On 20 June 2017, the National Platform on ESD, Germany´s supreme steering body for the implementation of the Global Action Programme on ESD (GAP), has adopted the National Action Plan for GAP implementation. It defines 130 objectives and 349 measures to scale up ESD in all areas and at all levels of the German education system.
The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research convenes a National Platform and advisory bodies in order to drive forward the implementation of the Global Action Programme on ESD in Germany: A scientific as well as an international adviser consult the work of the National Platform. Furthermore, six expert forums provide advice on ESD and the different levels of education. The expert forums cooperate with several partner networks, bringing together a wide group of stakeholders that are strong partners for action on the ground.