2013 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award: Sister Angélique Namaika

Inspirational Congolese Nun Wins UN Refugee Agency top Honour UNHCR Announces 2013 Nansen Refugee Award Laureate Geneva, 17 September, 2013 – The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today announces that this year’s winner of the Nansen Refugee Award is a Congolese nun who has helped hundreds of female rape and […]

UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award

Each year UNHCR bestows the Nansen Refugee Award to an individual, group, or organization, in recognition of their dedicated service to the forcibly displaced. The award is named after Fridtjof Nansen, the Norwegian polar explorer, diplomat, and statesman who won the 1922 Nobel Peace Prize for his philanthropic work. Fridtjof Nansen was also the League […]

UNHCR’s work on HIV in the Americas

  In Latin America and the Caribbean there are around 3.6 million internally displaced persons and about 445,000 refugees / asylum seekers facing a series of challenges due to their displacement, a situation that exposes them to a risk and vulnerability to HIV. Border areas reports in most cases a higher HIV prevalence due to […]

Global Education Magazine: International Youth Day

Download here Global Education Magazine: International Youth Day “A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do we know that his future will not be equal to our present?” Confucius . Sustainable Development Goals for 2030: The Land Beyond Borders for our Planetary Youth Los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible de 2030: una tierra más allá […]

ACNUR y TOTTO lanzan una campaña innovadora por la niñez para el Día Mundial del Refugiado

LA VUELTA AL MUNDO EN UNA MOCHILA Para rendir homenaje y solidarizarnos con cada una de las personas que han tenido que huir por causa del conflicto armado y la violencia, el Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados ACNUR celebra desde el 2001, cada 20 junio, el Día Mundial del Refugiado. La […]

World Education Forum 2015 adopts Declaration on the Future of Global Education until 2030

 Download FINAL Declaration  2014 Peace Nobel Award Kailash Satyarthi during his speech on May 19 In April 2000, the participants of the World Education Forum held in Dakar, Senegal, adopted the Dakar Framework for Action “Education for All: Meeting our Collective Commitment“. They reaffirmed the vision of the World Declaration on Education for All (EFA) adopted ten years earlier (Jomtien, […]

Thinking the twenty-first century: Ideas for the new political economy (Book Review)

  Book Review from Sue L. T. McGregor PhD Professor Emerita (MSVU) McGregor Consulting Group www.consultmcgregor.com  sue.mcgregor@msvu.ca    I was drawn to the title of this book – thinking the 21st century and smiled when I read that he was inspired by Tony Judt and Timothy Snyder’s (2013) book titled Thinking the Twentieth Century. Per […]

World Education Forum 2015

World Education Forum 2015 19-22 May 2015, Incheon, Republic of Korea Equitable and inclusive quality education and lifelong learning for all by 2030 Transforming lives through education Resource: http://en.unesco.org/world-education-forum-2015/ The World Education Forum 2015 will provide a unique platform for global leaders in education, ministers, policy-makers and representatives of civil society, teachers, experts and the private […]

A TRANSDISCIPLINARY DIDACTIC APPROACH ON WATER

Mirela Mureșan Institutional Filiation Moise Nicoara College, Arad, Romania E-mail: mirela_muresan@hotmail.com . ABSTRACT This article describes a transdisciplinary didactic project which took place in Romania concerning a different approach on learning and understanding the complex topic of “water”. The target group was the high-school students (age 14-18) from the “Moise Nicoara” National College, from Arad. The […]

Global Education Magazine: World Water Day

Download here Access to a secure, safe and sufficient source of fresh water is a fundamental requirement for the survival, well-being and socio-economic development of all humanity. Yet, we continue to act as if fresh water were a perpetually abundant resource. It is not. Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary-General . Letters from the Future for […]

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