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Here and Now! Education for Sustainable Consumption: Recommendations and Guidelines

This publication provides recommendations and guidelines aimed at policy-makers and educators on how to best integrate and implement Education for Sustainable Consumption (ESC) in the formal education sector. It contains two main chapters: a) "Addressing the challenges" illustrates the importance of ESC to policy makers and its contribution in achieving major policy goals such as environmental protection and sustainable development strategies; b) "Optimizing opportunities" is targeted to educational authorities, teacher trainers and educators to include ESC in their curricula and teaching activities. This chapter contains a series of inspiring case studies and best practices from all over the world.

Here and Now! has been jointly developed by UNEP and the Marrakech Process Task Force on ESC led by Italy, in collaboration with the United Nations Decade on Education for Sustainable Development and Hedmark University College in Norway.


Language: English
Publication date: February 2011
Programme: Education | Marrakech Process
ISBN: 978-92-807-3073-9
Pages: 34