ADFIAP expands its sustainable development outreach by participating in the “International Greening Education” event held from September 30 to October 2, 2009 in the “green city” of Karlsruhe, Germany that was organized by Etech Germany and Italy’s ADAPT (Green Jobs Observatory) at Marco Biagi Research Centre/ University of Modena and Reggio Emilia.
The event took about 50 education and environmental policy makers, delegates from international and development agencies, academicians, teachers, and environmental professionals from 23 countries through the need for greening the education, and through discussing effective initiatives that governments, education institutions and development organizations need to take to provide sustainable knowledge, skills, values and practices in classrooms and in the communities.
Etech Germany www.etechgermany.com is an [ECO] ² centered program that integrates both economical and ecological aspects in all of its projects. It is mandated by both private and public sector organizations to initiate projects leading to the reduction of carbon dioxide footprint. One of the major areas of GUT Etech Germany is to cooperate with education institutions and jointly develop and implement greening education programs.
ADFIAP was represented by its Secretary General, Octavio B. Peralta, and its consulting unit. Mr. Peralta gave the closing remarks of the conference. Ms. Corazon Conde and Mr. Alberto Reyno, represented the ADFIAP Consulting group.