Subject: Invitation | Education for Sustainability | International Greening Education Event 2012 | Germany
A three-day International Greening Education Event will be held from 10th to 12th of October 2012 in Karlsruhe, Germany. This event will bring together academia, policy makers, representatives of government and international development agencies, senior members of academic institutions, school administrators and teachers, sustainable development practitioners, environmental management professionals and other stakeholders from around the world.
The event provides an exclusive forum to: examine how climate change, depleting natural resources, loss of biodiversity and other environmental threats are affecting education sector; deliberate on why and how to embed sustainability in curricula, courses and teaching material; debate on the ways to make educational institutions a part of the solution to address the evolving environmental, social and economic issues; discuss success stories, challenges and best practices for greening education; and get insights on how education is being reshaped to meet the requirements of the 21st century.
Further to knowledge sharing, the upcoming event also provides an excellent networking opportunity with academia, sustainable development practitioners, members of government agencies and development organisations and other stakeholders in Europe and beyond. An excursion (optional) on Saturday the 13th of October, 2012 is planned which will also provide an additional and informal networking opportunity.
You are cordially invited to attend this international event and/ or nominate the member(s) of your institution.
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