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Empowerment Througt Media Education an Intercultural DIialogue -10 January 2011

Although media, digital and information divides certainly do exist in the world, more and more people have access to a steadily swelling flow of material through many new channels. An interactive and mobile media society has grown up alongside the traditional mass media society. More and more, media use is media activity-passive consumers are becoming active media producers. In the midst of these developments are children and youth

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Enriching the Knowledge Base on Intercultural and Interfaith Education at the IAIE Conference

Arigatou International Geneva participated in the Annual Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Education (IAIE) under the theme: Education Theory and Practice in Challenging Times: Cultivating an Ethos of Social Justice, Respect, and Diversity.

The conference, held from 12 to 16 June 2017, took place in Angers, France and was organized by Université Catholique de l'Ouest in collaboration with IAIE and the support of the Korean Association for Multicultural Education.

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Faith for Social and Behavior Change Initiative

As part of its continuous engagement with UNICEF, Arigatou International was invited to participate at the global workshop Faith for Social and Behavior Change in Bangkok from 10-12 July 2018. The workshop was organized by UNICEF in collaboration with Religions for Peace, the Joint Learning Initiative, and Rissho Kosei-kai, bringing together 80 participants from UNICEF country offices and faith-based organizations, from more than 30 countries.

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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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Intercultural Education (Special Immigrant Issue) (Vol. 19, No. 2, Oct 2008) -6 May 2010

*Periodical journal with scholarly articles, including: "Immigrant access to education: a comparative perspective" "Access to education and equity in plural societies" "Transnational schooling and the new immigrants: developing dual identities in the United States" "Discrimination and good practice activities in education: trends and developments in the 27 EU Member States" "The children of guest workers: comparative analysis of scholastic achievement of pupils of Turkish origin throughout Europe" "Territories of integration: the children of immigrants in the schools of the Metropolitan Area of Lisbon" "Chilren of immigrants in Trento: educational achievement through the lens of friendship" "Educating immigrant children in a 'newcomer' immigration country. A case study" "Good practices addressing school integration of Roma/Gypsy children in Hungary"

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Intercultural Education (Special Social Justice Issue) (Vol. 20, No. 2, Apr 2009) -5 May 2010

*Periodical journal with scholarly articles, including: "Intercultural education as social justice" "Computers, the media and multicultural education: seeking engagement and political literacy" "Growing social justice educators: a pedagogical framework for Social Justice Education" "'Of, by, and for are not merely prepositions': teaching and learning Conflict Resolution for a democratic, global citizenry" "Critical reasoning for social justice: moral encounters with the paradoxes of intercultural education" "Civic responsibility and human rights education: a pan-educational alliance for social justice" "The role of education in teaching norms and values to adult newcomers: an analysis of integration policy in the Netherlands, with emphasis on the city of Rotterdam" "Multicultural education and social justice actions" "Action learning through Indigenous literature"

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Intercultural Education (Special Theoretical Issue) (Vol. 19, No. 6, Dec 2008) -6 May 2010

*Periodical journal with scholarly articles, including: "Theoretical reflections on intercultural education" "Civilizational knowledge, interculturalism and citizenship education" "Intercultural education in Europe: epistemological and semantic aspects" "Intercultural education and intercultural learning in Austria--critical reflections on theory and practice" "On metaphors, everyday diversity and intercultural education" "Good intentions are not enough: a decolonizing intercultural education" "Multicultural education in the United States: reflections" "Constructing intercultural education" "Forum Syd Balkan Project. Best Practice. PRONI/FSBP education model university course: leadership and development community youth work"

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Intercultural Education (Vol. 17, No. 1, Mar 2006) -6 May 2010

*Scholarly journal with articles on culturally appropriate pedagogy, locating non-Western enlightenment texts for a global curriculum, role of an affirmed black cultural identity and heritage in the academic achievement of African-Canadian students, the foreign language and intercultural competence teacher, minority schooling and intercultural education, trajectories of adjustment of international students, promoting intercultural edcuation through art education, country updates on Portugal, and refugee children perspectives

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Intercultural Education (Vol. 17, No. 2, May 2006) -6 May 2010

*Scholarly journal with articles on Ogbu and the debate on educational achievement, John Ogbu and minority education in Japan, complicity with conservatism and the de-politicizing of multicultural and intercultural education, aspects of intercultural communication in international training programs for educators, transcending the majority rights and minority protectio dichotomy through multicultural reflective citizenship in the African Great Lakes region, Cultural cross-currents in second language literacy education, book history and ideological hierarchies

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Intercultural Education (Vol. 17, No. 3, Aug 2006) -6 May 2010

*Scholarly journal with articles on intercultural education on theory and practice; promoting an endogenous approach to education at the local community level; instrumental relationships and high expectations on exploring cirtical care in two Latino community-based schools; cultural constructivism and the confluence of cognition, knowledge creation, multiculturalism and teaching

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Intercultural Education (Vol. 17, No. 4, Oct 2006) -6 May 2010

*Scholarly journal with articles on the recast of multicultural teachign practicum, impact of the poltical context on dicourse characteristics in Jewish-Arab encounters in Israel, conservative christian teachers on possible consequences for lesbian, gay and bisexual youth, educating for difference in a ROmany community in spain, Teacher understanding of cultural difference, intercultural communication, system theory approach to interfaith dialogue

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Interfaith Council Annual Meeting: Moving the Ethics Education for Children Agenda Forward

As in previous years, the Interfaith Council on Ethics Education for Children held its annual meeting to help strategize and provide recommendations for the next period. This time, the meeting took place from 10 to 14 August 2017 in Coimbatore, India where the headquarters of Shanti Ashram, a long-time partner of Arigatou International Geneva, is located.

At the meeting, members of the Interfaith Council had the opportunity to review achievements and challenges of Arigatou International Geneva during the last year, reflect on relevant topics regarding Ethics Education for Children, and exchange views on the strategic plan for the next three years, providing technical recommendations as well as rationale-related inputs.

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