BE FOODSMART! We can eat more sustainably

The main seafood consumed by our society are top predators like tuna, salmon and cod. This is unsustainable and we have to change our eating habits towards seafood from lower down the food web. We can eat more sustainably by tapping into local marine resources and reconnecting consumers with their coastal cultural heritage by providing […]

UNESCO Global Action Programme on ESD

      UNESCO launched the Global Action Programme (GAP) to generate momentum on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD). This follows commitments made by the UN Decade for Education for Sustainable Development that called for changes about how we think and act to achieve Sustainable Development.In 2015 ECO-UNESCO Clubs Ireland was recognised by UNESCO for […]

Save the date!

  ECO-UNESCO’s SDG event ‘Youth for Sustainable Development and the Global Action Programme’ Celebrating the SDG’s ECO-UNESCO, Irelands’ environmental education and youth organisation, is delighted to invite you to celebrate the launch of the Sustainable Developments Goalsand to begin ‘empowering and mobilising youth’ to take action on achieving these goals. The event is to scale […]

ECO-UNESCO attending the World Environmental Education Congress in Sweden

Hundreds of delegates from organisations all around the globe with a stake in environmental and sustainability education took part in the international World Environmental Education Congress 2015 that was held in Gothenburg, Sweden, between June 29th and July 2nd. ECO-UNESCO as a leader in environmental education and education for sustainable development in Ireland, represented by Elaine […]

Code of Conduct on Images and Messages

  As an associate member of Dóchas, ECO-UNESCO has formally adopted a Code of Conduct on Images and Messages for its public communications.By signing the Code, Development ECO-UNESCO commits to a set of principles, ensuring that it will avoid stereotypical or sensational images. The adoption of the Code means that aid agencies will choose images and messages […]

Learning2Change Our World News

ECO-UNESCO offer free teacher training that will explore links between Development Education/Education for Sustainable Development and the curriculum, with a focus on both subject specific and cross-curricular links highlighting the importance of DE/ESD in the curriculum at both junior and senior cycle.   It provides great networking opportunities for teachers and give the confidence to […]

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World Environment Day

Celebrate the biggest day for positive environmental action!     To celebrate this year’s World Environment Day on June 5th, ECO-UNESCO’s Environmental Youth Officer will be spending the day in Scoil Mhuire in Swanlinbar, Co Cavan, delivering ECO-Watchers workshops on Energy! These workshops will look at the wide ranging subject of Energy itself – human […]

UNESCO’s Global Action Programme

  ‘Educating for a Sustainable future’- ECO-UNESCO Clubs Ireland invited as a Key Partner in the implementation of UNESCO’s GAP (Global Action Programme).         The first meeting of UNESCO’s Global Action Programme (GAP) Key Partner Network was held in Paris, France during May 26th and May 27th at the UNESCO Head Quarters. […]