Monthly Archives: septiembre 2010

Newsweek Article: Wildlife Trafficking

This is the link to an article referenced in the introductory guide about animal trafficking being used to fund civil war militias in Darfur. http://www.newsweek.com/2008/03/01/extinction-trade.html -Karen, IES Nuestra Señora de los Remedios

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Helpful Links to Get You Started: ECOSOC and UNEP

ECOSOC: Global Warming Resources from the Goeth-Institut USA ECOSOC: Federal Ministry for the Enviroment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety: Climate Protection and Climate Policy UNEP: Federal Ministry for the Enviroment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety: Species Protection information José (IES … Continue reading

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Human Rights Council Presentations

Here are the presentations provided to us by UNA-USA about the Human Rights Council. There are five separate units which cover different aspects of the HRC. Unit_1_GC_HR_Unit Unit 2_GC_HR_Unit Unit 3_GC_HR_Unit Unit 4_GC_HR_Unit Unit 5_GC_HR_Unit José (IES Ría del Carmen)

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Afghanistan Blogs on CNN.Com

I haven’t had the chance to sift through the content on this site, but it seems like a good way to catch yourself up on the situation in Afghanistan. Be warned, though, as these may be more blog-related than news … Continue reading

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Situation in Afghanistan: Women

Here’s a link to an article that Time magazine put out this summer about the situation of women in Afghanistan and whether women’s rights should take priority over restoring stability in the region.  It was a really thought-provoking article, most … Continue reading

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MDG Update

Here’s an article from the BBC to get everyone started!  It has some interesting charts and statistics about the progress (or lack of progress) of the Millennium Development Goals up to now. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-11364717 -Karen IES Nuestra Señora de los Remedios, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Global Classrooms 2010-2011!

Hello everyone, Welcome to the third year of Global Classrooms Cantabria. I hope that you help to make this blog to a great resource this year as we explore our four topics with our respective students. You will find links … Continue reading

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