DESD

AcronymDefinition
DESDDecade of Education for Sustainable Development
DESDDetrusor-External Sphincter Dyssynergia (neurology and urology)
DESDDepartment of Economic and Social Development (UN)
DESDDouglas Education Service District (Roseburg, OR)
DESDDelano Elementary School District (Delano, MN)
DESDDoubly-Even, Self-Dual (convolutional code)
DESDDecoding-Encoding Screener for Dyslexia (reading assessment)
DESDDistributed Electrostatic Discharge
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If the MDGs provide a set of tangible and measurable development goals within which education is a significant input and indicator; if EFA focuses on ways of providing educational opportunities to everyone, and if the UNLD concentrates on promoting the key learning tool for all forms of structured learning, DESD is more concerned than the other three initiatives with the content and purpose of education.
The conference will showcase initiatives, networks and ideas that were stimulated by the DESD.
Running from 2005 to 2014, the aim of the DESD was to promote and improve the integration of education for sustainable development into the educational strategies and action plans at all levels and sectors of education in all countries.
DESD, male gender and age over 50 years are also considered risk factors.
The DESD was launched in Bahrain in September 2005.
The modalities used to treat LUTS in this setting are similar to those used in other populations, although treatment success may be more elusive, particularly among those with both DESD and DO.
DESD and SHEM work with the DASHO on issues that may affect the entire Department.
The expansions comprise new plating lines, drills, front-end engineering, laminating presses, Automated Optical Inspection, Image upgrades, and a new DESD line.
Additionally, to identify and share best practices and challenges from the first United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (UNDESD) that could inform the post DESD framework programme for the Southern African region and contribute to the Global Action Programme on sustainable development post-2014.
DESD itself adopted a policy requiring the wearing of safety shoes by employees in all warehouses, and the team set up a program to ensure routine servicing of emergency eyewash stations.
We recognise, however, that this approach--and the continuum in which it sits--needs far greater theorising and critical evaluation of networks-in-action, especially in light of the desired goals of the UN DESD, already in its fifth year.