How can a circular economy present new opportunities to create wealth and support sustainable development? This was the theme of The World Circular Economy Forum 2017 (WCEF2017) that took place from 5-7 June 2017, in Helsinki, Finland and in which the Center for Collaborative Learning about Sustainable Development participat...
Becoming Global Citizens was a week of activities held at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, and focused on research about sustainable development, education for responsible living, and international partnerships and exchanges.
"Education is the driving force behind the global Sustainable Development Goals" stated the Director- General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, at the UNESCO international week for peace and sustainability in Ottawa, Canada 5 to 10 March 2017 where the Center for Collaborative Learning for Sustainable Development was invited to parti...
The Center for Collaborative Learning for Sustainable Development invites you to join us in a week of diverse activities to help us better understand our role as global citizens. Date: 24-27 April 2017. Location: Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Campus Hamar and Lillehammer
Over 350 leaders of institutions of higher education in 85 countries assembled in Bangkok November 13-16, 2016 to examine how to contribute to the achievement of Agenda 2030’s sustainable development goals. Victoria W. Thoresen was invited to make a presentation about the work PERL/UNITWIN has done.
Nur University in Santa Cruz, Bolivia hosted the international conference arranged by The International Environment Forum with the support of PERL/UNITWIN in October 2016. The conference dealt with the theme “Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals as communities and individuals”.
September 21, 2016 marked the fact that Hedmark University University of Applied Sciences has, for 20 years, played a leading role in education for responsible, sustainable living both nationally and internationally.
PERL/UNITWIN partners contributed to the International Conference on Consumer Research held in Bonn on September 26-27, 2016. The presentations focused on consumer education - how it has evolved and what challenges it faces today.
Fourth in a series that focuses on policies and practices of education for responsible, sustainable living, the “Learning to Do” booklet recently published by PERL/UNITWIN provides descriptions of three successful methodologies used around the world.
PERL partners contributed actively to the 2016 SANORD conference held at Uppsala University on September 7-9, 2016. The conference highlighted the need to rethink, scrutinize and look beyond the dominant paradigm of New Public Management especially when it comes to governance and public service provisioning.
Researchers from Latin America and the Nordic countries convened on 1-2 September 2016 for a NORLARNET conference organized by the University of Oslo and focusing on Latin American Research for a Troubled World.
Several PERL partners joined teacher trainers from countries around the world at the The International Global Action Programme on ESD Conference and the 9th Biennial Meeting of the International Network of Teacher Education Institutions which was held the 21 – 24 August 2016 at Campus Gotland, Uppsala University, Sweden.
Hedmark University of Applied Sciences has been a driving force in a number of significant international programs and research projects about responsible, sustainable living. To further this work, a Center for Collaborative Learning for Sustainable Development is being launched on the 21st of September in Hamar from 10 a.m.-...
The annual GAP Partner meeting took place on July 5-6th 2016 in Paris, France bringing together representatives from networks around the world to review progress and consult on further action to improve and up-scale education for sustainable development.
The annual Tower Person Award for Consumer Educators (TOPACE) was given on June 11, 2016 to Bettina Dingler in her capacity as Specialist Adviser in the independent German Foundation Stiftung Warentest.
Youth Education Network (YEN) carried out an one day sensitization workshop on Sustainable Development Goals 4 (Quality Education) and 12 (Responsible Consumption and Production) in Kakamega County, Kenya.