Education for Life NGO was invited to participate in Rio+20: United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. Javier Collado submitted a proposal for educational reform at global level (you can read it here: proposal for Rio+20) which was one of the most voted throughout the world in the group of Sustainable Development for Eradication of Poverty.
Javier Collado promoting Global Education in Rio+20
In this way, on June 16, 2012, the proposal was submitted to extensive discussion with the Heads of State from over 100 countries:
The educational proposal aims to contribute to achieve the Millennium Development Goals for 2015 and 2025 created, among others, by the Director of the Earth Institute Mr. Jeffrey D. Sachs.
In this conference, Education for Life had the opportunity to meet great people from all over the world, who provided outstanding work and visions to achieve Sustainable Development. After one week of conversations between 65,000 people coming from all over the world, it was launched the “The Future We Want“.
With Serven Cullis-Suzuki, Board at David Suzuki Foundation
With Marcos Tenera (Intertribal Committee Chair) and Márcia Lopez (Ex-Minister of Development and hunger in Brazil)
With Judith Sutz, Academic Coordinator at the University of the Republic in Montevideo (Uruguay)
With Victor Trucco (Honor President at AAPRESID) and Lourdes Huanca (President at National Federation of Rural Women Workers, and Indigenous Artisans of Peru)
Además, el Presidente de la ONG ha presentado, junto con profesionales de otros continentes, una conferencia en La Cúpula de los Pueblos, el mayor evento de movilización civil de todo el mundo, donde se ha hablado sobre el Empoderamiento de la Educación. Educación como llave para un mundo justo y sostenible.
In addition, the President of the NGO presented, together with other professionals from different continents, a conference in The Peoples´ Summit, the largest event of civil mobilization around the world, where he spoke about how “Empowering Future. Education as a key for a just and sustainable world”.
With some member of CONCORD, CIVICUS and Council of Europe
Education for Life promotes a humanistic and philanthropic vision of education as a social engine to achieve sustainable development and poverty eradication.