Mr. Kartikeya Sarabhai
Regional Hub Co-chair, Australasia, Centre for Environment Education
Kartikeya Sarabhai represents MECCE Partner, the Centre for Environment Education (CEE). He is the MECCE Project Regional Hub Lead for Australasia and part of the MECCE Knowledge Mobilization Working Group. He is the founder and director of the CEE, a national institution engaged in promoting environmental awareness and conservation as well as education for sustainable development (ESD). Mr. Sarabhai is a member of the Earth Charter International Council and the chairholder of the UNESCO Chair on ESD and the Human Habitat. Editor of the Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, published by SAGE, Mr. Sarabhai has written and spoken extensively on environment and related subjects in national and international forums. Recipient of Tree of Learning Award (1998) from the IUCN for his contributions to environmental education, the Indian Institute of Human Rights has presented him with the World Human Rights Promotion Award in 2005. In 2012, the President of India conferred him with Padma Shri, one of India’s highest civilian awards.