Global Citizenship Education Fund

HORIZON 2020 Call for Proposals in Research and Innovative Action

In March 2019, the Global Citizenship Education Fund submitted an application for the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Call for Proposals in Research and Innovative Action. The topic for this call was “Drivers and contexts of violent extremism in the broader MENA region and the Balkans”. This was done as part of a consortium of a total of eight institutions and organizations from across the Mediterranean, the Balkans and the MENA

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REGIONAL SEMINAR

REGIONAL SEMINAR

28 and 29 June 2018, Barcelona. ideaborn, in collaboration with the Union for the Mediterranean Secretariat, organised at Palau de Pedralbes a regional Seminar on “Civic Education for Youth in the Mediterranean” with the objective to discuss the central role of civic and citizenship education in the current emerging challenges in the region, such as the prevention of violence, radicalisation and the promotion of gender equality. In a sequence of 5

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Secondary Education Technical Working Group

The Secondary Education Technical Working Group aims to support the work of secondary school teachers and formal and informal education professionals to ensure the appropriate transmission of citizenship values to children and young people between the ages of 11 and 17. Its work develops Articles 1, 2, 26, 27 and 29 of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Article 12(1) of the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the […]

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The Secondary Education Technical Working Group’s Work Program

The Group oversees and feeds into the work of Forming Responsible Citizens (FRC), an initiative coordinated by ideaborn since 2015. FRC is being implemented in Tunisia, Morocco, Lebanon and Jordan. It focuses on the development of the most effective instruments for civic and citizenship education in secondary schools within the local context and through experiential learning methodology. The implementation of FRC highlighted the need for three more initiatives, now led by […]

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Prevention of Violent Radicalization Working Group

FIELD OF ACTION: Research and Capacity Building for the detection and prevention of violent radicalization
The Prevention of Violent Radicalization Working Group works on initiatives to support the implementation of Article 3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (“Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person”). This article and the work of this Group seeks to tackle the global challenge deriving from the violent radicalization of young

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Citizenship Education Research Working Group

FIELD OF ACTION: The Comparative Analysis of Citizenship Education Programs
In order to strengthen awareness and the fulfilment of Articles 1, 2, 18, 19, 20, 21, 21, 26 and 28 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Fund is in the process of creating a new Working Group to develop the citizenship education programs and initiatives.
The objective is to contextualise data analysis to achieve a specific understanding of

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