ENVIS Centre on Environmental Education and Sustainable Development

Hosted by Centre for Environment Education (CEE), Ahmedabad, India

Sponsored by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India

Environmental Education
C.P.R. Environmental Education Centre

C.P.R. Environmental Education Centre is a Centre of Excellence of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) Government of India. The centre has been setup to increase consciousness and knowledge about the various aspects of environment and also about the major environmental problems facing India today. It also works towards spreading awareness and interest among the masses, with special emphasis on educators, voluntary workers, youth and women, with the purpose of promoting conservation of nature and its resources.
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Centre for Environment Education

Centre for Environment Education (CEE) is a national institution engaged in promoting awareness about environment and sustainable development. CEE was established in 1984 as a Centre of Excellence in Environmental Education, supported by MoEF & CC, Government of India. It is affiliated to the Nehru foundation for Development. CEE’s prime objective is to promote informed and balanced appreciation of environmental and developmental issues in a manner conducive to action for the conservation and wise use of natural resources.
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Kalpavriksh is a non-profit organization working on environmental and social issues. Established in 1979, it works on local, national and global levels, and is registered under the Societies Registration Act (S-17439). Kalpavriksh promotes the conservation and sustainable use of natural resources by promoting education and awareness that incorporates issues of ecological sustainability and social equity. It develops and implements innovative, locale-specific educational programmes and materials for conservation education, and raises awareness and sensitizes children on environment to lead to action.
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National Green Corps

National Green Corps is a major initiative of MOEFCC for creating environmental awareness launched in 2001-02 which aims at building cadres of young children working towards environmental conservation and sustainable development . The phenomenal response that NGC has received and has made the network more than 1,00,000 Eco clubs across the country in 14 years, making it one of the largest conservation networks indicates its importance at grass root level in taking the environment awareness at mass. The programme has a cascading effect, seeks to redirect the consciousness of students towards environment friendly attitudes and actions and goes beyond schools, promoting school-society interactions to sensitize the society.

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Society for Environment Education, Research, and Management

Society for Environment Education, Research, and Management (SEERAM) is one of the pioneering environmental NGO in India. Working in the field of Environment Education, Research, and Management. Since its inception in 1995, SEERAM has been among the forerunner in leading the environmental movement in India. One of the various means that SEERAM has adopted in helping people to enrich their knowledge about environment and development, is to organize national and international conferences, courses, workshops focusing on the contemporary issues relating to environment. 

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The Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment

The Indian Institute of Ecology and Environment, New Delhi was established on the occasion of the World Environment Day on 5th June 1980. The Institute has been organising since its inception different programmes having social, educational, cultural, economic and positive content for the optimum development of a sustainable society. The Institute has provided training to more than fifty thousand persons in the areas of ecology, environment, pollution control, disaster management, sustainable development, ecological tourism and environmental education.

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Sustainability and Education Policy Network

Sustainability and Education Policy Network is a national network of researchers and organizations advancing sustainability in education policy and practice. SEPN’s research examines the relationships between sustainability education policies and practices in early childhood to grade 12 education and post-secondary education in Canada with the goal of enabling educational change for a more sustainable future.


World Environmental Education Congress

World Environmental Education Congress (WEEC) is an international congress addressing education for environment and sustainable development. It is an international meeting point for everyone working with education for environment and sustainable development and to learn more about the latest in environmental and sustainability education, to discuss with people from all over the world, to share your own work and to learn from others.

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United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network

The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) was launched by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to mobilize global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical problem solving for sustainable development, including the design and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris. It contributes towards peace and security by promoting international collaboration through educational, scientific, and cultural reforms in order to increase universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and human rights along with fundamental freedom proclaimed in the United Nations Charter.

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UNDESD (The United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development)

The Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) 2005-2014 was an Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) initiative of the United Nations. DESD seeks to integrate the principles, values and practices of sustainable development into all aspects of education and learning, in order to address the social, economic, cultural and environmental problems we face in the 21st century. 

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