Mr D. V. Livanov. Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation

To the participants of the International Conference on Education for Sustainable Development

Dear colleagues!

I am glad to welcome you at the International Conference on Education for Sustainable Development!

Sustainable development requires significant changes in the economy, culture, education and the joint collaborative efforts of all countries. I am pleased to see the active involvement of the international research and educational community playing an important role in advancement of sustainable development goals.

This Conference is one of the key events of this closing year of the United Nations Decade on Education for Sustainable Development. It will start the process of summing up the results of the United Nations Decade on Education for Sustainable Development, and proposing development strategies for the future.

I am confident that the Conference will contribute to the more efficient and better coordinated cooperation in the sphere of education and sustainable development management.

            I wish you successful and interesting work in the interests of raising the general wellbeing of all humanity!

The Minister                                                                       D. V. Livanov