Month: July 2020

Ideas exchange on Global Citizenship Education (GCED) 20 August Wellington

  The New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO is holding a free ideas exchange on Global Citizenship Education (GCED) at the National Library in Wellington on 20 August from 5:30 to 7:30pm. It will also be livestreamed through our Facebook page. GCED is about empowering people to face and resolve local and global challenges, and… Read more »

The Possibilities are endless…

In 2019 Dunedin based Liz Breslin had the opportunity to participate in the City of Literature Residency Programme which enables writers to develop and share their work on an international stage. With support from Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature, Liz took up this two-month residency in Kraków, Poland. Exploring many forms of Polish literature Liz… Read more »

Aotearoa Youth Leaders, Ashlee and Blair reflect on Matariki and Puanga

The UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leaders have spent the past few weeks reflecting on Matariki which plays a significant role in Māori culture in signifying the start of the New Year and for plantings to begin. Here Blair Kapa-Peters and Ashlee Peacock share their experiences of Matariki.   Blair: For some, the Māori Calendar begins with… Read more »