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Achieving the Millennium Development Goals -10 January 2011

The Millennium Declaration represents a historic global commitment, which recognizes that, given today's wealth and technological achievements, permiting mass poverty and hunger to countinue is no longer acceptable to the international community. The Summit reinforced the political momentum and focus on poverty, and helped create a new global partnership for development.

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Children Media and Consumption -10 January 2011

Many computer games, cartoons and programmes are a form of advertising in themselves inasmuch as they are the vehicles for 'merchandising' to youthful viewers. Product trade-marks and logotypes are a nearly universal lingua franca today, a vocabulary shared by young of all classes in a good part of the world.

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Ethics Education Online Community of Practice

The Ethics Education Online Community of Practice is a platform for connection, communication, collaboration and learning for facilitators and trainers using the ethics education programs.

The long-term goal of this platform is to create a self-sustaining community of practice around the implementation of Ethics Education programs. The platform is an attractive, simple and intuitive online space that considers the design principles of online communities of practice.

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Education for Peace, Human Rights and Democracy -10 January 2011

In a period of transition and accelerated change marked by the expression of intolerance, manifestations of racial and ethnic hatred, the upsurge pf terrorism in all its form and manifestations, discrimination, war and violence towards those regarded as "other"and the growing disparities between rich and poor, at international and national levels alike, action strategies must aim both at ensuringg fundamental freedoms, peace, human rights, and democracy and at promoting sustainable and equitable ecinimic and social development all of which an essential part to play in building a culture of peace. This calls for a transformation of the traditional styles od educational action.

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General Comments of the Committee on the Rights of the Child -17 May 2010

*Includes CD with Concluding Observations *Includes General Comments No. 1- No. 8 (2001-2006): The Aims of Education; The Role of Independent National Human Rights Institutions in the promotioon and protection of the rights of the child; HIV/AIDS and the rights of the child; Adolescent Health and Development in the contesxt of the Convention on the Rights of the Child; Treatment of Unaccompanied and Separated Children; Implementing child rights in Early Childhood; The right of the Child to protection from corporal punishment and other cruel or degrading forms of punishment *Includes other materials for the CRC at 18

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How to be a Perfect Stranger; vol 1 -7 January 2011

These are just a few of the basic, very practical questions answered in "How to Be a Perfect Stranger": A lively, straightforward guide to the basic service and ceremonies af all major religions and denominations in America, it is based on information obtained directly from each of them

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Joining Forces to Transform the World Together in Africa

Within the framework of the 2030 Education Agenda, the UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa, with the support of the Government of Japan, organized a regional technical workshop titled "Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Global Citizenship Education (GCED): Transforming and Sustaining Our World Through Learning". The workshop aimed to support member states unpacking the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4.7 in their national policies and practices.

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Nurturing Spirituality in Children - Online course

The Arigatou International’s Ethics Education Initiative launched on 25 February an online course on Nurturing Spirituality in Children. The course is part of a series of online courses to complete the Advanced Training Accreditation of the Learning to Live Together Programme. 

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Playing with Fire, How do computer games influence the player? -10 January 2011

In the debate on children, youth and computer games, the question of whether computer games are harmful is often posed. The answers provided are many and varying, making it easy to interpret the research results as contradictory. Questions concerning the harmfulness of computer games often seek simple "yes" or "no" answers, while the research reveals a more complicated picture. Different investigations also have their starting point in different perspectives and questions, which may explain the confusion.

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Religious Diversity -7 January 2011

Religious diversity is a fact. Not all the religious people in the world are Christian, even to the most wishful of thinkers; and the consequences of a sympathetic or even a realistic view of others for Christian theological or even a realistic view of others for Christian theological positions wich would claim a monopoly on truth are devasting

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