Expert Meeting on Climate Change Education in Africa

When, local time: 
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 - 9:00am to Friday, 22 March 2013 - 5:00pm
Mauritius, Grand Baie
Type of Event: 
Рабочая группа / Совещание экспертов
The expert meeting will focus on four thematic blocks: target the most affected and vulnerable, draw from a variety of knowledge sources, prepare for disaster, and building green societies through green job training. <br /><br />It will, in particular: <br />• promote the important contribution education can make to address climate change effects in African countries; <br />• further the effective integration of climate change issues into education programmes and school curricula in African countries;<br />• identify climate change adaptation and mitigation needs and responses for education systems and education institutions, including infrastructure, management and resourcing;<br />• enhance the exchange of experiences and good practices on climate change education among ministries, teachers, practitioners and young people;<br />• identify opportunities for partnerships between schools, NGOs, UN agencies and UNESCO networks to enhance formal and non-formal education programmes on climate change.