Gaia Education

Organization's name: Gaia Education
Headquarters address  
Address: 4 (2f2) Hunter Square
Edinburgh
EH11QW
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Phone: +441312253407
Email: john.clausen@gaiaeducation.org
Web site: www.gaiaeducation.org
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
Languages:
  • English

Activities

Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Sustainable Development:
  • Agriculture
  • Biodiversity
  • Capacity-building
  • Climate change
  • Consumption and production patterns
  • Disaster management and vulnerability
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
Geographic scope: International
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Year established (YYYY): 2006
Year of registration (YYYY): 2007
Organizational structure: Gaia Education promotes a holistic approach to education for sustainable development by developing curricula for sustainable community design. While drawing upon best practices within ecovillages and transition settings worldwide, Gaia Education works in partnership with universities, ecovillages, government and non-government agencies and the United Nations.
Number and type of members: 6 Board Members, 4300 wider members
Affiliation with NGO networks: UN DPI
Funding structure:
  • Fees for education and training services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Non-governmental organization
Involvement in UN Partnerships: Yes
If yes, explain in detail: Gaia Education has been active participant of UNDESD and has published 4 books under UNESCO Patronage
Affiliation with other organizations: Global Ecovillage Network