Friday, January 6, 2017

Call for Applications: UNESCO Week for Peace and Sustainable Development: The Role of Education

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UNESCO, UNESCO MGIEP and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO are jointly putting out a call for youth to participate in The UNESCO Week for Peace and Sustainable Development: The Role of Education (6-10 March 2017, Ottawa, Canada). The conference will present a unique platform for discussion on two key programmes of UNESCO's Education Sector, namely Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Global Citizenship Education (GCED), and their practical contribution in achieving Target 4.7 of the Sustainable Development Goal 4 on Education. The Week will focus on the issue of teachers and teacher training, and highlight best practices in the field of ESD and GCED.

We're offering a unique opportunity to global youth committed to creating peaceful and sustainable societies through education to be part of this prestigious conference.

To apply you should:

  • Be between the ages of 18-35 as of June 1, 2016.
  • Be fluent in English or French.
  • Be able to easily and frequently access social media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter during the run-up to the conference week.
  • Be present for the full duration of the conference week in Ottawa Canada (6-10th March, 2017) and available on social media platforms (Facebook and Twitter).

If you meet these criteria, you can apply here:

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And don't forget to actively participate in our weekly online discussions.

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For more information, you can go here.

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All the best!

 UNESCO MGIEP, ICSSR Building First Floor · 35 Ferozshah Road · New Delhi 110001 · India

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