Global Citizens Global Futures One World One People
What is Global Citizenship? Global (of or relating to the world)citizenship(the status of a citizen- a legally recognized subject or national of a state, either native or naturalized; with rights and duties) is the concept of citizenship on a global level. It is a character which guides the understanding of individual or groups of local and global contexts and their relative responsibilities within different communities.
Why global citizenship • Environmental: The world's resources are limited • Political: Humanity's survival depends on cooperation. • Legal: There cannot be a global society without social justice. • Economical: Careers are increasingly global. • Social: • Technological:
Activities • Same - Same but Different. “although we all have interesting differences, there is much that is also the same about us”
Characteristics of a Global Citizen: • Anyone who is able to see the world as one connected group of people • With a knowledge about the historical reasons that give different cultures different viewpoints • Able to view the world from different perspective • Willing to participate in programs that help provide sustainability for all world cultures
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