Green Schools Conference

The 2020 Green Schools Conference & Expo (GSCE) will be held March 2-4 in downtown Portland. GSCE is the premier education and engagement opportunity for leaders and advocates who are passionate about the future of healthy, sustainable schools throughout the country and around the world. It is...

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RCE Asia-Pacific SDG Youth Challenge 2020: EOI Open Now!

The 2020 RCE SDG Youth Challenge ‘Youth for the Goals’ is an exciting and unique youth-led initiative focused on delivering the SDGs at a local level. This year, the Challenge will be focusing on SDG 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities, SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and...

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ESD for 2030: The Future Depends on Us!

The United Nations has established a new decade, beginning in 2020, focused on the power of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). “ESD for 2030” calls for educators to help advance new skills, empower youth, increase public awareness, and build community partnerships to achieve the...

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Whitman College Publishes Article on GPSEN Co-Founder Kim Smith

GPSEN Co-Founder Kim Smith’s expertise in — and passion for — environmental sociology has made her an international leader in sustainability education, representing the U.S. in global efforts, while also bettering her own community in Portland, Oregon. In addition to teaching sociology at...

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Virtual Bridge to COP25 BlueCOP Program

This year’s COP25, held from December 2 – 13, 2019, in Madrid, Spain, marks the 25th annual United Nations conference on climate change.  These conferences have produced some of the most comprehensive international agreements for setting greenhouse gas emission targets and increasing...

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Virtual 17 Rooms-U Global Discussion

The SUNY COIL Center is hosting a global online discussion of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during International Education Week.  We invite participation in any language and encourage contributions from all over the world. Participants can join the conversation on either platform at...

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2019 US Cities Sustainable Development Report

The 2019 US Cities Sustainable Development Report is SDSN’s third city-level report ranking 105 US cities on progress towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 (SDGs). The results show that there will be significant work to do across the board if the SDGs are to be achieved by 2030,...

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These Are the Best Countries to Be a Woman in 2019

A new global report analyzes the state of gender equality in 129 countries around the world. Denmark is the country closest to achieving the goal of gender equality, according to a new report recently published by UK-based NGO Equal Measure 2030 — but no country has achieved total gender equality...

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Reaching out for the Stars: Consolidating the HESD Constellation

The COPERNICUS Alliance Online Conference 2019, entitled “Reaching out for the Stars: Consolidating the HESD Constellation”, will take place from 9-11 September 2019. This innovative online conference is free of charge and travel carbon! It seeks to unite people and institutions committed to...

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Free UN Sustainable Development Courses

Adopted by the United Nations in 2015, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are 17 goals with 169 targets that the UN is committed to working towards through the year 2030 with the hope of creating lasting positive change and freedom in the general areas of People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace,...

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