6th UNESCO Youth Leadership Workshop On GCED At South Korea


6th UNESCO Youth Leadership Workshop On GCED At South Korea

More About The 6th UNESCO Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED (Global Citizenship Education)

Basically, the UNESCO Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED is a one-week workshop organized by APCEIU. This one-week Workshop aims to build the capacity of dynamic youth leaders around the world to identify strategies to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically Target 4.7.

SDG Target 4.7. states:

By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development

While enabling participants to deepen their understanding of GCED, the workshop allows the young leaders to play a major role and also, become part of a wider network of youth leaders for GCED.

In the course of the workshop, participants will identify specific priority issues around global citizenship and establish plans for the future direction of GCED. Also, working both individually and in groups, the young leaders will devise the goals and strategies for use at local and national levels.

Participants will learn about specific areas such as GCED, human rights, and peacebuilding through information sessions, as well as, engage in dialogue and debates on the evolving issues. As part of the Workshop, participants will also make a field visit to discuss the role of youth for a more peaceful and sustainable future.

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