“A conversation about global civics is needed, and university campuses are ideal venues for these conversations to start” (Martii Ahtisaari, 2008 Nobel Peace Laureate). We cannot achieve the cooperation needed for a globalizing century without developing some sort of “global civics”. Self-interest will remain an integral component of national policies. It neither should nor can be the only mechanism at work. Our perception of worldwide connection and solidarity has to deepen, and our sense of being part of a global community must strengthen. Explores how to build an effective curriculum for global civics, so that institutions of higher learning worldwide can teach it and take a leading role in advancing that agenda.
|(GLOBAL CIVICS * HIGHER EDUCATION AND GLOBAL CIVICS * WORLD FUTURES)