AfriAlliance: a project to connect the dots to ensure life in Africa

AfriAlliance: a project to connect the dots to ensure life in Africa Climate change is happening now and given the fact that we “all” are responsible for the variations of the climate (IPCC, 2007), can we state that we are also responsible for the transformations that some countries are experimenting? …

The EU’s Defence Momentum

The EU’s Defence Momentum Opening the Annual Conference of the European Defence Agency EDA on 23 November 2017, the EU High Representative Federica Mogherini called the letter notifying the intention of 23 Member States to embark on a Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) on defence: “probably the most important moment for European defence in decades“. …

European Union, don’t go away: the Social Pillar Prescription

European Union, don’t go away: the Social Pillar Prescription For way too long European Union has been on “trial”. The crisis which has been affected our home since 2008, finally seems giving Europe time to breath; however, the sense of disaffection is truly a common feeling that mostly Europeans share. If the …

Global Citizenship Education for a new Century!

GCED – Transforming Education for an Interconnected 21st Century! Global Citizenship Education (GCED) is one of the strategic areas of UNESCO’s Education Sector programme for the period 2014-2021. According to the official definition given by the UN, the primary aim of Global Citizenship Education (GCED) is nurturing respect for all, building …

An European Perspective on Global Education

An European perspective on Global Education The great challenges that humanity is currently facing require that individuals own global competences, and that they contribute with knowledge, skills, values and attitudes to fostering a more sustainable and inclusive world. As a consequence, education systems are increasingly asked to prepare children and students to understand global issues, as well …