UNU-IAS has opened the application period for the Regional Centres for Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCE) Awards for 2021. The RCEs are encouraged to nominate their most outstanding ESD project/s for the award and are to illustrate how RCEs address local sustainable development challenges, and therefore provide an example of how the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can be implemented at the local level through quality education.
Submissions are invited in any of the following categories to underscore the contribution of RCEs to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or other themes related to ESD:
SDG 1: No poverty
SDG 2: Zero hunger
SDG 3: Good health and well-being
SDG 4: Quality education
SDG 5: Gender equality
SDG 6: Clean water and sanitation
SDG 7: Affordable and clean energy
SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth
SDG 9: Industry, Innovation, and infrastructure
SDG 10: Reduced inequalities
SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities
SDG 12: Responsible consumption and production
SDG 13: Climate action
SDG 14: Life below water
SDG 15: Life on land
SDG 16: Peace, justice, and strong institutions
SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals
Disaster risk reduction
Plants & animals
Online submission of the Award project or programme is to be done on the RCE Portal and must be done by 15 October 2021.
For more information, including submission guidelines, please visit the Global RCE Network website.