In 2015 the starting signal for the UNESCO World Action Program for Education for Sustainable Development was given. The five-year program (2015 to 2019) aimed among other things to systematically change the education system in the long term.
In 2020 the UNESCO launched the new program: Education for Sustainable Development: Towards achieving the SDGs" – short "ESD for 2030".
The German Federal Government took part in the GAP and attached considerable political importance to its national implementation. The Federal Ministry of Education and Research had taken the lead on national GAP implementation. It is also a key partner of UNESCO to promote GAP implementation globally.
Offering a comprehensive overview of themes and stakeholders, programmes, events and awards, it facilitates cooperation and networking at the national level. Furthermore, it provides international users with information on GAP implementation in Germany.
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