The Blog hosts publications, articles, material, resources etc. concerning the topic of Global Understanding to share with people interested in the IYGU initiative.
Benno Werlen wrote a piece titled “Global Understanding and Citizenship” for the number zero of the new journal Global Commons Review (pp.49-53) published by the Paulo Freire Institute at UCLA. The editor is Carlos Alberto Torres who is Distinguished Professor of Education and UNESCO UCLA Chair in Global Learning and Global Citizenship Education. Carlos Alberto Torres also works together with Benno Werlen and also works together with Benno Werlen in the SCOPExL project (Sustainable Development, Global Citizenship and Peace for Excellence in Leadership) that is run by UNESCO’s Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP). Carlos Alberto Torres and his editorial team are already busy working on number 1 of Global Commons Review, planned to be published on October 1st, 2017.
2016 International Year of Global Understanding: Building bridges between global thinking and local actions, by Benno Werlen, Luiz Oosterbeek, and Maria Helena Henriques, for Episodes the quarterly journal of the International Union of Geological Sciences