UN General Assembly Adopts a Resolution on ESD

On 28 November, 2017, the Second Committee of the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution reaffirming Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It affirms ESD as ‘a vital means of implementation for sustainable development’, and calls to ‘scale up education for sustainable action through implementation of the Global Action Programme on Education for Sustainable Development’, highlighting UNESCO’s role in leading and coordinating the Education 2030 Agenda, through the SDG Education 2030 Steering Committee. Read more