University of Namibia will host the 32nd Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa (EEASA) Conference, tomorrow.
The theme of the conference is “Reflections on the current and emerging ecologically sustainable development (ESD) issues and practices informing the post Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) framework programme”.
The conference will run from Tuesday until Friday this week and it will tackle issues pertaining to: Mainstreaming ICTs and media, including technologies, information knowledge and people into ESD/EE initiatives, addressing specific challenges such as climate change, biodiversity loss, disaster risk reduction through ESD/Promoting Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM), water management, security and tourism for poverty alleviation through ESD/EE practices, the role of ESD/EE in transition to green economy Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET), youth participation, leadership and governance).
Speakers include lecturers from University of Botswana, University of Zambia as well as University of Namibia. The conference will be opened by Pro-vice chancellor of UNAM O. Mwandemele and closed by Minister Environment and Tourism Uahekua Herunga.