OREALC/UNESCO supports Global Education Magazine

Along with Andrew Pascoe: KMS Knowledge Management Section in OREALC/UNESCO

Education for Life visited on July 30, 2012 the Regional Office of Education of UNESCO for Latin America and the Caribbean (OREALC/UNESCO Santiago), headquartered in Santiago, Chile, in order to consolidate their support to the new initiative Global Education Magazine.

An initiative that was born in Rio +20 after getting your education proposal was the most voted worldwide in the “Sustainable Development for the eradication of poverty“, and aims to disseminate educational experiences aimed at these issues.

Rio+20: United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development

Mr. Sha Zukang, Rio+20 General-Secretary, congratulating Javier Collado

Education for Life NGO was invited to attend Rio+20: United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. Javier Collado submitted a proposal for educational reform at global level (you can read it here: proposal for Rio+20) which was one of the most voted throughout the world in the group of Sustainable Development for Eradication of Poverty.

Javier Collado promocionando la Educación Global en Rio+20

Javier Collado promoting  Global Education in Rio+20

VOTE FOR THE FUTURE YOU WANT, Education for Life

In this way, on June 16, 2012, the proposal was submitted to extensive discussion with the Heads of State from over 100 countries:

The educational proposal aims to contribute to achieve the Millennium Development Goals for 2015 and 2025 created, among others, by the Director of the Earth Institute Mr. Jeffrey D. Sachs.

With Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute

In this conference, Education for Life had the opportunity to meet great people from all over the world, who provided outstanding work and visions to achieve Sustainable Development. After one week of conversations between 65,000 people coming from all over the world, it was launched the “The Future We Want“.

With Serven Cullis-Suzuki, Board at David Suzuki Foundation  

With Marcos Tenera (Intertribal Committee Chair) and Márcia Lopez (Ex-Minister of Development and hunger in Brazil)

With Judith Sutz, Academic Coordinator at the University of the Republic in Montevideo (Uruguay)

With Victor Trucco (Honor President at AAPRESID) and Lourdes Huanca (President at National Federation of Rural Women Workers, and Indigenous Artisans of Peru) 

Además, el Presidente de la ONG ha presentado, junto con profesionales de otros continentes, una conferencia en La Cúpula de los Pueblos, el mayor evento de movilización civil de todo el mundo, donde se ha hablado sobre el Empoderamiento de la Educación. Educación como llave para un mundo justo y sostenible.

In addition, the President of the NGO presented, together with other professionals from different continents, a conference in The Peoples´ Summit, the largest event of civil mobilization around the world, where he spoke about how “Empowering Future. Education as a key for a just and sustainable world”.

With some member of CONCORD, CIVICUS and Council of Europe

Education for Life promotes a humanistic and philanthropic vision of education as a social engine to achieve sustainable development and poverty eradication.

Education for Life – A Critical International Volunteer Experience

Documentary about the experience of Jose Maria Barroso and Javier Collado on a project of International Cooperation on “Improving basic health conditions and educational quality of rural Peruvian-Ecuadorian border, district Lancones, Piura, Peru.” The project was conducted in the village of “Chilacos Pelados”. The documentary shows our educational philosophy based on internationalism and Freirean theory of awareness of the population. In the documentary you can see the different educational strategies used, as different levels of awareness of the population, from the micro level in the Educational Institution of Chilacos Pelados, as macro level through the radio program “Education for Life” issued by Radio Cutivalú, which we came to all rural areas in all the region of Piura.