• Uniting efforts for a common goal: new partnerships for SERES

    Something we ask those who are in the work of civil and social organizations is why there are so many NGOs that are not working together, who are focussing on their own issues and localities? Why not join forces? This has been one of the key questions that has guided the work being done at

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  • How a youth leadership program creates change-makers in 3 days

    When teenagers meet for the first time in a group setting, the result is the same, even in rural Guatemala.  It’s the beginning of day 1 of the SERES “ACTIVATE” workshop that aims to inform and empower youth to change their world for the better. The girls are huddled together in small clusters, giggling quietly as

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  • NEW! SERES Synopsis 2016: an overview of the SERES approach for transformative sustainability leadership in Central America

    Ever wonder what makes an impactful youth leadership program for sustainable development? The new SERES Synopsis outlines what Transformative Sustainability Leadership (TSL) means to us and how we achieve it. SERES TSL programs such as Actívate, Catalyzers, and Sustainable Livelihoods have been developed using 9 conceptual learning spheres that empower young people to work collaboratively within sustainability contexts to become committed,

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  • From 6′ to 30,000′: grassroots activism with strategic thinking for a sustainable future

    The award ceremony for the UNESCO-Japan prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) could definitely be considered one of SERES’ highlights for 2015. All that we believe in and work for – providing opportunities for unlikely leaders to lead the way towards a sustainable future – was culminated in the moment that SERES facilitator Abigail

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  • UNESCO announces winners – SERES named!

    Director-General of UNESCO, Ms Irina Bokova, has announced the names of the first winners of the newly established UNESCO-Japan Prize for outstanding projects related to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), with SERES being named one of the three laureates! The UNESCO-Japan Prize was established in 2014 to honour outstanding efforts of individuals, institutions and organizations

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