requirement for the survival of humanity because it faces two major threats. One of them is represented […]

END 2016 – Education and New Developments

END 2016 – Education and New Developments 2016 in Ljubljana, Slovenia: send your abstract until 2 November, 2015 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (1st Call – New Date)   International Conference on Education and New Developments 2016 (END 2016) 12 to 14 of June, 2016 – Ljubljana, Slovenia   = Important Dates = Abstract submissions (2nd […]

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