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

n°58 | January 2008

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.

    Dear friends,

    Please find herewith the last issue of the Global Education newsletter, focusing on intercultural dialogue through related useful links §3, resources §4 and events §6, with interesting perspectives on the concept and role of intercultural cities.
    Under §4 resources, you will also find references related to child rights and several calls for proposals and for papers under §5. Updated information on Sustainable Development is available under §7 with a special focus on Africa.
    Read more about the successful outcomes of the Africa-Europe Youth Summit organised by the North-South Centre and get acquainted with its final recommendation.
    Finally, you are invited to follow-up the Global Education Week 2007 edition outcomes.

    Enjoy the reading!

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

2.Other GE news

3.Useful links

4.Useful resources

5.Message in a bottle

    . Two organisations are searching for project partners for the open EC development education call (deadline for concept notes on February 19, 2008) :
    - The Austrian organisation "SOL - People for Solidarity, Ecology and Lifestyle" is looking for 1-2 partner organisations from the EU for a joint development education project. Project title: We are living on the South
    - The German organisation "Weltfriedensdienst" (Civil Peace Service) is looking for partner NGOs or associates (from Poland, Czech Republic, Austria or other EU countries) for two project proposals to the EC within the open call for public awareness and education for development. Working title: Global Changes – Global Opportunities (Abstract ONE: Work for Peace, Abstract TWO: PeaceXchange)
    All information - including partner searches from other can be found on the TRIALOG website

    . October 2008 - Learning Democracy by Doing
    Alternative Practices in Citizenship Learning and Participatory Democracy
    An international conference organized by the Transformative Learning Centre (TLC), Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto (OISE/UT)
    Second Call for Proposals: March 2, 2008

    . Call for proposal : Development Youth Prize 2007

    . Calls for proposals :
    "Awareness raising and development education in Europe"
    "Coordination, cooperation and networking activities in Europe"
    available on EuropeAid website

    . Call for Paper: Asia Europe Journal
    We are calling for contributions with a focus on "International Co-operation on Environmental Issues: Asian and European Perspectives" for the upcoming Asia Europe Journal. For more information please click here

    . Colabore com a Aidglobal - Organização Não Governamental para o Desenvolvimento, sem fins lucrativos, com sede em Loures, que promove Acções nos domínios da Integração e do Desenvolvimento (AID) Global - saíba mais sobre a Aidglobal


7.Special Sustainable Development