Global Citizenship & Sustainable Development

Global Youth Work 

A youth work resource from ScotDec & YouthLink Scotland that brings Global Citizenship to life using six everyday commodities – water, tobacco, chocolate, textiles, mobile phones and food. Great as a starting point for exploring global interdependencies through youth work. 

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Scotdec's SDG packs 

17 global citizenship activities to explore the 17 Global Goals. A resource for members of Scouts and Girlguiding Scotland but transferable across youth work settings. 

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SDG Network Scotland

An open coalition that any individual and organisation can join to champion and deliver the SDG’s in Scotland.

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170 Daily Actions to Transform the World

Useful resource listing the many small actions young people can take to make a big difference.

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Guide to Sustainable Living

UN House Scotland have produced an informative guide to sustainable living

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The International Development Education Association of Scotland (IDEAS) is a network of organisations and individuals involved in Development Education and Education for Global Citizenship across Scotland.

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Bridge 47

Bridge 47 was created to mobilise civil society from all around the world to contribute to a transformation towards global justice and eradication of poverty through Global Citizenship Education.

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Scotdec website

Scotdec has been supporting Global Citizenship Education for nearly 30 years and has a range of resources to support young people's engagement.

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NYCI resources

National Youth Council of Ireland have some great resources on the role of youth work contributing to the SDGs.

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Sustainable Development Toolkit

European Commission and the Council of Europe in the field of youth produced this toolkit to work with young people on sustainable development.

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Sustainable Development Education Workshops

UNESCO have a global series of online workshops on how to transform society through learning with Education for Sustainable Development. You can find future workshops, recordings of previous workshops and resources. 

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