, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 202–210 | Cite as

An education 21 programme: orienting environmental education towards sustainable development and capacity building for Rio

  • Trevor Harvey


Environmental education is essential to the success of Agenda 21. Yet currently it is without focus and effectively side-lined. This paper supplies a strategy and accompanying methodology for establishing environmental education as a major force for implementing Agenda 21. The author proposes the establishment of an Education 21 programme and the designation of the educational community as a new Rio major group. Recommendations are made to appropriate competent bodies.


Environmental Management Sustainable Development Nature Conservation Major Group Capacity Building 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Trevor Harvey
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  1. 1.Farnborough, College of TechnologyUK

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