The United Nations has declared a Decade of Education for Sustainable Development beginning in January 2005;
The U.S. Partnership for the Decade of Education is convening, catalyzing and communicating among sectors of society to engage in the Decade;
The Association of University Leaders for a Sustainable Future is facilitating the engagement of higher education institutions for the U.S. Partnership;
AACC is a leading organization representing community colleges;
AACC’s programs would be enhanced by available materials and new projects focusing on education for sustainable development;
Be it resolved by the Board of Directors of the American Association of Community Colleges:
That we support this effort in concert with the U.S. Partnership for the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, and
Be it further resolved that AACC will collaborate with the Association of University Leaders for a Sustainable Future to promote programs for the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development among AACC member institutions and affiliated councils.
Approved by the Board of Directors, American Association of Community Colleges, November 13, 2004.