September 9-15 2017
CulturEnvironment. Weaving new connections
ORGANIZERS Institute for Environmental Learning
THEMES Early Childhood Education and EE, Place-based Education and Local Outdoor Learning, Architecture and Green Design, Arts Based Approaches in EE, Agriculture and Garden-Based Learning, Global and Cultural Diversity in EE, Urban Eco-systems, Environmental Communication (and Uncertainty), Indigenous Knowledge and EE, Ethics Lead Learning and Sustainability, Social Responsibility and Agency/Activism, Nature as Teacher / Nature as Researcher, Global Policy and Environmental Education, Perspectives, Challenges and Innovation in Research.
In 1977 the world’s first Intergovernmental Conference on Environmental Education, organized by UNESCO in partnership with UNEP was held in Tbilisi, Georgia. The Conference, ended up by adoption of the Tbilisi Declaration, highlighted the important role of EE in the preservation and improvement of the world’s environment, as well as in the sound and balanced development of the world’s communities.
Now WEEC 2017 celebrates Tbilisi+40.