Global Citizenship Education: Enabling conditions and perspectives

Presentations held on 16 May 2014, UNESCO HQ, Paris, France


Chairperson - Mr Chris Castle, Chief of Section, HIV and Health Education, Division of Peace and Sustainable Development, Education Sector, UNESCO


Welcome remarks


Global updates

Role of global citizenship education from a global perspective within the UN systems” by Mr Kishore Singh, UN Special Rapporteur on Right to Education


Global citizenship education and the World Education Forum 2015” by Mr Kioh Jeong, Chief coordinator for the preparation of the World Education Forum 2015


Launch of the UNESCO publication


Panel discussions

 “Transformative pedagogy”, by Ms Dina Kiwan, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Media Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences , American University of Beirut, Lebanon


“Open social and political environment for universal values” by Ms Barbara Schmiedl, European Training and Research Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (ETC Graz), Austria


Youth-support” by Mr Chernor Bah, Chair, Youth Advisory Group for GEFI


Concluding remarks



Global Citizenship Education (GCED) website