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'For A Better World': ESD prize-winner Hamburg shows how to bring about ecological and social change
A new post has just been published on the ESD Prize Blog by the the City of Hamburg Germany one of the winners of the UNESCOJapan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development ESD in 2019 Theresa Senk and Isabelle Schipp tell us about their ongoing activties and plans for a series of events to engage citizens for a sustainable future making use of some of the award money from the UNESCOJapan Prize We the team of the Climate protection foundation of Gut Karlshöhe are still working on our planned series of events For A Better World even amid the COVID19 crisis We are very grateful for the support we get from the UNESCOJapan prize money The series revolves around the organization of a participatory conference for everyone who is not only dreaming about a better world but also getting handson and trying to realize their vision just like the motto We Here Now Even in this time of chaos uncertainty and loss of orientation we want to uphold the consciousness of longterm effects of the climate crisis and develop formats of participation to motivate young people to take part in the future and sustainable development of Hamburg Thats why were working with journalists and authors Ilona Koglin and Marek Rohde who have been giving idealists activists and unconventional thinkers fighting for a fair and sustainable world a platform on fuereinebessereweltinfo since 2007 Theyre checking every idea precisely instead of labeling committed dogooders as weirdos or troublemakers right away Ilona Marek and we want to promote ecological and social change on a personal and a local level in Hamburg with an eye on the UN timeframe of 2030 through this conference and further event formats For that we need empowerment inspiration and connections which we get by connecting motivated people from nonprofit organizations social businesses and civil movements and giving them a space to educate themselves and to get handson right in their neighborhood Because of COVID19 effecting events negatively everywhere we wont be holding the Conference For A Better World in September 2020 anymore but probably in June 2021 surrounded by nature at Gut Karlshöhe In the meantime we are still working on ideas for advice on how to change your perspective on the world and how to learn to challenge your status quo but not be discouraged The aim is to push rethinking towards the Sustainable Development Goals with the help of social movements Read the full blog