Festival News

The Learning for Sustainability sessions were hosted as part of the #LearningPlanet Festival, and drew together 200 participants including educators, sustainability practitioners, and social entrepreneurs. The goal of these sessions were to start weaving the colorful threads of a new,...
  • February 9, 2022
Innovation is both a primary source of systemic environmental and sustainability challenges and an essential element in society’s response to such challenges. Technological innovation, which is a core pillar of global youth empowerment, is being increasingly embraced as a major...
  • February 9, 2022
Through its 199 national member unions from 121 countries, the Global Student Forum represents the independent and democratic voice of more than 100 million secondary and tertiary level students around the world and therefore an important part of the global...
  • February 2, 2022
We sat down with Jeroo Billimoria and Urvashi Sahni of Catalyst 2030, a key partner of the #LearningPlanet Festival, to hear more about their thoughts on social entrepreneurs’ place in learning ecosystems, and their hopes for the Festival! Tell us...
  • January 22, 2022
It is no overstatement to say that the Age of Disruption and Hyperchange is here, characterised by the many challenges it is forcing us to address; the climate crisis and eco-anxiety, pandemics and declining mental health, rising inequality, mass population...
  • January 17, 2022
UNESCO FUTURE OF EDUCATION
In December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development.  As UNESCO is one of the founding partners of #LearningPlanet, we join them...
  • January 17, 2022
Le programme du Festival se dĂ©cline chaque jour autour d’un sujet central de l’initiative #LearningPlanet. Vous trouverez un aperçu des thèmes et du programme ci-dessous. 22 janv. – lancement officiel du Festival : table ronde organisĂ©e par les fondateurs de #LearningPlanet,...
  • January 13, 2022
How can we reimagine the Athenian-model of democracy using new technologies to make it more inclusive? And how can we create a more collective consciousness around the needs of our society, our environment, and our planet? We invite you to...
  • January 13, 2022
The Festival programme is designed to give, each day, an accent to a topic that is at the core of the #LearningPlanet initiative but elements of these tracks appear regularly throughout the 8 days.  22 Jan – Official Launch of...
  • January 4, 2022
Celebrate
We reached out to some of the #LearningPlanet Youth Fellows to hear what they are most looking forward to celebrating with others at this year's Festival. Here's what they said!
  • January 4, 2022