Sustainable Societies: Responsible Citizens

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In September 2011 OMEP delegates participated in the 64th Annual UN DPI/NGO Conference in Bonn entitled Sustainable Societies: Responsible Citizens. OMEP provided an exhibition, distributed copies of Education for Sustainable Development in the Early Years and presented the case for Early Childhood involvement in various workshops. This was a significant UN initiative organised in preparation for the coming Earth Summit Rio+20 in 2012.

The Conference called upon governments in accordance with human rights, the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities, and respective capabilities to adopt 17 Sustainable Development Goals: These included the aim:

By 2030, national governments reorient all national aims and objectives towards achieving sustainable societies and will mainstream sustainable development into all national educational policies and curricula.
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One Response to “Sustainable Societies: Responsible Citizens”

  1. Chante Tarazon Says:

    A group or perhaps an artist shouldn’t get his money until his boss gets his.
    We do not have a very monopoly. We’ve got business. You will find there’s difference.

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