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Twelfth meeting of the UNECE Steering Committee on Education for Sustainable Development

20 - 21 April 2017

Salle IX , Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland.

The Committee is expected to address:

·    Election of officers
·    Outcomes of the Batumi High-level Meeting of Education and Environment Ministries and future work
·    Progress in implementing the Strategy
·    Outcomes of capacity-building activities
·    Recent activities to promote education for sustainable development in other international forums
·    Draft workplan for 2017–2019
·    Status of the trust fund and resource requirements
·    Strengthening synergies with other organizations and processes
·    Mainstreaming gender issues in ESD, and other current issues.

Official Documents

The meeting is a paperless event to the extend possible. Participants are encouraged to download the documents in electronic format. Documents for the meeting are made available on this website.


Pre-Session Documents




Agenda Item 1: Opening of the meeting and adoption of the agenda     
Provisional agenda - ECE/CEP/AC.13/2017/1




Agenda Item 4 (a):  Proposed topics for reporting on progress in the implementation of the UNECE Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development (country reporting questionnaire)
ECE/CEP/AC.13/2017/4 - (Advance Copy)



Agenda Item 6:  Draft workplan for the implementation period of 2017–2019 of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Strategy for Education for Sustainable Development
ECE/CEP/AC.13/2017/3 - (Advance Copy)


Post-Session Documents





List of participants





Information for Delegates:

Delegates attending the meeting are requested to register by 15 February 2016 using the new electronic procedure. Registration is available through the following link:


Please open this link using the internet explorer or chrome. Please create an account and then you would have access.

In case of difficulties you may refer to the user manual or please contact the secretariat by email (elizabeth.james(at)unece.org).

Since Switzerland is part of the Schengen Zone, obtaining a visa might take up to 5 weeks. Participants needing a visa are therefore requested to submit their application as soon as possible and initiate visa procedures at least four weeks before the meeting.

Requests for financial support should be submitted to the UNECE secretariat (elizabeth.james(at)unece.org) not later than Friday, 17 March 2017. No application will be accepted after this deadline.


Informal Documents