A key reference work on the nature, scope and purpose of educating for sustainable development, today and for the years to come. Education for a Sustainable Future considers the many facets of education for sustainable development, ranging from the need for global action, through the sustainability of education itself, poverty eradication to the current context and new perspectives.
It is a collection of proceedings from a seminar organized jointly by UNESCO and the South African Ministry of Education during the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg. It features the contributions of a wide range of education specialists, including representatives of civil society, higher education institutions, non-governmental institutions, private companies, United Nations agencies, Ministers of Education and Heads of State.
Contributors: Kader Asmal, Paul Cappon, Jacques Diouf, John Fien, Rob Fincham, Monique Fouilhoux, Kul C. Gautum, Hans van Ginkel, Mayor Hagiwara, Griselda Keynon, Heila Lotz-Sisitka, Marina Marcos Valadão, Koïchiro Matsuura, Bedrich Moldan, James T. Morris, Tony Pigott, Thomas Rosswall, Tove Skutnabb-Kangas, Niels Thygesen and Daniella Tilbury.