World Environmental Education Congress 2024


World Environmental Education Congress 2024

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The 12th World Environmental Education Congress (WEEC) is taking place January 29–February 2, 2024, in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The theme is Connecting People, Creating Tomorrow.

The objectives of WEEC 2024 are:

  • Facilitating dialogue and collaboration
  • Enhancing youth and educating the public
  • Promoting the development of the environmental education sector
  • Providing a learning environment
  • Raising global awareness

The Call for Abstracts deadline has been extended to August 31, 2023. Submit across 10 themes. Abstract themes include:

  1. Tackling the Triple Planetary Crisis: Climate Change, Pollution and Biodiversity Loss
  2. Water, Food, Energy Nexus in Environmental Education
  3. A Worldwide Community for Sustainability as the Goal
  4. Promoting Collaboration and Learning Communities to Address Environmental Challenges
  5. Outdoor and Place-based Learning in the Decade of Ecosystem Restoration
  6. Efforts and Challenges in EE for Early Childhood Education
  7. Aesthetics, Ethics, and Emotional Dimensions: The Role of Art and Design in EE
  8. A Matter of Values and Cultural Diversity: Indigenous Knowledge and Culture
  9. Artificial Intelligence and Smart Technologies
  10. Environmental Education for a Sustainable Future

An infographic showing congress highlights, benefits, objectives, and themes.

NAAEE is a partner of WEEC 2024.