MARIELLA FROSTRUP BRINGS HOPE AND HUMAN RIGHTS TO MAASAI SCHOOLGIRLS THIS CHRISTMAS

Broadcaster and human rights campaigner Mariella Frostrup is bringing hope to schoolgirls in Africa this Christmas.  Mariella Frostrup is putting her face to a Christmas Appeal that could help thousands of Maasai and other young pastoralist girls in Tanzania have the same access to education as boys. “Gender equality is a subject close to my […]

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 […]

$248 USD million pledged to GEF climate fund for most vulnerable countries

New financing for Least Developed Countries Fund sends strong signal of commitment as Paris talks get underway Eleven donors have pledged close to $250 USD million in new money for adaptation support to the most vulnerable countries on the planet giving a welcome boost to the start of the climate talks here in Paris. Canada, […]

Global Response to Climate Change Keeps Door Open to 2º C Temperature Limit #COP21

New UN Report Synthesizes National Climate Plans from 146 Countries An unprecedented world-wide effort is underway to combat climate change, building confidence that nations can cost effectively meet their stated objective of keeping a global temperature rise to under 2 degree C. A report released today by the UNFCCC secretariat, assessing the collective impact of over […]

#Biomimicry: inspiration is everywhere…

Bringing ideas to life. Each year 5-10 finalists in the Open category of the Global Design Challenge are invited to participate in the Challenge Accelerator program. Designed to help biomimetic solutions advance beyond the concept stage, the BGDC Accelerator is an intensive 6-9 month program during which the teams continue to develop their design concepts […]

Youthful – The Mindful Natural Way for Each Life

Rashmi Chandran Natural Health and Environmental Research [email protected] / http://drrashminaturallife.blogspot.in    . Abstract: Youthful is a blessing for any life. The beauty of youthful is its own innocence to live naturally connected with nature, to grow up with maturity, and to embody our mutual care and share. Youthful works its level best at all ages […]

THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY TO AVOID DEPLETION OF NATURAL RESOURCES OF PLANET EARTH

Fernando Alcoforado  Member of the Bahia Academy of Education (Brazil). Engineer and Doctor of Territorial Planning and Regional Development from the University of Barcelona (Spain). e-mail: [email protected] – Abstract: The purpose of this article is to demonstrate the need for the adoption of Circular Economy in order to avoid the depletion of natural resources of planet Earth […]

Capitalism, Desperation and Urgency: How Do Working Class Youth Cope With the Capitalist Present?

 Deniz Yonucu is currently a visiting scholar at London School of Economics and Political Science. She received her PhD Degree from the Department of Anthropology at Cornell in May 2014. Funded by the Wenner-Gren Foundation and the Middle East Research Competition of the Ford Foundation, her dissertation, titled, Operations Of Law And Sovereignty From Below: Youth, […]

Educação para a Cidadania Global: uma visão brasileira

Madza Ednir CECIP- Centro de Criação de Imagem Popular. Gratidão à Claudia Ceccon, cujos comentários críticos muito contribuíram para enriquecer este artigo [email protected] / http://www.cecip.org.br / @Madzed .  Leia aqui a versão inglesa / Read here English version Este artigo é a versão aperfeiçoada e ampliada da apresentação feita na Journée Educasol “L’Education à la Citoyenneté et à la […]

Entrevista con Cristina Núñez-Madrazo, Coordinadora del Centro de EcoAlfabetización y Diálogo de Saberes de la Universidad Veracruzana (México)

Cristina Núñez-Madrazo en el lago Titicaca Javier Collado Ruano: Este es un reportaje muy especial para mi porque considero que una relación saludable entre las diferentes civilizaciones humanas es el punto de partida para conseguir una solidaridad global para el futuro común en la Tierra. En este sentido, la Doctora Cristina Núñez-Madrazo es un gran ejemplo […]

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