"The people of the world have asked us to shine a light on a future of promise and opportunity. Member States have responded with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development... It is an agenda for people, to end poverty in all its forms. An agenda for the planet, our...

United Nations – International Day of Peace

On the International Day of Peace, global brands are joining forces across industries and geographies in an unprecedented effort to highlight the vital role of food assistance in creating a more peaceful world. We teamed up with Noma Bar to...

International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace, sometimes unofficially known as World Peace Day, is observed annually on 21 September. It is dedicated to world peace, and specifically the absence of war and violence, such as might be occasioned by a temporary ceasefire in a combat...

Zac Goldsmith on Transforming UK Politics

RSA Spotlights – taking you straight to the heart of the event, highlighting our favourite moments and key talking points. How can we empower the public regarding issues that affect their day-to-day lives? Voter frustration with politics...

Magna Carta: Legacy

One of two beautifully illustrated animations telling the story of Magna Carta, made with the British Library to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Charter’s creation - with the added bonus of being voiced by Monty Python's Terry Jones!...

International Day of Democracy

In 2007 the United Nations General Assembly resolved to observe 15 September as the International Day of Democracy—with the purpose of promoting and upholding the principles of democracy—and invited all member states and organizations to commemorate the day in an...

Project Literacy: Alphabet of Illiteracy

The Alphabet of Illiteracy represents a body of evidence suggesting that illiteracy is the root cause of almost every major problem humanity faces. Using the building blocks of reading and writing, each letter has been assigned an issue,...

International Literacy Day

September 8 was proclaimed International Literacy Day by UNESCO on November 17, 1965. It was first celebrated in 1966. Its aim is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. On International Literacy Day each year, UNESCO reminds...

"Charity is one of the best investments we can make in our common future.  On this day of International Charity, I call on people everywhere to be part of our 15-year partnership for humanity, and to help make the Sustainable Development Goals a reality for all. "...

About Vision of Humanity We are in an epoch different to any other epoch in human history. The problems we are facing are global in nature. They include climate change, ever decreasing biodiversity, full use of the fresh water on the planet and underpinning all these...

World Water Week is organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place in Stockholm, Sweden. It has been the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues since 1991. It is a platform for over 200 collaborating organisations to convene...

Worldwide Nuclear Explosions Visualized

Did you know that over 2000 nuclear tests have been conducted? Did you know that it is estimated that over 2.4 million people would eventually die from various forms of cancer as a result of these tests? Watch this simulation and be amazed...

http://www.cnduk.org/ CND campaigns non-violently to achieve British nuclear disarmament – for scrapping the Trident nuclear weapons system and preventing its replacement. But we recognise that Britain’s nuclear weapons are only a small part of the problem, so we also...

http://www.theatomproject.org/en/ The ATOM Project is an international campaign designed to do more than create awareness surrounding the human and environmental devastation caused by nuclear weapons testing. The ATOM Project hopes to affect real and lasting change by...

World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day is a day dedicated to recognize humanitarian personnel and those who have lost their lives working for humanitarian causes. It was designated by the United Nations General Assembly as part of a Swedish-sponsored GA Resolution A/63/L.49 on the...

Nelson Mandela International Day

Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day) is an annual international day in honour of Nelson Mandela, celebrated each year on 18 July, Mandela's birthday.[1] The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009,[2] with the first UN Mandela...

Nelson Mandela International Day commemorates the lifetime of service Nelson Mandela gave to South Africa and the world. It was launched on his birthday, 18 July, in 2009 via a unanimous decision by the UN General Assembly. “It is in your hands to make of the world a...

Apartheid in South Africa Episode 1

As the United Nations adopts the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, South Africa heads in the opposite direction, implementing a system of laws called apartheid to racially segregate its people in every aspect of life. The black majority...

Nelson Mandela – This is his story

In remembrance of Nelson Mandela. Rest in peace. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (/mænˈdɛlə/;[4] Xhosa pronunciation: [xoˈliːɬaɬa manˈdeːla]; 18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and...

We are delighted to announce that all 9 volumes of the International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning are now fully open-access.

The journal is free to read and free to write for – there are no author processing charges. There will be two issues per year.

Based at the UCL Institute of Education, this internationally peer-reviewed journal publishes the outcomes of research and current debates on development education and related concepts such as global learning, global education and global citizenship.

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