The objectives of the virtual conference are to investigate:
  • different interpretation of sustainable development/sustainability 
  • the relationship between SD and TVET
  • the various issues around the economic, environmental and social pillars of sustainable development in the context of TVET
  • pathways to reorient TVET for sustainable development. of sustainable development, a vital role for education in learning and teaching towards sustainability is becoming more evident.
  • The outcomes of the conference will be:

    • A better understanding of how SD can be addressed through TVET in different contexts
    • Criteria/principles/doorways that describe sustainable performance of TVET institution

    You can access further information about the virtual conference and a background paper on the UNESCO-UNEVOC website at

    To sign up to the virtual conference, please send an email stating your name, country of residence and email address to // [at]" target=_self>econference [at] Participation is free of charge. The only technical requirements are Internet access and an active email account. During the conference, please check your emails regularly and delete messages as necessary to ensure that your mailbox does not fill up.


    Event details

    Event Date(s)
    22/10/2007 - 10/11/2007
    Event Type