‘Whole System’ Approach Needed to Cut #Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Experts Say at Climate Meeting

Appropriate Management of Natural Resources at Centre of Solutions to Climate Change, Says International Resource Panel Decoupling economic growth from escalating resource use should be an integral part of climate policy, according to a group of the world’s most renowned natural resources scientists.  As nations gathered at COP21 in Paris for their first day of […]

#Biomimicry: inspiration is everywhere…

Bringing ideas to life. Each year 5-10 finalists in the Open category of the Global Design Challenge are invited to participate in the Challenge Accelerator program. Designed to help biomimetic solutions advance beyond the concept stage, the BGDC Accelerator is an intensive 6-9 month program during which the teams continue to develop their design concepts […]

The #BigHistory Anthropocene Conference: A #Transdisciplinary Exploration

We are delighted to invite you to attend our Big History Anthropocene Conference: A Transdisciplinary Exploration in Sydney, Australia.The human race has had such a profound impact on the climate and environment of the Earth that some have proposed we have entered a new geological era – the Anthropocene. Explore Big Issues with Global Impact  Examine critical challenges […]

Using Nature’s Design Principles to Feed Nine Billion: Finalists announced for the world’s first food system-focused biomimicry innovation accelerator

Using Nature’s Design Principles to Feed Nine Billion Finalists announced for the world’s first food system-focused biomimicry innovation accelerator Earlier this year, hundreds of people from around the world took on a challenge to fix our global food system by looking to nature for design solutions. Now, eight finalist teams have been invited to prototype […]

THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY TO AVOID DEPLETION OF NATURAL RESOURCES OF PLANET EARTH

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: falcoforado@uol.com.br – Abstract: The purpose of this article is to demonstrate the need for the adoption of Circular Economy in order to avoid the depletion of natural resources of planet Earth […]

2015 UNESCO Literacy Prizes go to organizations in Chile, Madagascar, Mozambique, Slovakia and Sri Lanka

The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, has named this year’s laureates of UNESCO’s International Literacy Prizes: Associação Progresso in Mozambique and Sri Lanka’s National Institute of Education will receive the UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize, while Madagascar’s Platform of Associations in Charge of ASAMA and Post-ASAMA will receive theUNESCO Confucius Prize for Literacy alongside Juan Luis Vives School of Valparaiso in […]

World Education Forum 2015 adopts Declaration on the Future of Global Education until 2030

 Download FINAL Declaration  2014 Peace Nobel Award Kailash Satyarthi during his speech on May 19 In April 2000, the participants of the World Education Forum held in Dakar, Senegal, adopted the Dakar Framework for Action “Education for All: Meeting our Collective Commitment“. They reaffirmed the vision of the World Declaration on Education for All (EFA) adopted ten years earlier (Jomtien, […]

Full Implementation of Education for All as a Vehicle for Meeting the Learning Needs of Children, Youth, and Adults

  Ambassador David Doyle along St. Kitts and Nevis Minister of Education  Mr. Shawn Richards . The Ministers of Education from Latin America and the Caribbean have expressed their commitment with education in their common release. Good morning, Ministers, Excellencies and distinguished  members  of  the press. I am Shawn Richards, Minister of Education and Deputy Prime Minister of the Caribbean state of St. Kitts […]

2015 NGO Forum Declaration: Towards the Right to Inclusive Quality Public Education and Lifelong Learning Beyond 2015

Download the full 2015 NGO Forum Declaration here in English, French and Spanish Download the NGO Programme here Intervention of Mr. Limbani Nsapato (Regional Coordinator at ANCEFA) in the 2015 NGO Forum As part of the World Education Forum 2015, the 2015 NGO Forum, 18-19 May, provides a space for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to meet among themselves and agree […]

Thinking the twenty-first century: Ideas for the new political economy (Book Review)

  Book Review from Sue L. T. McGregor PhD Professor Emerita (MSVU) McGregor Consulting Group www.consultmcgregor.com  sue.mcgregor@msvu.ca    I was drawn to the title of this book – thinking the 21st century and smiled when I read that he was inspired by Tony Judt and Timothy Snyder’s (2013) book titled Thinking the Twentieth Century. Per […]

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