Presentation on theme: "The Good Global Citizen A Young Person’s Guide to Changing the World"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Good Global Citizen A Young Person’s Guide to Changing the World What do I need to know?What do I believe in?What can I do?Knowledge and understandingValues and attitudesSkills and actions
2 Isatou What’s going well? My hassles I have to walk 2 miles every day to get clean water for my family. Once before I go to school and again when I come home. I get tired.I have lots of family and friends that I trust and respect.We look after each other. If any of us have a got a problem, we talk about it.I can’t go to secondary school because my family can’t afford the fees. We are cocoa farmers and get paid very little for all our hard work.I love my primary school. I’m good at Maths, English and Science. When I’m older I want to be a doctor.
3 Isatou Rights enjoyed Rights denied Article 28 I go to primary school. I don’t have clean, safe water to drink in my own home.Article 15I meet with my friends. We can discuss anything we want.Article 28I can’t go to secondary school.
4 Article 28Every child has the right to an education. Primary education must be free. Secondary education must be available to every child. Discipline in schools must respect children’s human dignity. Wealthy countries must help poorer countries achieve this.
7 Whose responsibility? How can others help? What can I do? What does Isatou want or need?How can others help?Whose responsibility?
8 The MDGs Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Achieve universal primary educationPromote gender equality and empower womenReduce child mortalityImprove maternal healthCombat HIV and AIDS, malaria and other diseasesEnsure environmental sustainabilityDevelop a global partnership for development
9 Justice or Pity?Exploring approaches to fundraising, linking and campaigning to help reduce global poverty.
10 Article 24Children have the right to good quality health care, to clean water, nutritious food, and a clean environment, so that they willstay healthy. Richer countries should help poorer countries achieve this.
11 Article 12 Children have the right to say what they think should happen, when adults aremaking decisions that affect them, and tohave their opinions taken into account.
12 Which Charity?Does the charity talk about the relationship between problems in other countries and our actions here?What long term changes does the charity bring about?Does the charity talk to anyone else about this issue/does it encourage us to talk to anyone else? Eg. Governments, businesses, general public, etc.Does it link to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)?
13 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) The United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set 8 international targets to reduce global poverty, including universal primary education and a reduction in child mortality by The UN Secretary-General urges governments to review progress towards the MDGs.“Time is short. We must seize this historic moment to act responsibly and decisively for the common good.”UN Secretary-GeneralBan Ki-moon
15 The MDGs Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Achieve universal primary educationPromote gender equality and empower womenReduce child mortalityImprove maternal healthCombat HIV and AIDS, malaria and other diseasesEnsure environmental sustainabilityDevelop a global partnership for development