In 2002, at the first congress Global Education had been defined as “Education that opens people’s eyes and minds to the realities of the world, and awakens them to bring Continue reading
Hardly ever has a book touched me like this one. A way only reality can touch you. Together with Fabrizio Gatti I have crossed the Sahara on board of a truck full of (future) illegal immigrants. It’s a business Continue reading
Transparency International writes: “Corruption – a Pan-European Problem”. So besides rescue plans and rising debts, Europe does have another problem to tackle. The report clearly finds: “Corruption is a reality in Europe and affects the daily lives of ordinary citizens.” Let’s have a look at their findings: Continue reading
The New York Times recently titled “Perceptions of Migration Clash With Reality”. The article analyzes the recent World Migration Report published by the International Organization for Migration and finds that “citizens estimate that there are as many as three times the number of immigrants living there than is actually the case.” The difference in perception is especially high in the USA, Canada, Italy and Britain. Continue reading
The Global Education Network (GLEN) is looking for participants for this year’s learning cycle. It includes seminars with participants from all over Europe, a direct insight into Global Education and an internship in the Global South. Continue reading
Im Mauretania were Slavery was officially abolished in 2008, it de facto still exists. But if anybody says that or tries to change that, he or she might very likely end up in jail. It is what happened to Bulkhair Ould Cheikh Dieng. The activist of the Mauretanian organisation IRA who fights to put and end to slavery has been sentenced to three months in jail for denouncing the state not acting upon a girl being hold as a slave. But that is just a story of so many, let us have a look around the world: Continue reading
The series “Surprising Europe” has nine episodes and will go on air this month: from July 8th you can see the show in Dutch Television (Ned 2, or later on Uitzending Gemist), and from August onwards you can also find the show on Al Jazeera English.
It is more than a TV series, Continue reading