Issues Without Borders @issuesWborders

General Description of Issues Without Borders Issues Without Borders is a youth organisation that focuses on human rights and encourages and empowers individuals to take action. As an advocate of human rights and legal equality for all, the mission of IWB is to offer an online platform that empowers its users to take on personal […]

Historic Paris Agreement on #ClimateChange #COP21

195 Nations Set Path to Keep Temperature Rise Well Below 2 Degrees Celsius An historic agreement to combat climate change and unleash actions and investment towards a low carbon, resilient and sustainable future was agreed by 195 nations in Paris today. The Paris Agreement for the first time brings all nations into a common cause […]

Interview with Ms @IrinaBokova, Director-General of @UNESCO

© GEM.Ms. Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO became Honorary Membership at Global Education Magazine. Javier Collado Ruano: Today, 5th December 2015, being International Volunteer Day, we welcome our special guess, Ms. Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO. I have had the opportunity to talk with her during the 2nd UNESCO Forum on Global Citizenship Education held in February 2015 in […]

International #Volunteer Day

    Salimatou Fatty Founder/CEO- Salimatou’s Foundation for Education Global Youth Ambassador- A world at school Assistance Programmer Officer-Teaching Award Trust Assistance Summer Camp Coordinator- Education For African Future salimatoufatty@gmail.com  . . . . I am Salimatou Fatty, a proudly Gambian volunteer for young people. I am very enthusiastic about issues concerning the girl-child, youths, children and […]

El #voluntariado como herramienta de transformación personal y social para alcanzar un #desarrollosostenible

Adrián Matea Zoroa Graduado en Trabajo Social en la Universidad de Alicante. Máster de Servicios Públicos y Políticas Sociales en la Universidad de Salamanca. Voluntario Internacional. Email: adrianmtazra@gmail.com     Resumen: Este artículo pretende dar una visión de la trascendencia del voluntariado en nuestra época. Se hace un breve repaso a la conceptualización del término como primer […]

FREE HIGH SCHOOL IS A CORNERSTONE OF OPPORTUNITY

We live in a country of immense privilege. There’s no denying inequities still exist, but when a country’s conversations around education can turn to topics of charter schools, testing standards and affordability of college it says something about just how fortunate we really are. In the United States, it’s a foregone conclusion that every child […]

Sustainable Development Goals

One of the main outcomes of the Rio+20 Conference was the agreement by member States to launch a process to develop a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will build upon the Millennium Development Goals and converge with the post 2015 development agenda (click here for information on different work streams). It was decided […]

UNESCO’s Director-General awards first @UNESCO-Japan Prize on #Education for #SustainableDevelopment

The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, awarded the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) to Asociación SERES from Guatemala and El Salvador, Jayagiri Centre from Indonesia and rootAbility from Germany, in a ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on 5 November. This was the first edition of the prize, which was created in 2014 to honour outstanding efforts of individuals, institutions […]

2015 #EFA #Gender Report: Less than half of countries have achieved gender parity in #education 

A new Gender Report compiled by UNESCO’s EFA Global Monitoring Report (GMR) for International Day of the Girl Child, shows that fewer than half of countries – of which none in sub-Saharan Africa – have achieved the goal of gender parity in both primary and secondary education, even though all were supposed to achieve it […]

Using Nature’s Design Principles to Feed Nine Billion: Finalists announced for the world’s first food system-focused biomimicry innovation accelerator

Using Nature’s Design Principles to Feed Nine Billion Finalists announced for the world’s first food system-focused biomimicry innovation accelerator Earlier this year, hundreds of people from around the world took on a challenge to fix our global food system by looking to nature for design solutions. Now, eight finalist teams have been invited to prototype […]

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