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1 JOE EYERMAN OCTOBER 3, 2011 Citizenship in the World Merit Badge

2 Day 1 Agenda Welcome and Introductions Review and Background Purpose of Citizenship in the World Similarities and differences compared to Citizenship in the Nation and Citizenship in the Community Requirements Review what you already know Discuss when and how to complete all required items Resources Questions

3 Introductions Name Interest in the Citizenship in the World Merit Badge Similar courses you have taken Where have you lived or traveled outside the US? Name three counties you would like to visit and why?

4 Introductions Name: Joe Eyerman Interest in the Citizenship in the World Merit Badge Teach course on terrorism and political violence at NCSU My work includes international research and travel 3 projects of interest Cyprus, Israel, Palestine and Peace Through Science Canada, UK, Ireland, and US and Coordinated Security Responses Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in Emergency Response Similar courses you have taken PhD in Political Science with a focus international relations

5 Introductions Where have you lived or traveled outside the US? Canada, Ireland, England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Portugal, Cyprus, Israel, Palestine, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Netherlands, Belgium Name three counties you would like to visit and why? France to see Paris, the museums, Tour d France Argentina, interested in the culture China to see the cities

6 Review and Background Purpose of Citizenship in the World Understand your current status as a citizen of the world and your rights and responsibilities. Discuss. Explain why you should understand values, traditions, and concerns of people in other counties Similarities and differences compared to Citizenship in the Nation and Citizenship in the Community Similarity: understanding rights and responsibilities of a citizen in context. Explain what is a citizen. Difference: different context, different legal role of citizens Explain what it means to be a citizen of the world.

7 Requirements Review what you already know #1, #5 – October 3 Discuss how to complete all required items (see possible schedule below): #2, #4, #6 – October 24 #3 (for presentation to MB class) – November 7 #7 (for presentation to MB class) – November 21 You will need to read the entire MB book to complete this course

8 Resources The merit badge requirements can be found at The CIA World Factbook is an excellence summary of current information about nearly every country in the world https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the- world-factbook/ https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the- world-factbook/ United Nations website US Citizenship and Immigration Service e9zasCFYHs7QodXUR5_w e9zasCFYHs7QodXUR5_w


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