The Earth Charter Center for Education for Sustainable Development at the University for Peace
The EC Education Center offers a variety of education programmes that highlight the importance of values and principles for sustainability in processes of learning and decision-making. It provides an opportunity for participants to expand their understanding of sustainability and see the possibilities to put it into practice. It is a unique place to help professionals build capacity to integrating into education, life-long learning and planning the knowledge, values, and skills needed for a sustainable way of life.
The Center’s work is implemented under the framework of the UNESCO Chair on Education for Sustainable Development with the Earth Charter which has the purpose to generate educational programmes and research activities specifically on the intersection of sustainability, ethics and education. Learn more.
Principle 14a calls to “Provide all, especially children and youth, with the educational opportunities that empower them to contribute actively to sustainable development.” The Center heeds this call with programming specifically designed for youth. More information on trainings, webinars, and workshops is available on the youth education page.