"Global education is education that opens people’s eyes and minds to the realities of the globalised world and awakens them to bring about a world of greater justice, equity and Human Rights for all".

The Maastricht Declaration, 2002.


Global education is understood to encompass development education, human rights education, education for sustainability, education for peace and conflict prevention and intercultural education; being the global dimension of education for citizenship.

The North-South Centre’s work for the development of global education started in 1997 when the Global Education Charter was drafted and became its reference background document. Since then, the North-South Centre has been contributing to the dissemination and enrichment of global education through a number of initiatives.
 

The 2 pillars of the global education activities

 

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The Intercultural Dimension
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of Global Education

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