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15:30 to 17:00: The Role of Environmental Education for Sustainable Development in a Transition to a Green Economy - from Tbilisi to Rio+20
18 Jun 2012 - 18 Jun 2012
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Rio Centro P3-F

This side-event organized by the Government of Georgia in Partnership with UNESCO and UNEP aims to provide forum for government, international organizations, and major group representatives to discuss the role of environmental education and education for sustainable development in the transition towards green economies, and its role for creation of a more sustainable future and greener world. It is expected to highlight achievements and setbacks since the first intergovernmental conference on environmental education held in Tbilisi in October 1977.

The outcome of the side-event would feed into the preparation for the 35th anniversary of the Tbilisi conference to be held in September 2012.

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