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Climate Action: Education Abroad for a Healthy Planet

Wednesday, March 23, 8:00 AM @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

NEW WORKSHOP!
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT / UTC−05:00
18th Annual Conference
Chicago, IL

About the Workshop

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 Late Registration
Forum Member $225 $275
Non-Member $300 $350

 

Registration Schedule:

Regular Registration: January 20, 2022 – February 19, 2022
Late Registration: February 20, 2022 – March 25, 2022

 

Register Now

 

Full-time graduate students may qualify for a 25% discount. Contact us at events@forumea.org for more information.

Details

Date:
Wednesday, March 23, 8:00 AM
Time:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

The Forum’s 18th Annual Conference
301 E North Water Street, Chicago, IL 60611 United States
Website:
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Organizer

The Forum on Education Abroad