Global education magyarul

Poverty. Aid. Environmental pollution. Epidemics. These are social, economic and environmental problems and we both experience their consequences. But how much do we know about them? How detailed our information is about them? Just take a look at some examples. Did you know that

These data raise the attention to the fact that global issues cannot be avoided, as they are really world-wide (global). All of us can directly or indirectly experience the global consequences of poverty (e.g.: epidemics, wars, migration).

The aim of global citizenship education is to create a global (holistic) approach to enhance global and local responsibility. In general, global education covers the following topics:

Enhancing sensitiveness and raising awareness to global challenges is really current, there is no way to run away from these issues. In a Eurobarometer survey published in 2018, 43% of the Hungarian respondents found it important that the Hungarian government should handle supporting developing countries as a priority. With these results Hungary belongs to the last third of the EU Members. 79% of the Hungarian respondents did not join any initiative focusing on supporting developing countries (though they found it important), only 10% are conscious about what products they buy (e.g.: fair trade), and only 4% said that they work as volunteers or contribute to a digital campaign.