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EETU Related Upcoming Events

38th UNEP/UNESCO/BMUB International Postgraduate Course on Environmental Management, 13 January - 16 July 2015

Youth Encounter for Sustainability - Costa Rica, 5 - 18 July 2015

Massive Open Online Course on Marine Litter, September - December 2015

Eye on Earth Summit 2015, 6 - 8 October 2015

EETU Event Summaries

UNECE and UNEP sign landmark agreement, 9 May 2015

African Ministers Endorse the African Environmental Education and Training Action Plan 2015 2024, 3 March 2015


The Environmental Education and Training Unit (EETU) serves as focal point for implementation of the Global Action Programme on Education for Sustainable Development, adopted by UN General Assembly Resolution A/RES/69211 on 19 December 2014.

EETU's programmes, projects, initiatives and activities are organized around three pillars, namely: Education, Training and Networking with specific focus on Higher Education, through the Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability (GUPES).

EETU supports and strengthens implementation of UNEP’s seven cross-cutting thematic priorities by sharing UNEP's knowledge base with academic community, harnessing the potential of universities as vehicles of change and transformation within communities, and by promoting south-south collaboration amongst institutions of higher learning through mainstreaming of environment and sustainability issues.

E-Learning on International Environmental Law Sustainability Literacy Test

UNEP Reports & Publications

Our Planet - Healthy Planet, Healthy People

Forests in a Changing Climate

Greening University Toolkit

Integrated Environmental Assessment Training Manual

Unit-Based Sustainability Assessment Tool

Environmental Reporting for African Journalists Handbook

Education for Sustainable Development Innovations Course Toolkit

Climate Change Starters’ Guidebook: An Issues Guide for Education Planners and Practitioners.

UNEP Year Book 2014: Emerging Issues in Our Global Environment

World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development (WCESD) Links

WCESD and Outcomes

WCESD Final Declaration

Full report on the DESD 'Shaping the Future We Want'