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Climate Action: Education Abroad for a Healthy Planet

Wednesday, October 19, 1:00 PM @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
1 p.m. – 5 p.m. European Central Time
Hosted by Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
Milan, Italy

Urgent action is needed to combat climate change and its impacts. What does that mean for education abroad? This workshop will address how to integrate climate change measures into all aspects of education abroad programming, educate stakeholders on climate change mitigation, and set goals across institutions and organizations.

Learning outcomes include:

•  Understand Sustainable Development Goal 13 (SDG13), Climate Action, and its related targets and indicators.
•  Be able to articulate connections between SDG 13 and other SDGs, and how it contributes to “peace and prosperity for people and the planet through partnerships.”
•  Propose specific ways their education abroad programs could contribute to SDG 13, including:

o Integrating climate change measures into policies, strategies and planning
o Improving education, awareness-raising and institutional/organizational capacity on climate change mitigation, adaptation, impact reduction
o Identifying accessible changes that can be made to education abroad programs in the short term to combat climate change.

Who Should Attend This Workshop?

Those who manage operations and evaluate programs on the ground or within an education abroad office should sign up for this workshop!

How You’ll Benefit

With a focus on the Administrative Framework section of the Guidelines for Advancing the UN SDGs through Education Abroad and SDG13, Climate Action, this workshop will provide you with initiatives that can be implemented in your institution to improve your efforts on climate change mitigation.

Registration Cost:

Regular Rate
Forum Member $249
Non-Member $299


Registration Schedule:

Registration: July 9, 2022 – October 19, 2022


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Wednesday, October 19, 1:00 PM
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


The Forum on Education Abroad