To kick-off the World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), Princess Lalla Hasna of the Kingdom of Morocco will be in Aichi-Nagoya Japan from November 10-12.
The sister of Morocco’s King, His Majesty Mohammed VI will be accompanied by the Crown Prince of Japan, Naruhito and UNESCO’s Director-General Irina Borokova.
Princess Lalla Hasna will join in this international forum representing Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protection of the Environment as the President of the organization of which will mark its decade of achievements in academic field.
This year’s theme “Learning Today for a Sustainable Future,” is co-organized with UNESCO and Japan government aims to gather experts on the field of education from more than 100 countries under one platform.
“Key groups such as UNESCO ASPnet schools, youth and higher education institutions” will attend the meeting to “provide inputs and recommendations to the World Conference on Education,” UNESCO stated.
UNESCO added that the conference will exhibit initiatives, actors, networks and ideas inspired by the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) as well as reviewing their impact on the basis of data provided by stakeholders and collected by the organization.
The conference includes four (4) plenary sessions, 34 workshops, 44 exhibitions, 25 side activity-events and a high- level round table.
About 56 ministers and 17 vice ministers of Education have confirmed to attend the event.
NGOs, academia, the private sector, individual experts, youth and UN agencies are also expected to attend this international event.