North-South Centre - European Centre for Global Interdependence and Solidarity

n°53 | July 2007

Global Education News is an electronic newsletter where national global education coordinators or practitioners can share global education news and best practices, useful thematic links and educational materials. It also serves as a medium for the North-South Centre global education network national coordinators' own use.

1.News from North-South Centre & the Global Education Week network

2.Other GE news

    . A Council of Europe campaign against domestic violence is reaching out to the European public with the launch of a hard-hitting TV spot.

    . Council of Europe Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights programme (EDC/HRE)

    . Stopping violence in schools; what works? - Bullying, corporal punishment, gender-based aggression, gang assaults and other types of violence in schools will be tackled at an expert meeting from 27-29 June in UNESCO, Paris. Finding solutions that work is the goal of this meeting. The experts will also address the integration of violence prevention strategies in schools into policy and practice. … more

    . Experiential learning: another kind of education … more

    . Global Compact Leaders Summit to launch the Principles for Responsible Management Education … more

3.Useful links

    . Portugal 2007 - Presidency of the European Union - website

    . Women Peacemakers Program ( WPP )

    . The Blacksmith Institute - the Blacksmith Institute is a New York based organisation dedicated to supporting pollution-related environmental projects in developing countries … more

    . CIVICUS - World Alliance for Citizen Participation – news

    . UNESCO portal : Statistics - Guidelines - Toolkits
    UNESCO newsletters

4.Useful resources

5.Message in a bottle


7.Special Sustainable Development