This event is part of the Transforming Education Summit, taking place at UN headquarters in New York on 16–19 September 2022. Solutions Day on 17 September aims to mobilise support to launch or scale up initiatives connected to the summit.
Participants will showcase transformative climate education and lifelong learning initiatives at all levels of education. The session will pay particular attention to the role of higher education in bridging diverse sectors and key stakeholders to implement a whole-society approach to mainstreaming climate education towards net-zero by 2050. The consolidated outputs from the session will contribute to the new UNU-IAS initiative to develop a postgraduate degree specialisation on the Paris Agreement on climate change, to be launched in 2023.
This event is open to attendees of the Transforming Education Summit. It will be streamed live on UN Web TV.
13:00–13:05 Opening Remarks
13:05–13:20 Framing Presentation
What Bhutan can teach the world about being carbon negative
13:20–14:05 Panel Discussion
Part 1 — The roles of higher education from the perspectives of the panels’ respective sectors in transforming climate education and actions towards net-zero by 2050
Part 2 — Key success factors in their respective whole society approaches to climate education and lifelong learning
14:25–14:30 Closing Remarks
Information on the speakers is available to view or download.