ERIC Number: ED161711
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Intergovernmental Conference on Environmental Education Organized by UNESCO in Co-operation with UNEP (Tbilisi, USSR, 14-26 October 1977). Final Report.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Delegates from 66 UNESCO member states were involved in this conference, as well as various observers and members of other organizations. The following were the main points of the agenda: (1) major environmental problems in contemporary society; (2) role of education in facing the challenges of environmental problems; (3) current efforts at the national and international levels for the development of environmental education; (4) strategies; and (5) regional and international cooperation. The results of the conference were a declaration which appeals to the UNESCO member states to include: (1) measures in their educational policies designed to introduce environmental concerns; and (2) activities and contents into their education systems. A series of 41 recommendations are presented; these recommendations outline the role, objectives and guiding principles of environmental education. (Author/BB)
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Curriculum, Environment, Environmental Education, Government Role, Instruction, International Organizations, International Programs, Teacher Education
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Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers: UNESCO; USSR (Tbilisi)
Note: For related documents, see ED 152 513-515