n°52 | June 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.
. Ireland : our friend Johnny Sheehan invites us to explore the new site Youthdeved
. Global Education Week webpage
. Colloquy "Promoting Intercultural Dialogue: issues and perspectives of the Council of Europe" - After having consulted exhaustively with different actors, the Lisbon Colloquy will launch a debate on the challenges of intercultural dialogue and the role and priorities of international institutions active in intercultural dialogue. Messages and recommendations on the main orientations of the White Paper will be adopted by 60 experts and personalities attending the Colloquy … more - Council of Europe Intercultural Dialogue special website
. Council of Europe's Forum for the Future of Democracy - 13-15 June 2007, Stockholm and Sigtuna
. Challenges to Democracy and Human Rights in Europe - Forum for the Future of Democracy - 13-15 June 2007, Stockholm and Sigtuna
. Youth peace camp at Europa-Park : thirty-two teenagers from conflict zones, Serbians and Albanians from Kosovo and Arabs and Jews from Israel, will join a peace camp in Rust (Germany), on 1-7 July. more ...
. Summer University for Democracy : over 600 participants from political studies schools in 15 European countries will gather in Strasbourg from 2 to 6 July for the second Summer University for Democracy on the theme ''Projects for Europe''. more ...- Special file
. Council of Europe Education for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights programme (EDC/HRE)
. Experts discuss textbooks as instruments for peace : thinking and Building Peace through Innovative Textbook Design” is the title of a meeting of experts from Europe and the Arab States hosted by UNESCO on 14 and15 June. The aim is to produce guidelines for promoting peace and intercultural understanding through curricula, textbooks and learning media within the UNESCO-ISESCO Cooperation Programme.…more
. CIVICUS – World Alliance for Citizen Participation : G8 outcome and reflections on the 2007 CIVICUS World Assembly … more
. World Refugee Day – 20 June 2007
. World Day Against Child Labour - 12 June 2007
. World Environment Day - 5 June 2007 : Melting Ice - A Hot Topic?
. Diversity, Dialogue and Solidarity: the first Euro-Med Youth Parliament meets in Berlin … more
Council of Europe
. Spring issue of the European Language Gazette of the European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML) of the Council of Europe
. Youth Partnership Newsletter - Partnership Agreement between the European Commission and the Council of Europe in the field of youth policy, youth research and youth work
. European Parliament Draft Report on the Millennium Development Goals – the midway point
. The fifth issue of the Europafrica bulletin gives you an up-date on the public consultation for a joint EU-Africa Strategy
. SALTO-YOUTH EuroMed Resource Centre newsletter
. United Nations Online course on Youth Participation in Poverty Reduction Strategies - Fill in the Survey Now!
. Extended call for applications for HREA e-learning course "Introduction to Human Rights Education" - 12 September - 4 December 2007
. Final call for applications for HREA e-learning course “Armed Conflict, Human Rights and Humanitarian Law” - 17 September-16 December 2007
. West Africa Peacebuilding Institute training course covering a range of courses on Conflict resolution techniques, Women and Peacebuilding, Youth and Peace Education, Early Warning and Early Response, Justice, Reconciliation, Mediation and so on … application for 2007 course
. G8 Summit – Heiligendamm, June 6-8 2007
. G8 Xtra
. World Social Forum 2008
. World Bank Global Monitoring Report 2007 on the Millennium Development Goals: Confronting the Challenges of Gender Equality and Fragile States
. Cultures and Human Rights of the Mediterranean Area - Council of Europe’s 'All Different - All Equal' campaign for diversity, human rights, and participation. more ...
Other Council of Europe Campaigns