Global Citizenship in Practice Conference 2012: Presented by the United Nations Academic Impact and Lehigh University

Date: 
Friday, March 23, 2012 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
Location: 
Lehigh University and webcast around the world
Bethlehem, PA
United States

The United Nations Academic Impact and Lehigh University present: Global Citizenship in Practice, A crossroads between education, civil society, and business. This international conference seeks to bring together stakeholders from the fields of education, business and civil society to share and compare best practices in the key growing area of Global Citizenship. The goal is to help shape a common ground and a common language leading to a better, more sustainable, and more responsible world citizenship.

Hosted on the Lehigh University campus under the auspices of the United Nations’ Academic Impact Initiative, the conference will give voice to leaders in the above fields from all over the world. Through the use of distance technology, the conference will bridge domestic and international speakers, offering a diversity of perspectives that will provide conference participants with a holistic view of Global Citizenship.

Speakers include:

Topics to be discussed at the conference include how Global Citizenship intersects with the following themes:

  • Education
  • Community Service
  • Health
  • Conflict Management
  • The Media

Click here for a detailed schedule of Conference activities.

Categories
Event Type: 
Conferences
Topic: 
Community Development
Topic: 
Education
Topic: 
International Relations