Global Action Programme on #Education for #SustainableDevelopment #SDGs

The Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) seeks to generate and scale-up concrete actions in ESD. It is intended to make a substantial contribution to the post-2015 agenda. The GAP is the follow up to the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014). There is now a growing international recognition of […]

Third UNESCO Forum on Global Citizenship Education

‘The UNESCO Week for Peace and Sustainable Development: The Role of Education’ presented a unique platform for discussion on two key programmes of the Education Sector, namely Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Global Citizenship Education (GCED), and their practical contribution in achieving Target 4.7 of the Sustainable Development Goal 4 on Education. The Week […]

UNESCO Week on Peace and Sustainable Development highlights teachers’ role in achieving Global Development Agenda

More than 400 experts, practitioners and policymakers from the public, non-governmental and private sector from all regions will attend UNESCO Week on Peace and Sustainable Development: The Role of Education, in Ottawa, Canada from 6 to 10 March. Organized by UNESCO and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, the event will focus on Education for Sustainable […]

How much do countries invest in R&D? New #UNESCO data tool reveals emerging players

As the UN General Assembly prepares to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UNESCO Institute for Statistics has released a new data tool showing the leaders and emerging players in research and development (R&D). “Innovation is key to achieving each of the Sustainable Development Goals. So it is essential to track R&D investment in […]

2016 International #Literacy Prizes award ceremony marks 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day

On the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day, 8 September, the Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova will award this year’s UNESCO International Literacy Prizes to five innovative programmes from India, Senegal, South Africa, Thailand and Viet Nam. The awards, to be presented in a ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, are attributed to projects in line […]

@UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2016: harnessing #technology for quality #education

Strategies and practices to maximize the potential of mobile technologies in education will be the focus of UNESCO’s Mobile Learning Week 2016, which will take place at the Organization’s Headquarters from 7 to 11 March. The five-day event will bring together technology experts, government representatives, education specialists, project managers, researchers and industry partners from around […]

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 […]

The Ecological and Social Footprint: A Challenge for Global Citizenship

Javier Collado-Ruano in the dramatic karst mountain landscape of Yangshuo County, China’s Guangxi region. versión castellano          From the transdisciplinary perspective of the Big History, the Earth is a self-eco-organized system structured through sophisticated processes of co-evolution between living and non-living organisms. Life made its appearance on our planet between 3,8 and 3,5 […]

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 […]

Global Citizenship Education: Towards Globalizing Culture of Rights and Responsibilities

  Sudha Sreenivasa Reddy Eco Foundation for Sustainable Alternatives (EFSA) India Sudha179@gmail.com  – – Abstract: It is heartening to see more and more international debates about the gravity of the issues confronting humanity with unprecedented global social, political and ecological dangers. There are very few places on the planet, which are not in a state […]

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