Water and Sustainable Development: One Voice From Zaragoza

www.unwater.org The UN-Water Annual International Zaragoza Conference was held in January and kicked off the year that will shine a spotlight on water and sustainable development.    “2015 is an important year. An important year for disaster risk reduction, an important year for climate and an important year for water,” said the UN-Water Chair, Michel Jarraud […]

Astrobiological Foundations of Humanity: The Origin of the Cosmodern Consciousness

An uranium gun-type atomic bomb (Little Boy) was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Javier Collado attended celebrations of Peace for 69º anniversary. Versión castellano It is urgent to develop the understanding, skills and values to cooperate in the resolution of armed conflicts still present in the 21st Century. There are not political boundaries for environmental degradation effects […]

HELIOS LIFE ASSOCIATION

www.helioslife.org ORGANIZATION PROFILE Helios Life is a non-profit, non-governmental association, established and accredited in Switzerland. Our goals are revolving around supporting and fostering education, development, awareness, unity in diversity. Since 2011 Helios Life Association is in consultative status with United Nations ECOSOC.   Our activities: • Holding free life empowerment seminars, lectures and workshops • Issuing public […]

Regional Youth Green Growth Forum (OAYouth-Kenya)

From 2nd-5th December 2013, young people will gather in the UN Complex Gigiri, Nairobi, for the Regional Youth Green Growth Forum 2013. Convened by the Organization of African Youth, the Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources and partners, the main objective of the forum is to provide a platform for young people to learn, share and identify […]

Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies

We are a global transdisciplinary network and fellowship of concerned academics and practitioners. We wish to stimulate systemic change, globally and locally, to open space for dignity and mutual respect and esteem to take root and grow, thus ending humiliating practices and breaking cycles of humiliation throughout the world.  We suggest that a frame of […]

Global Education Magazine: Human Rights Day

Download the magazine here     IN MEMORIAM: NELSON MANDELA We speak here of the challenge of the dichotomies of war and peace, violence and non-violence, racism and human dignity, oppression and repression and liberty and human rights, poverty and freedom from want. Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Address (10 December 1993)   AMANDLA! Global Education […]

Are we learning enough life?

Anna Barchetti Durisch Mentor, public speaker and education specialist e-mail: anna@helioslife.org web: helioslife.org . A new paradigm for an effective and sustainable education system, going beyond teaching of mathematics and history. Are money and success the only factors, the only drives? Education for Life, Education for Happiness: these are the tools that can lead us towards a […]

Towards a Culture of Peace and Sustainable Development Drawing From A Philippine Experience. By Cecile Guidote-Alvarez.

CECILE GUIDOTE-ALVAREZ UNESCO Artist for Peace, 2003 / UNESCO DREAM Center 2011 President, International Theatre Institute’s Cultural Identity and Development Committee Delivered October 16, 2012 at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris All of us here in Paris: Goodwill Ambassadors, Artists for Peace and Champions for Sports in this historic gathering are committed to help carry out the […]

A Critical Interview with Henry Giroux

Henry Giroux   JMBT: You´re considered as the father of a critical pedagogy. What is critical pedagogy for you?  HG: Actually, I am not the father of critical pedagogy. While I may have played a prominent role in its development, critical pedagogy emerged out of long series of educational struggles that extend from the work of Paulo […]

Carta de presentación de ACNUR. Por Francesca Fontanini.

Los últimos años han sido marcados por una sucesión interminable de conflictos y crisis humanitarias, en medio de incertidumbres, sociales, políticas y económicas. Una de las primeras consecuencias de tal escenario es el incremento de las personas forzadas a desplazarse y buscar protección en otros países. La combinación de estos factores ha reducido el “espacio […]

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