Environmental young reporters drive change

Swedish Young Reporters for the Environment attending the eighth World Environmental Education Congress in Gothenburg, got the chance to interview Mr. Alexander Leicht, Chief at Section of Education for Sustainable Development, UNESCO.

Students talked about UNESCO’s goals, the role of countries and children, as well as the actions people can take towards a more sustainable lifestyle. They received information about UNESCO and its goals for the present and future. According to Leicht, UNESCO seeks to make environmental stability a bigger part of educational systems around the world.

Leicht explained his role, which is to work with primary and secondary schools in enforcing environmental sustainable development teaching in curricula.

Read the full interview here