Category Archives: The United Nations

Global Classrooms rises and falls on the functioning of the United Nations, so, naturally, no Global Classrooms curriculum is complete without offering an understanding of the organization and its work in the world. Below and in these sub-topics, you will find an introduction to the UN, as well as some of its programs and committees. Please feel free to add resources and teaching materials on the UN as you find and create them throughout the year.

Basic PPT on MDG and the subtopic of Arts Education & Universal Health Coverage

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MDGs Post-2015

Read here about the post-2015 Agenda! Post2015 Messages Feb 2014

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Implementing the MDG

Background guide for the implementation of MDG at The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP or ESCAP) Implementing the MDGs  

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Progress report on MDG 2012

Very interesting and up-dated report on progress achieved on MDG (2012) MDG Progress Report 2012

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Background Guide for MDG at CSTD Comittee

This is a very nice resource: 2011 Background Guide for the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) Comittee Implementing the MDGs You can also download it Model+UN

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The UN for everyone

Aquí os dejo un manual que puede ser muy práctico para que los principiantes tengan un primera acercamiento al Modelo de Naciones Unidas Model UN for everyone. Ya no se publica en papel, es algo antiguo pero para hacerse una … Continue reading

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UN Calls for Improving Energy Sources and Efficiency

Hello all! The following article encompasses several of our chief topics from a few angles. Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon recently outlined energy targets, insisting that clean energy is “…essential for minimizing climate risks, for reducing poverty and improving global health, for … Continue reading

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Blog Usage Instructions

I have attached here the instructions for the blog. These instructions cover the following topics: The basics to use the blog: How to register How to login How to write a post (the basics) – Including how to link, and … Continue reading

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Gender Equality in Employment and Education Materials

Attached find a position paper guide for the topic on employment and education for women and girls as well as an example of a position paper on the topic! Jess- Valle del Saja WomensEmploymentEddoc[1] Brazil_Position_Paper_ex[1][1] Womens_rights_vocab[1][1]

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Millennium Development Goals

Here is a powerpoint that I made to introduce the students to the different goals: Millennium Development Goals Additionally, I found the MDG 2010 report and took some charts from it. I plan on splitting the students into groups to … Continue reading

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