Global Citizen for DS271 ACY2011

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Introduction to Global Citizenshop for 2nd yr university students

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Global citizen matana[at]gmail.com

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2008/04/happy-earth-day/

Global Awareness

Global Literacy

Global Citizenshiphttp://globalcitizens.pbworks.com/f/1228506913/globepass.gif

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/gc/what_and_why/what/

Objectives: Global Citizen

global issues (modern day slavery, and fair trade, identity and diversity, racism and discrimination, human rights and climate change)

interdependence, interconnectedness, diversity, tolerance, respect, empathy, social just, equity

http://www.mylearning.org/global-citizens--make-an-impact/p-2032/

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help produce doctors that are flexible and responsive to patients from a wide variety of backgrounds. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/cihd/undergraduate

http://www.thinking-people.co.uk/what/global/index.html

aware of the wider world has a sense of their own role as a world citizen respects and values diversity understanding how the world works is outraged by social injustice participates in the community willing to act to make the world a more equitable and sustainable place takes responsibility for their actions.defined a global citizen as someone who is

Global issuespopulation growthmigrations, economic disparities, depletion of resources,climate change,disasters preparedness,international conflicts.

Interdependence

Interconnectedness

Argonhttp://studentleaks.org/argon-element-detail-ar-element-detail-argon-element-full-configuration/http://www.gotoknow.org/blog/growthrings/64127 interconnectedness

http://www.amnesty.org.uk/

http://fractalenlightenment.com/12066/issues/coltan-wars-for-our-hi-tech-livesDid your cell phone kill someone today?http://bit.ly/n3rucy

"Kids in Congo were being sent down mines to die so that kids in Europe and America could kill imaginary aliens in their living rooms" - British politician, Oona Kinghttp://www.mindfully.org/Technology/2008/PlayStation-Coltan-Congo8jul08.htm

Europe and North America spend a year on pet food, cosmetics and perfume ($37 billion) would provide basic education, water and sanitation, basic health and nutrition to all those without those things, with $9bn left over

(Human Development Report : UNDP, 1998).

http://www.nature.org/greenliving/carboncalculator/index.htm

United Nations Environment Programme, 2009Green Meetingshttp://www.epa.gov/opptintr/greenmeetings

http://www.tuopenhouse2011.tu.ac.th/Paperless? the 3Rs?Bulk upEat green?Save energy?printed materials published on recycled paper, using vegetable-based inks, and on both sides of the page?food & beverage service?

Plant native treesEat locallyInflate your tiresDrive gentlyCookEat less meatGrow your own foodTurn off and shut itSave water

http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/urgentissues/climatechange/help/tips-from-a-nature-conservancy-scientist.xmlhttp://www.nature.org/greenliving/gogreen/everydayenvironmentalist/index.htm

Diversity ToleranceEmpathyRespect

Diversity

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http://culturelevel5uninorte.blogspot.com/

http://ouroyster.com/home/jade/what-it-means-to-be-canadian

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http://www.oknation.net/blog/print.php?id=130333http://bit.ly/onmHyadektube.com

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EmpathyRespect

Social Just&Equity

Inequityhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/ouch/images/flush_286/disabled_toilet_signage.jpghttp://devinharold.wordpress.com/2011/08/22/gay-marriage/http://www.laborarts.org/exhibits/iww/images/1/pyramid.jpg

http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2009/04/21/18590638.php

http://centralasiaonline.com/cocoon/caii/images/2009/06/20/child_laborHP.jpg

http://www.globalissues.org/

GLOBALISSUEShttp://www.ted.com

http://www.earthcharterinaction.org/content/pages/Read-the-Charter.htmlI. RESPECT AND CARE FOR THE COMMUNITY OF LIFEII. ECOLOGICAL INTEGRITYIII. SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC JUSTICEIV. DEMOCRACY, NONVIOLENCE, AND PEACE

?Branding? ?

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Questioning, dig it up, sharing

counter ignorance and intolerance

challenge misinformation and stereotyped views

We live in an interdependent world, and Global Citizenship encourages us to recognise our responsibilities towards each other.We live in a rapidly changing world and Global Citizenship is about flexibility and adaptability as well as about a positive image of the future.

citizens4change.org

ubc.ca

1. Economic competenciesPersonal financial managementGlobal trading systemNational economic systemThe CorporationWealth creation, distribution and poverty

ta3online.org

2. Sociopolitical/Cultural competenciesPersonal value clarificationComparative religious/philosophyLanguageHistory and artsPolitical geography Political systemsEquity and injusticeDeep democracy

ta3online.org

3. Environmental CompetenciesExplain the meaning and significance of sustainability and sustainable developmentExplain how it relates to personal values and roles (as a professional, consumers, citizens, etc.)Explain how it applies to the communitySystem thinkingta3online.org

http://www.ta3online.orghttp://www.internationalization.ubc.ca/globalcitizenship.htm

http://www.walkinginsquares.com/greyShirts/globe.gif

Citizen (greek, roman) never been simply about 'belonging' to a place. It is also about making positive changes, and considering the wider environment. A Global Citizen is someone who cares about themselves, how they act and how their actions impact others, both locally and remotely. help students confront stereotypes and exotica resist simplification of other cultures and global issues