UNESCO Chair on “Education for Sustainable Development”
In 2011 the UNESCO Chair on «Education for Sustainable Development» was founded on the basis of the Center for Ecological-Noosphere Studies as a principally new type of a UNESCO Chair.
The main purposes of the UNESCO Chair on «Education for Sustainable Development» are to promote ESD, as well as to integrate scientific, educational and innovation processes.
The UNESCO Chair on “Education for Sustainable Development” mainstreams of activity:
1. Research and development
2. Education and Training
3. Development of teaching-methodological infrastructure
4. Organization of scientific conferences, seminars and traineeship for
5. International projects on cooperation in the field of science, education and training for sustainable development.
Organization of research, international networks /including UNITWIN Networks in higher education institutions/ // and joint projects with developing and developed countries in the fields on ESD.
The UNESCO Chair supports the implementation of Master’s degree program.
MS courses in “Environmental Protection and Management” will enable to compile with the scientific level of educational program and teaching process of this discipline in the region to international demands.