Education Day at COP 24

EDUCATION DAY, Thursday, December 13, 2018

Time: 11:00 – 12:00

Action Hub, Amphitheatre

Area A

“Climate Action starts at school” contest announcement

This event shows how schools are achieving real results in transitioning to climate neutrality, and making efforts in climate action worldwide.

Organizer: IKEA

Time: 11:30—13:00


Strengthening capacities and education for effective NDC implementation

Climate literacy is crucial. India’s NDCs has emphasized the role of education and capacity building for achieving climate targets. This Side Event will share experiences of engaging and empowering local communities and students in India and other developing countries.

Organizer: NFD Centre for Environment Education (CEE)

Time: 13:00 – 14:30

Lubelskie Climate Action Room 3

Area A

High-Level Event: Stepping Up Climate Education

“Accelerating the Implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals”

High-level panel with ministers of environment and education will discuss how education can accelerate the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals.


Organizer: ACE

Thursday 13 December

Time: 15:00 – 17:00

Russian Pavilion Nr. 30

Area A, Level 0

Innovative Tools and Practices for Climate Education

Presentations of the Innovative Tools and Practices for Climate Education and successful application cases:

«Climate Box»: interactive learning toolkit and educational exchange platform on climate change for school students and teachers and «Ecopolis»: educational toolkit on sustainable cities.

Organizer: Russian Carbon Fund and UNDP

Time: 15:30 – 17:30

Climate Action Room 2

Area A

A Climate Change Education Challenge!

Round table discussion on Action for Climate Empowerment with identified experts, representing NGOs, researchers, curriculum developers, practitioners, formal and non-formal educators and teachers, climate scientists, youth, school/college leaders. Participation by invitation.

Organizer: FEE

Thursday 13 December

Time: 17:00 - 18:00

Action Hub, Amphitheatre

Area A

Empowering youth to take climate action

This event will show how young people are implementing non-formal climate education worldwide.

Organizer: YOUNGO

Thursday 13 December

Time 18:00 – 19:30

One UN Side Event on Climate Change Education

Climate Change Education for All

The event will bring together community leader, majors, scientists, youth activists and others to discuss how education can accelerate the implementation of the Paris Climate Change Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals at local level.


There are also various events being conducted to celebrate this day. Please check the side events page

About Action for Climate Empowerment

Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE) - is the focus of Article 6 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and Article 12 of the Paris Agreement related to – education, training, public awareness, public participation, public access to information and international cooperation.