The importance of international networks for the promotion of properly coordinated and effective cooperation inside the framework of Education for Sustainable Development (ΕSD) is extensively underlined inside the global enjoy, especially, within the UN Decade for ESD (2004-15). In the existing article the “Mediterranean Education Initiative for Environment & Sustainability” (MEdIES), a community of educators from the Mediterranean for ESD is supplied with an emphasis on the revel in gained and the classes learnt through its 11 years of continuous function.
Sustainable development, if correctly approached, becomes a key driving force of social change within an environmentally sound economy. Therefore, it is essential to conceptualize the belief of sustainable improvement inside contemporary environmental education studies dreams with regards to lifelong studying. Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is developing as a extensive and comprehensive idea, encompassing interrelated environmental, financial and social issues. It broadens the concept of Environmental Education (EE), which has increasingly addressed a wide variety of development topics and encompasses the additives of governance, and tradition (Scoullos, 1998). To this stop, key issues of ESD include inter alia: poverty alleviation, citizenship, peace, ethics, democracy and governance, human rights, fitness, gender equity, safety of biodiversity and cultural range, rural and urban improvement, production and intake styles, environmental safety and sustainable management of herbal sources.