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Updated: Sept 8, 2020
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The World Bank’s flawed and misunderstood poverty benchmark has led to a deceptively positive picture and dangerous complacency. By outgoing UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston
Covid-19 highlights the importance of our Global Citizenship and Development Education. The second in a 3-part series, Colm Regan introduces 3 teaching strategies for adapting and exploring with learners
Covid-19 highlights the importance of our Global Citizenship and Development Education. The first in a 3-part series, Colm Regan introduces 3 teaching strategies for adapting and exploring with learners
Any post-Covid-19 activities, must respond to its challenges by ensuring we do not return to what we have known as “normal” life. The long read, by Tom Roche
County councils are vital as leaders in ethical practices in communities and as reminders of the global footprint of natural resources they use and the many people connected to that use, argues Tom Roche
On the other side of the pandemic, we must strengthen and build strong working-class movements to challenge imperialism and neocolonialism
The “Africa needs help” vs. “No! Africa can teach you lessons!” is tiring. Other than benefiting a few pundits, are we deriving any value from it? George Kibala Bauer
Covid-19’s toll in DRC: ‘Older people here really have nothing. We have no state pensions in the DRC’
Country representative for HelpAge DRC, Anatole Bandu, reports on the human impact of Covid-19
Continuing the global citizenship journey, here are 6 education initiatives from Ireland that have been adapted to take place during Covid-19 learning contexts.
On April 23rd, President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins made a detailed statement on Ireland’s potential role in the COVID-19 crisis and its implications for those most at risk worldwide.