Sustainable Development Goals Affinity Group Inaugural Meeting
February 23, 2021
WFCP is pleased to announce the launch of a new Affinity Group – Sustainable Development Goals Affinity Group that will be led by Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) and co-led by
- Technical and Further Education New South Wales (TAFE NSW),
- Instituto Nacional de Capacitación Profesional (INACAP), and
- Kenya Association of Technical Training Institutes (KATTI), with
- UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for TVET as a collaborator.
The first webinar of the Affinity Group took place on February 23, 2021 at 2 PM EST and served as the group’s inaugural meeting.
The first guest speaker was Charles A. Hopkins who holds the UNESCO Chair in reorienting education towards sustainability in Toronto, Canada. Hopkins is advisor to the United Nations University´s Global Network of Regional Centres of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development and Co-Director of the Asia-Pacific Institute on Education for Sustainable Development in Beijing, China.
A breakout room discussion then followed to allow for deeper and more intimate conversations about the presentation, the SDGs and sharing opportunities.
Ongoing meetings will be held for an hour on the fourth Tuesday of every month. The exact time of each meeting will vary to accommodate circumstances. Continued conversation and engagement will occur in the UNESCO-UNEVOC TVET Forum.
If you are interested in learning more or joining this affinity group, please complete the application form. Once you have registered for the Affinity Group you will receive a separate link for the event.