Developing an understanding of the emerging concept of sustainable development is the focus of one of 25 modules in UNESCO's multimedia teacher education programme Teaching and learning for a sustainable future.
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This multimedia programme is available on CD-Rom and on-line.
Published initially in English, versions adapted to suit different national and regional contexts as well as in additional languages are being developed.
| What is sustainable development ? - by UNESCO|
01/06/2002 -The term 'sustainable development' was popularised by the World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED) in its 1987 report entitled Our Common Future.More
| Sustainable Human Development - by UNESCO|
01/06/2002 -Since the Earth Summit, sustainable development has been a key theme as a series of United Nations conferences discussing pathways to development.More
| Thinking about the Future - by UNESCO|
01/06/2002 -No one knows what the future will be, except that it will be very different from what life is today and that decisions about whether the future is a sustainable one or not will depend upon changes in human culture.More
| Thinking about Forever - by UNESCO|
01/06/2002 -Underlying all our images of a sustainable future is the key principle that sustainability is about 'thinking about forever'.More
| A Dynamic Balance - by UNESCO|
01/06/2002 -The dynamic balance between cultural differences and this emerging global ethic is a key concept in educating for a sustainable future.More
|Housing and Settlements|
Second United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) - Istanbul, Turkey, 1996
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