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Conference Proceeding

UNESCO Asia and the Pacific Regional Bureau for Education hosted an expert consultation on Strengthening Monitoring and Evaluation of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Asia and the Pacific in close collaboration with the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and United Nations University Institute of Advance Studies (UNU...

Policy Report

This report was developed as part of a series of three research publications on the research project led by UNU-IAS and IGES on monitoring and evaluation of education for sustainable development, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. This report specifically focuses on the assessment of ESD learning performance. The information contained here...

Policy Report

This report was developed as part of a series of three research publications on the research project led by UNU-IAS and IGES on monitoring and evaluation of education for sustainable development, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. This report specifically focuses on the study of ESD implementation at a national level and tries to identify the...

Conference Proceeding

The Southeast Asia Reporting and Capacity Building Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of Education for Sustainable Development was jointly organised by UNU-IAS, IGES, and UNESCO. The workshop was held on the 23-24 April 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand.

The concept for the workshop is as follows:
The United Nations University Institute of Advanced...

Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability
Author:
Shimano Satoshi

The principal goal of sustainability is attaining a state where the planet’s resource extraction,
use and the resultant pollution, particularly by humans residing or operating in it will be within its
(the Earth’s) carrying capacity. Organizations, homes and communities are pivotal in the sustainability
transition as they serve as “frameworks” for...

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Shimano Satoshi

This article discusses a business-school collaborative learning partnership in the
Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in
Greater Sendai. This partnership is further linked to a broader context of multi-stakeholder
public participation in the RCE that was set up to advance the ESD agenda in the region....

Peer-reviewed Article
In Waste Management & Research
Author:
Shabbir H Gheewala
Sébastien Bonnet

At present, there are many environmental, economic and social problems associated with poor municipal solid waste (MSW) management in Thailand. The development of sustainable solid waste management systems is a crucial aspect and should be based on an integrated approach. Therefore, an integrated system was designed for Nonthaburi Municipality...

Conference Proceeding

These are Proceedings from the Northeast Asia Reporting and Capacity Building Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of Education for Sustainable Development which was jointly organised by UNU-IAS and IGES and held on 20 February 2012 at the UNU-IAS office in Yokohama, Japan.

The United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) and...

Book Chapter
In ESD Practices in Addressing Biodiversity
Author:
Shimano Satoshi
Mochizuki Yoko

This case study on ESD and natural resource utilisation offers a good example of multi-stakeholder social learning for regional sustainable development based on partnerships between environmentalists and farmers. A citizen's movement to conserve a wetland evolved into a participatory programme for engaging with the community for the preservation of...