n░56 | October 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.
. The Council of Europe recommends Member States to incorporate gender equality measures at all levels of education. The Recommendation on gender mainstreaming in education is addressed at all relevant political institutions and public and private bodies and authorities responsible for framing and implementing education policies at central, regional and local level in the 47 Member States of the Council of Europe. It is also targeted at school management bodies, local and regional authorities, trade unions and non-governmental organisations. It reminds Member States that preparing girls and women to participate, on an equal footing, in all aspects of the life of the community, including decision making, is vital to achieving a truly democratic society and for social cohesion.
. The Council of Europe declares 10 October 'European Day against the death penalty' - European Day against the death penalty
. Week of Global Action against Debt and the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) - 14-21 October, 2007
. 2007 Trade Week of Action, 14-21 October : join with millions of people around the world who will be taking action from to call for justice in global trade !
. World Food Day : 16 October – The Right to Food, make it happen !
. World Teachers’ Day, 5 October : planning for an effective teaching force
Council of Europe
. The Council of Europe has developed several tools aimed at helping practitioners to promote citizenship, human rights and intercultural learning. …more
. Council of Europe/European Commission Youth training kit T-Kit No. 10 - Educational Evaluation in Youth Work
. Commission of the European Communities : Third Annual Report on Migration & Integration
. SALTO-YOUTH EuroMed Resource Centre newsletter
. Baobab connections - encouraging youth from across the world to get together on our website and exchange ideas about globalisation and sustainable development.
. CIVICUS and MDGs Campaigning Toolkit for Civil Society Organisations engaged in the Millenium Development Goals
CIVICUS' Civil Society Index (CSI)
.The UNESCO courrier
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
. Dynamic cities need women : actions and policies for gender equality, 3-5 December 2007, Brussels
. Call for applications : International seminar in European Youth Centre Budapest on Intercultural Learning in European Youth Work, organised by the Directorate of Youth and Sport of the Council of Europe - 28 to 29 November 2007, deadline 20 October - Presentation and application procedure
. Learning - Environmental Economics for Development Policy
. UNESCO’s General Conference 34th session, will bring together in Paris, from 16 October to 3 November, the representatives of the Organization’s 193 Member States who will also determine the 2008-2009 programme. A preview of the Organization’s future priorities is presented in this issue of the UNESCO Courier.
. Globalisation Must Benefit the World’s Poor - World Bank Group President Unveils Strategic Direction to Advance Inclusive & Sustainable Globalisation
. Development : World Bank chief vows "inclusive" globalisation - Abid Aslam, Washington (IPS)
. Development: Poverty an issue in Europe too - Sabina Zaccaro, Rome (IPS)
. Q&A: 'Don't just halve poverty, eradicate it' OXFAM-Novib executive director speaks to Miren Gutierrez - Rome (IPS)
. Europe : Step up efforts against human trafficking - Mario de Queiroz, Porto (IPS)
. “We need an alliance between old and new donors” - Interview with Thomas Fues, German Development Institute (DIE)
. World Bank Campaign Europe - more than 70 non-governmental organisations are scaling up their challenges to the World Bank. We have fundamental concerns about the way the Bank operates.
. 16 days of activism against gender violence – November 25-December 10
Council of Europe All Different All Equal Campaign
Other Council of Europe Campaigns