- Submitted by: Spain
- Topic: Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication
- Location: Barcelona, Spain
- Date of completion: 2001
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- This voluntary initiative came from Green economy policies, practices and initiatives
Education for Sustainable Development: The Barcelona School Agenda 21 Program
Description/achievement of initiativeThe Barcelona School Agenda 21 is a pioneering environmental education program for schools within Barcelona and a source of inspiration for similar initiatives beyond the city.
Source: The ICLEI Case Study series
Since 2001, the Barcelona School Agenda 21 Program promoted by the Barcelona City Council's Environment Department, in collaboration with the AGBAR Foundation and the Barcelona Municipal Institute of Education (Programa Agenda 21 Escolar de Barcelona, or PA21E), has taken the lead in directly involving the educational community in Local Agenda 21 and its efforts toward sustainability.