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Welcome to the SWEDESD blog!

October 26, 2011

The Swedish International Centre of Education for Sustainable Development (SWEDESD) is a department of Gotland University, Visby, Sweden. The Centre is mainly funded by Sida, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.

Education for sustainable development (ESD) is about helping individuals, communities and organizations to understand their social, economic and ecological life-support systems and to act based on this understanding to enhance their well-being, without compromising the wellbeing of other people or future generations.

SWEDESD is engaged in ESD both directly through its training programmes and indirectly by building capacity for ESD in our partner organisations. Our activities take place in Sweden as well as in Sida’s partner countries.

In this blog, the SWEDESD staff will reflect on topics related to sustainable development in general and ESD in particular. We hope that our posts will spur discussions  – comments are welcome!

To learn more about us, click About SWEDESD above or visit our website


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