OkoyamaESD 2014 unescoRalleio Lykeio is proud to announce that B class student Ms Katerina Georgiadou Mandouvalou was one of the 52 young ESD leaders who attended the UNESCO ESD Youth Conference on 7 November 2014. The participants came from all corners of the world, including Madagascar, Sierra Leone, Oman, Morocco, Fiji, India, Moldova, the United States of America, Brazil and Jamaica.

During the ESD Youth Conference in Okayama City, Japan on 7 November 2014, participants exchanged ideas and experiences with peers by presented action taken by their schools towards Sustainable Development. They discussed innovative approaches to Education for Sustainable Development and ways to promote young people?s contribution and further involvement in the global ESD movement. Conference participants also developed recommendations for the UNESCO World Conference on ESD which was to be held in Aichi-Nagoya, Japan from 10 to 12 November 2014.

The Youth Conference was organized by UNESCO, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (MEXT), the Japanese National Commission for UNESCO, the City of Okayama and The Goi Peace Foundation.

The conference was organized as part of UNESCO?s Operational Strategy on Youth 2004-2021 (axis 3).

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