Beyond Classrooms: Education as a Mechanism for Community Climate Action

  • DATE / TIME:
    2022•11•15    11:00 - 11:40
    Sharm El Sheikh & Online (EET)

    Photo: Axel Fassio/CIFOR

    This side event of the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (UNFCCC COP27) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, will discuss transformative community-based climate action and the importance of local solutions to global issues. It will share examples of education for sustainable development (ESD) projects implemented by the global network of Regional Centres of Expertise on ESD (RCEs).


    This event will be open to all participants of UNFCCC COP27. It will be part of the Action Hub in the Blue Zone at COP27.

    The event will be streamed live on the UNFCCC YouTube channel and the UNFCCC Virtual Platform (for registered delegates).


    11:00– 11:03 Introduction of RCE Global Network

    11:03– 11:10 Video Presentation of RCE Climate Action Projects

    11:10– 11:18 RCE Bogota Project Presentation

    • Diana Páez: Beginning in Bogota: How urban youth can be an engine to achieve low-carbon sustainable lifestyles

    11:18–11:26 RCE Denmark Project Presentation

    • David Rangan: Apprentices in sustainability: Vocational training in wood as an element of sustainable construction methods

    11:26–11:36 Q&A

    11:36–11:39 Final Reflections

    11:39–11:40 Closing