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Global Sustainability
CPU 2014, Keynote the 10th of July
Kirsten Paaby, the Ideas Bank and EuCDN
Sustainable Development?!
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”The Third Chock”
• Not flat
• Not in the
Centre
• Just one
Sustainable Development:
«…..seeking to meet the needs of the present without
compromising those of future generations – demands a better
balance between the ecological, the social and the economical
considerations.» Our Common Future – The Brundtland Commision
Three «friendships»:
The nature
The grandchildren
The poor people of the
world
Biofuel – eco-friendly, but sustainable?
Biofuel – renewable energy
source
Tremendous increase in the prices of
corn, demonstrations in Mexico.
Social Considerations?
Growing population.
Sustainable use of topsoil?
Bærekraftig
Balancing the
forbruk?
economical
considerations with the
ecological and social
considerations?
The future generations
perspective?
Checklist for sustainable development
Traditional economical consideration must
be supplemented with:
1. The future generation perspective
2. Ecological consideration
3. Social consideration
4. Broad participation
Three ways of working hand in hand:
1. Practical action, practical skills
2. Develop new knowledge/theory
3. Ethical choices, our values
The UN Decade promotes
• Cross disciplinay and holistic
learning
• Valuesbased learning
• Critical thinking instead of
”by heart”
• Different methods for
learning
• Broad public participation
• Local relevant information
Target groups:
• Students and pupils
• The entire society
• Lifelong learning
(Forberedelser til veggkunsten på Sagene – foto Bydel Sagene)
Foto: Namsdal avis
Localization
The Ideas Bank Model: Best practices - new dialogues - futurepictures
Criteria The Ideas Bank best practices:
Supposed to:
• Promote sustainable development
• Working with the trible bottom line: The ecological, the economical and the social
• Into action, been done
• Innovative
• Surprising
• Demonstrating partnership (between local authoroities, the civil society and the local
private sector)
• Cross disciplines and sectors
• Focusing on the learning and the strengthening of the competance for action
Links for more inspiration to act
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The Transition Towns network http://www.transitionnetwork.org
Enabling Cities http://enablingcity.com
The Economy of Happiness http://www.theeconomicsofhappiness.org
Local Futures and the film LOCALIZATION:
http://www.localfutures.org/global-to-local/international-alliance-forlocalization/the-international-alliance-for-localization
The YES! Magazine http://www.yesmagazine.org
The Slowfood movement http://www.slowfood.com
The InContext – Supportive environments for sustainable living
http://www.incontext-fp7.eu
ICLEI http://www.iclei.org
Sustainable Cities Platform http://www.sustainablecities.eu
Reginal Centres of Expertice for Education for Sustainable Development
http://www.rce-network.org/elgg/
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