Katie Johanna Vanhala (R) Associate expert on Education for Sustainable Development Unesco Office, Bangkok, speaks as Dr Mee Young Choi (R) Programme Specialist in Education, Unesco office, Jakarta, looks on during a workshop at Rizqun International Hotel, yesterday.Picture: BT/Yusri AdananAN EXPERT from United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) yesterday stressed the need for government to provide a clear climate change education strategy, which could be adapted into policy and taught in schools.Dr Mee Yong Choi, programme specialist in Education Unit of the Unesco Office in Jakarta was talking to The Brunei Times on the the sidelines of a workshop on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD): Addressing Climate Change Education yesterday.

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Bandar Seri Begawan - To pass on an unspoiled environment for the future generation, the Government of Brunei Darussalam is committed to protect the environment and over the years the country's institutional and legal foundation on environmental management and police are improving.

Brunei's commitment in environment conservation was raised by Awg Hj Md Rozan bin Dato Paduka Hj Md Yunos, Brunei's Permanent Secretary of Development (Administration and Finance) during his opening remark as the chairperson of the East Asia Summit Officials Meeting for the 3rd East Asia Summit Environment Ministers Meeting yesterday.

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BRUNEI has started the process of registering with the World Green Building Council to keep up-to-date with green building technologies around the world and set a benchmark for green buildings in the Sultanate.

Dato Paduka Hj Idris Hj Abas (pictured), chief executive and principal architect of Arkitek Idris, told The Brunei Times in a telephone interview that being a member of the World Green Building Council means they would have to comply with requirements under the council, so designs would be accredited and able to achieve platinum, gold or silver status.

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