In this discussion of social justice and collaboration, we will look at ways in which global citizenship can help address all-island challenges. In particular, we examine development education, now more commonly known as global citizenship education, and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The discussion also looks at ways that an individual’s learning journey can be transformed into wider societal change.
Salome Mbugua is a researcher, gender equality activist and human rights advocate. She is the founder and former CEO of AkiDwA, the migrant women’s group, with over twenty years of experience working with underrepresented groups.
Frank Geary is the Director of the Irish Development Education Association, using a variety of tools to engage the Irish public in development education and foster global citizenship.
Bayan Smith is the public engagement officer at Children in Crossfire, who have been responding to the rights and needs of children caught in the crossfire of poverty, injustice and inequality.
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