n°57 | November 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.
November has been an intense month at the North-South Centre. You will find in this issue information on the Global Education Week 2007 edition. On the GE level we invite you to get acquainted also with the report of the NSC-YFJ GE & Youth seminar held in Mollina last October as well as the Development Education European strategy framework, an initiative of European institutions, among which the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe, together with governmental, intergovernmental and civil society organisations.
. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
. World AIDS Day 2007: HIV-positive teachers lead the way
. Stockholm to host Council of Europe conference on Roma women’s rights on 3 and 4 December, tackling the main challenges that Roma women and their communities face today. …programme … CoE programme for Roma & travellers
. UNESCO co-sponsored the Fourth International Conference on Environmental Education
. The 34th session of the General Conference, UNESCO’s main governing body, took place from 16 October to 3 November 2007 at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France. The General Conference, which meets every two years, defines the Organization's priorities for 2008-2009.
Council of Europe
. The Council of Europe has developed several tools aimed at helping practitioners to promote citizenship, human rights and intercultural learning. …more
. UNDP Human Development Report 2007/2008
. Gender and Energy for Sustainable Development : A Toolkit and Resource Guide - United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) & International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy (ENERGIA).
. Educational governance at local levels: policy paper and evaluation guidelines
. Anna Lindh Foundation - Teaching and Learning Resources on Cultural Teaching and Learning Resources on Cultural Diversity and Religious Pluralism - new developed teaching material on the theme “Religious Diversity” for the visitors to provide with their comments and feedbacks and suggest various ideas for starting and improving their implementation and diffusion within the Euro-Mediterranean region.
. CIVICUS and MDGs Campaigning Toolkit for Civil Society Organisations engaged in the Millenium Development Goals
CIVICUS' Civil Society Index (CSI)
.The UNESCO courrier
. Founded in 1988, the EFE - CFPJ Group is a leading European training company, offering high level
. Terres des Hommes : looking for a Senior Project Administrator and a Senior Human Rights Project Coordinator
. Shannon Stone, an education and training specialist currently living in the United States, is seeking employment in the field of education and training or environmental conservation with an international, non-profit, or community organization in Europe . Shannon Stone has a multi-disciplinary background and experience in developing and implementing international and philanthropic partnerships to promote education, training, youth participation, environmental conservation, and sustainable development. Shannon Stone is able to relocate as soon as possible for a position. CV & contacts
. HREA organises specialised courses via distance education for human rights advocates and educators, staff of social justice organisations, international and inter-governmental organisations, and development professionals.The application process for courses offered in 2008 has started. Application deadline for courses offered in the first semester is 1 December 2007. Full list of HR training courses
. Female Migration Increases and Spurs Development, Shows World Bank Research
. Climate change : today, the poor - tomorrow, the next generation, Gustavo Capdevila - (IPS) Geneva
. Ethical Globalization Initiative : Approach to Climate Change should be rooted in Human Rights
. Development: millennium goals are possible, Gustavo Capdevila - (IPS) Geneva
. Development: conference to stress inclusive governance, Julio Godoy - (IPS) Dar es Salaam
. Development : more security in exchange for small arms, Julio Godoy - (IPS) Dar es Salaam
. Interview: if it is globalisation, it must be everybody's, Sanjay Suri talks to nobel economist Amartya Sen - (IPS) London
. Interview : "religion is the private sphere, not the public" , Sabina Zaccaro talks to Shlomo Ben-Ami, former Israeli foreign minister - (IPS) Venice
. 16 days of activism against gender violence – November 25-December 10
Council of Europe All Different All Equal Campaign
Other Council of Europe Campaigns