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Title: CEE

  • International Resource CentreforEducation for
    Sustainable Development

Partnerships as a Strategy
  • From its inception, CEEs activities have been
    rooted in and guided by certain basic strategies
    for maximization of their quality, effectiveness
    and impact
  • Partnerships utilizing complementary strengths of
    other organizations are built
  • for achieving synergy
  • to achieve a greater multiplier effect
  • to avoid duplication of effort
  • Over the years, CEE has developed linkages with a
    number of national, regional and international
    bilateral and multilateral agencies

International Linkages
  • CEE has
  • Partnered projects of relevance at the national,
    regional and global levels
  • Developed strategies and establish pilots
  • Invited to share insights on
  • information support
  • technical capacity building
  • Co-authored papers
  • Memberships and participation in global expert

DESD Coming Together
  • First international conference of the DESD
    Education for a Sustainable Future, January
    18-20, 2005, at CEE Ahmedabad
  • 900 participants
  • 48 countries
  • 40 Partners

Partners for ESF
  • Produced two films on the international launch of
    the DESD for UNESCO
  • Hosts a website on DESD to provide a platform for
    discussion on ESD issuesSupport IDRC
  • Tunza Youth Conference
  • Founder-Member of World Ocean Network
  • Internships in SD
  • Learning for MDGs
  • Training in E C for SD
  • Resource Agency for Training Programmes

  • Member of the Regional (Asia-Pacific)
    Consultative Group for DESD, led by UNESCO, UNEP
    and UNU
  • SASEANEE Secretariat
  • Implementing IEC Strategy in 24 countries for
    Montreal Protocol
  • SD related EC services to Asia-Pacific Countries
  • Node of Indian Ocean Region for the World Ocean
  • Global Communities for Sustainability Project in
    partnership with AAEE

Asia Pacific
  • Situational analysis of ESD in South Asia for
    UNESCO-Asia Pacific Office
  • SAYEN Secretariat
  • EE Subject Matter Focal Point of SACEP
  • South Asia Focal Point for WASH
  • Sub-Regional SD Strategy
  • Inputs for Environment Knowledge Hub
  • Documentation of Post-disaster rehabilitation in
    South Asia

Asia Pacific
South Asia
  • Green Teacher Diploma in EE
  • Strengthening EE in School Systems
  • National Host Institution for UNDP-GEF-SGP
  • ENVIS Centre on EE
  • Sustainable Development Network Programme
    partner of ENVIS

Asia Pacific
South Asia
  • Initiating and promoting Regional Centres of
    Expertise (RCEs) in ESD with UNU-IAS
  • Samvaad Dialogues for Rural Development

Asia Pacific
South Asia
Thrust Areas
  1. Sustainable Urban Development
  2. Waste Management
  3. EE for Fragile Areas
  4. Biodiversity Conservation
  5. Eco-tourism
  6. Disaster Preparedness and Rehabilitation
  7. Training, Networking and Capacity Building
  8. Facilitating NGO and Community Initiatives
  9. Initiatives for the UN Decade of Education for
    Sustainable Development
  10. Research in EE
  1. Education for Children
  2. EE in Higher Education
  3. Examination Systems for EE
  4. Education for Youth
  5. Communicating Environment through the Media
  6. Experiencing Nature
  7. EE through Interpretation
  8. Knowledge Management for Sustainable Development
  9. Industry Initiatives
  10. Sustainable Rural Development
  11. Water and Sanitation

Education for Children
  • Designed and developed A Trip with Drip The
    Water Drop, a workbook in English, French and
    Japanese, an interactive CD and a web version of
    the CD for UNEP
  • Working on a Green Curriculum Analysis for
    primary schools and organising youth to school
    activities in Maldives and Nepal, to be included
    in the Environment Knowledge Hub for Asia-Pacific
    Support UNEP
  • National Organiser in India for the Stockholm
    Junior Water Prize

Education for Children
  • Anandshala schools Improving quality of
    education by innovative teaching learning
    methodologies and improving school
    infrastructure, in
  • Gujarat and MP (UNICEF)
  • Kashmir (Plan India)
  • EE and Action programmes in 60 schools in the
    National Capital Region of DelhiSupport
    Indo-Canadian Environment Facility
  • Development and dissemination of local versions
    of Package Learning Materials on Environment
    (PLANET) Partner Asia Pacific Cultural Centre
    for UNESCO (ACCU), Japan

EE in Higher Education
  • Infuse understanding of sustainable development
    and orient students towards natural resource
    management in Rural Higher Education Institutes
    (RHEIs) enhance institutional mechanisms
    Facilitated by Field Studies Council
    (FSC)Supported by Big Lottery Fund (UK)
  • Hosted meets for Vice-Chancellors and deans on
    ESD Support Association of University Leaders
    for Sustainable Future and UNU-IAS
  • Member, Working Group, Global Higher Education
    for Sustainability Partnership Resource Project

Education for Youth
  • Founder Secretariat of South Asia Youth
    Environment Network (SAYEN)Support UNEP
    Regional Office of Asia and Pacific (ROAP)
  • Organised the Tunza International Youth
    Conference 2005, with over 140 youth leaders from
    about 50 countries Partners CEE, UNEP, Bayer
    AG, MoEF and others
  • Developing the Sub-regional Sustainable
    Development Strategy for South Asia A Youth
    PerspectivePartner UNEP

Education for Youth
  • Developed and operating Prakriti, an EE Mobile
    Resource Centre, run by youth volunteers to
    create awareness on emerging environmental
    issuesPartners Bayer AG and Gujarat Gas
    Corporation Ltd
  • Documented case studies on Involving Youth in
    Water Conservation for Energy Conservation as
    part of South Asia Regional Initiative
    (SARI)/EnergyPartners USAID, Winrock
    International and Winrock International India

Education for Youth
  • Documenting Learnings from Tsunami, a project
    involving youth in India, Sri Lanka, Maldives and
    IndonesiaSupport Oxfam America
  • International Internship on Disaster Management
    Support SAYEN, UNEP, Bayer AG (2005-06)
    SDC (2006-07)
  • Internships at UNEP
  • Internships on ESD

Communicating Environment through the Media
  • Video Resource Centre of Television Trust for the
    Environment (TVE)
  • Dissemination of video programmes on ED
  • Production and local language versions
  • Support TVE International, TVE Asia Pacific,
    TVE Japan
  • Childrens Environmental Education Television
    Project Development of Drakhi video film and
    other support materials Collaboration with U.S.
    Fish and Wildlife Services, Syracuse University

EE through Interpretation
  • Collaborated with US Fish Wildlife Services for
    developing Indias first Interpretation Centre at

Knowledge Management for Sustainable Development
  • Producing books and booklets, organising debates
    and seminars, linking with ESD experts, etc. to
    promote ecologically sensitive paradigmsPartner
  • Hosting and managing LEAD India Platform
    (Livestock, Environment and Development),a
    multi-donor supported global initiative anchored
    in FAO, Rome
  • Gujarat partner of LEAD Advocacy Network (LAN)
    which carries out knowledge-based advocacy on
    livestock-environment-development issues
    Support SDCs CALPI programme

Knowledge Management for Sustainable Development
  • Capacity building in the use of fisheries stock
    assessment tools and management
    guidelinesPartners Marine Resources Assessment
    Group, UK, SCALES Inc UK and Field Studies
    Council, UKSupport Department for International
    Development (DFID), UK
  • Collaborated in developing a resource book on
    Natural Resource ManagementOne Sun Two Worlds
    An Ecological Journey Support UNESCO New Delhi

Industry Initiatives
  • UNEP OzonAction Branch
  • Implementing an integrated information, education
    and communication (IEC) strategy in 24 countries
  • Developed a comprehensive information package for
    phasing out ODS, which became a model for
    countries in South Asia
  • Established 18 pilots to demonstrate the
    feasibility of using non-ozone depleting solvents
  • Member of the Global Core team of experts
  • Developed guidelines for sectoral assessments

Industry Initiatives
  • Demonstrated cleaner production methods to
    address textile processing waste minimization in
    Tirupur Partner UNIDO and SIDBI
  • Guided improvement of energy efficiency of
    several energy-intensive applications in 10 small
    and medium enterprises Partner UNDP
  • Evaluated barriers faced by countries in
    South-Asia on the adoption of the Resource
    Allocation Framework (RAF)Partner GEF

Sustainable Rural Development
  • Training, capacity building and facilitating
    rural people for safe water and sanitation,
    sustainable livelihood generation and quality
    education in the tribal areas of south
    GujaratFacilitated by FSCSupport Big Lottery
    Fund (UK)
  • Won World Banks first ever India Country Level
    Development Marketplace award (in a competition
    against 1500 entries) for Gram Nidhi Project for
    promoting eco-enterprises in villages

Sustainable Rural Development
  • Creating Tool Libraries to supply basic
    implements to poor farmers in GujaratSupport
    Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction-ADB and
    Commissionerate of Rural Development
  • Environment Agency (EA) for 2 World Bank
    supported projects Andhra Pradesh District
    Poverty Initiative Project and Andhra Pradesh
    Poverty Reduction Programme in 22 districts
  • Responsible for designing and implementing the
    Environmental Management Framework (EMP) to
    ensure that neither livelihoods nor environment
    is compromised

Sustainable Rural Development
  • Communication Support for Participatory Forest
    Management in Himachal Pradesh. Partner
    Himachal Pradesh Forest DepartmentSupport
    Department for International Development (DFID),
  • Drought Proofing Programme in GujaratPartner
    Saline Area Vitalization Enterprise, Gujarat
    Support UNDP

Water and Sanitation
  • School Sanitation and Hygiene Education (SSHE) in
    several states of India Activities include
  • development of district action plans and
    monitoring systems
  • development of educational packages
  • consultation workshops
  • master trainer and teacher training
  • demonstration and implementation
  • rapid assessment and baseline surveys
  • Support UNICEF

Water and Sanitation
  • Community-Managed Regional Water Supply and
    Sanitation Project
  • Implementation Support Agency in 100 villages of
  • Communication and training material development
  • Support Royal Netherlands EmbassyFacilitated
    by WASMO
  • Setting up WatSan Classrooms in four cities of
    Madhya PradeshSupport UN Habitat

Water and Sanitation
  • Strengthening IEC to support the Water,
    Sanitation and Hygiene for All (WASH) campaign in
    South Asia. Partner Water Supply and Sanitation
    Collaborative Council (WSSCC), Geneva
  • Community Mobilisation for Identifying Key Issues
    in Drinking Water Supply and Evolving Water
    Safety PlansSupport UNICEF, Lucknow
  • Educational and training programmes for
    fluorosis-affected villages in Amreli
    districtSupport Royal Netherlands Embassy

Sustainable Urban Development
  • Integrated slum improvement through slum through
    innovative documentation and preparation of a
    Comprehensive Development Plan. Won UNCHS Global
    100 award in 1998-99 Support NORAD
  • India Urban Initiatives
  • Mumbai draft strategy and communication on SWM
    and compiling best practices
  • Kolkata management plan and communication
    strategy for East Kolkata Wetland
  • Support USAID

Sustainable Urban Development
  • Member, Advisory Committee, Resource Centres on
    Urban Agriculture and Food Security - Cities
    Farming for the Future (RUAF-CFF) Programme,
    South Asia

Waste Management
  • Pilot project in slums for production of fuel and
    manure from human wasteSupport NORAD
  • Developed, translated and disseminated an
    educational kit on Biomedical Waste
    ManagementSupport World Health Organisation
  • Built and operates a Common Treatment Facility
    for biomedical waste in GulbargaSupport
    Indo-Norwegian Environment Fund
  • Implemented a project for Achieving Action in
    Waste Management in 4 pilgrimage citiesPartners
    MoEF, UNDP-GEF, GTZ-ASEM and municipalities

Waste Management
  • Pilot project on an effective system of household
    waste segregation and collection. Formed
    consortium for implementation in three
    settlements in Delhi Support Japanese
    International Cooperation Agency (JICA),
    Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD)
  • Eco-friendly Recycling Unit (ERU) a loom for
    converting dry domestic waste to value added
    products. Won Plasticon Award 2005 for Innovation
    in Recycling Technology.Support NORAD
  • Environmental Youth Enterprises set up ERU in
    Tamil NaduSupport UNEP

Waste Management
  • Survey, capacity building and implementation for
    integrated SWM Support AusAID, USAID
  • Designing, administering, monitoring and
    evaluating course curriculum on solid waste
    managementPartner Infrastructural Professionals
    Enterprise (IPE) Support World Bank Institute
  • Member, Curriculum Development Committee,
    International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)
    International Waste Manager qualification

Biodiversity Conservation
  • Darwin Initiative Project Conserving Indias
    Biodiversity through NGO Training and Projects
    with Local CommunitiesSupport Department of
    Environment, Govt of UK
  • Facilitated by FSC
  • Collaboration in Snow Leopard Conservation
    Programme, with WII and International Snow
    Leopard Trust, Snow Leopard Conservancy
  • Conservation Education Strategy for Rajaji and
    Kanha National ParkFacilitated by Wildlife
    Institute of IndiaSupport UNDP

Biodiversity Conservation
  • Rhino and Tiger Conservation Education in 100
    schools in 4 Protected Areas in the North
    EastSupport US Fish and Wildlife Services
  • Tiger Conservation through Integrated
    Conservation, involving community members, school
    students and teachers, youth, forest dept
    officials, NGOs. Support Save the Tiger Fund of
    the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, USA
  • Community Driven Natural Resource Management for
    Biodiversity Conservation in Dudhwa National
    ParkSupport Keidernan Nature Conservation
    Fund, Japan

EE for Fragile Areas
  • Developed an Environment Education Kit of
    Desertification in Hindi, which includes a
    teachers guide, case study series, cartoon book
    and posterPartner UNESCO
  • Coorg An Alternative Model
  • Established and operating Kodagu Heritage
    Interpretation Centre
  • Formation of Kodagu Model Forest Trust, a
    federation of the Sacred Groves Committees.
    recognized as part of the International Model
    Forest Network based in Ottawa, Canada
  • Support NORAD, IDRC

EE for Fragile Areas
  • Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (NDBR)
  • Using alternative media to make women aware about
    importance of NTFPs and genetic resources
  • Village level and regional workshops for training
    women on sustainable use of NTFPs
  • Publications for conservation of NDBR
  • Compilation of traditional environmental songs
  • Support UNESCO
  • Founder member and Indian Ocean node of the
    World Ocean Network (WON)

  • Supporting software implementation for Endogenous
    Tourism Project in Assam village. Support UNDP
    and Ministry of Tourism, Government of India

Facilitating Community Initiatives
  • National Host Institution for the UNDP-GEF Small
    Grants Programme Identifying, facilitating,
    servicing and monitoring NGOs across the country.
    Partners UNDP-GEF-SGP, MoEF
  • UNDP GEF SGP also has a MOU with Planning
    Commission as country co financing through MoEF
  • Organised UNDP GEF SGP Regional Workshop for Asia
    and Pacific which had around 50 participants from
    about 25 countries.
  • Facilitating NGOs in pilgrimage cities on solid
    waste managementPartners SGP, GTZ, MoEF

Training, Networking and Capacity Building
  • Conducted for 10 years, an 8-month residential
    Training in Environmental Education (TEE) to
    develop a cadre of motivated young environmental
    educatorsSupport Commonwealth Secretariat,
  • Secretariat of the South and Southeast Asia
    Network for Environmental Education (SASEANEE)
  • EE and Training Subject Matter Focal Point for
    South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme

Training, Networking and Capacity Building
  • Offers a Distance Learning Programme to empower
    teachers and educators with requisite knowledge
    and skills to effectively transact EEPartner
    Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
  • Conducted regional and sub-regional level
    projects to strengthen and support adult
    environmental education, in South AsiaPartner
    Asian South Pacific Bureau for Adult Education
  • MOU with Bernheim Research Forests and Arboratum,
    Kentucky, U.S.A. for exchange of personnel in the
    field of Nature Education and Interpretation

Training, Networking and Capacity Building
  • International advanced training programmes
  • Annual Training in Education and Communication
    for SD (TECSD) Partners IUCN, UNEP, UNESCO and
  • Education for Environment and Sustainability in
    Formal EducationCollaboration Ramboll Natura
    AB, Sweden and Regional EE Centre, South
    AfricaSponsor Swedish International
    Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)

Disaster Preparedness and Rehabilitation
  • Rebuilding Hope GujaratSupport Ford
    Foundation, Intermon Oxfam, UNDP, Tata Relief
    Committee, JBCPL
  • Rebuilding Lives Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh,
    PondicherrySupport Intermon Oxfam
  • Rebuilding Trust Kashmir Support from Plan
    India, German Agro Action, Oxfam-GB, CARE India

  • Launching in 2007, the Journal on Education for
    Sustainable Development (JESD), with an editorial
    board comprising experts and eminent ESD
    practitioners from around the world.

Has MOUs with
  • AAEE
  • NAAEE (draft)
  • National Wildlife Federation, USA
  • Project Wild
  • University of Central Lancashire, UK
  • World Resources Institute, USA

International Presence
  • The expanding scope and geographical coverage of
    CEEs projects and programmes have led to the
    development of an emerging institutional profile
    in the South Asian and Asia Pacific region.
  • CEE Australia set up in 2001
  • CEE Sri Lanka set up in 2004

  • Director, CEE, is
  • Trustee of the Earth Charter International
  • Vice Chair of the IUCN National Committee for
  • Past Chair of IUCN-Commission on Education and
    Communication for South and South East Asia
  • Member, Presidents Advisory Group, IUCN
  • Member, Science Sub-Commission of the Indian
    National Commission for Cooperation with UNESCO

  • CEE is a member of
  • IUCN-The World Conservation Union
  • North American Association for Environmental
  • Asian South Pacific Bureau for Adult Education
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