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Degrowth / Goal 8 /
Subjects: Agricultural Science / Economics / Home Economics / Politics and Society / Wellbeing / WWGS Global Citizenship Education

Find the recording of the WWGS Annual Student Conference 2022. Links to resources on degrowth are also included.

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Goal 8 /
Subjects: Business Studies / CSPE / Economics / Geography / History / Home Economics / Politics and Society

The abolition of the transatlantic slave trade began 200 years ago, and many schools marked this event. However, new forms of slavery are prevalent today.

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Goal 17 /
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Tax justice means fairer systems for taxing. Potential loss of tax revenues to the EU amount to approximately one trillion each year and billions are lost from countries in the Global south.

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Goal 17 /
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Trade has always been an important part of society, however current trade rules do tend to benefit the richer countries.

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Goal 16 /
Subjects: CSPE / Drama / Economics / English / Geography / History / Modern Foreign Languages / Music / Politics and Society / Religious Studies

Peace and stability are central to sustainable development.

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Goal 16 /
Subjects: CSPE / Economics / English / Geography / History / Music / Politics and Society / Religious Studies / Visual Art

The world cannot afford war. People cannot stand by while the numbers of war and environmental refugees soar, while poverty spreads like an epidemic and money for education, health, job training and other needed services are stolen to pay for weapons.

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Goal 15 /
Subjects: Agricultural Science / Biology / English / Geography / Home Economics / Modern Foreign Languages / Religious Studies

A 2019 UN report by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has found that nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history.

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Goal 15 /
Subjects: Business Studies / CSPE / Economics / English / Geography / History / Irish / Religious Studies / SPHE

Countries that are rich in natural resources are often poor and suffer from high rates of inequality, corruption, human rights abuse, and environmental degradation.

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Goal 15 /
Subjects: Agricultural Science / Biology

Wildlife trafficking involves the illegal trade, smuggling, poaching, capture, or collection of endangered species, protected wildlife.

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Goal 14 /
Subjects: Agricultural Science / Business Studies / CSPE / Geography / History / Home Economics / Irish / Modern Foreign Languages / Religious Studies / Science / SPHE

Overfishing is the process of catching too many fish at once, so that the breeding population becomes too depleted to recover.

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Goal 14 /
Subjects: Biology / Geography / Home Economics

Our oceans have become our dumpsters. Marine pollution threatens the health of our coasts and ocean and it comes in many different forms.

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Goal 13 /
Subjects: CSPE / Geography / Religious Studies / Science

Climate Justice is the reality that it is those that contribute least to climate change (through their emissions) are the ones that are impacted first and worst

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Goal 12 /
Subjects: Business Studies / CSPE / History / Home Economics / Irish / Modern Foreign Languages / Religious Studies / SPHE

Being an ethical consumer in today’s world requires first recognizing that consumption is not just embedded in economic relations, but also social and political ones.

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Goal 11 /
Subjects: Business Studies / Politics and Society / Religious Studies / Science / Technology

It is really important that our students understand our global waste systems and the consequences of waste as a broader global justice issue and how the environment, people and the economy are all interlinked.

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Goal 9 /
Subjects: Business Studies / Economics / Geography / Mathematics

The circular economy is a process of minimising waste and making the most out of finite resources to achieve sustainable development.

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Goal 9 /
Subjects: Business Studies / Economics / Geography / Mathematics / Technology

Goal 9 focuses on making sure that industries and infrastructure is future-proofed and responsive to the needs of people, giving people the tools to find long term solutions to problems.

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Goal 8 /
Subjects: Business Studies / Economics / English / Modern Foreign Languages / SPHE / Technical Graphics

For decades, global economies have focused on growth, often at the expense of the environment, traditional land use and land rights of indigenous people and the habitats of plant and animal species.

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Goal 8 /
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For tens of millions of children around the world, their basic rights are at risk because they have to work.

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Goal 7 /
Subjects: Economics / Geography / Home Economics / Mathematics / Science / Technology

There is a clear link between reducing the use of fossil fuels and the effects of climate change that our planet and its people will experience in the future.

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Goal 6 /
Subjects: English / Geography / History / Mathematics

The conflict over water relates to the gap between demand and supply. Add in climate change, the geopolitics of water transfers and pressures from population increase and the problem becomes only too obvious.

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Goal 4 /
Subjects: English / Geography / Irish / Modern Foreign Languages / Politics and Society

Education is a public good, a global common good, a fundamental human right and a basis for guaranteeing the realisation of other rights.

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Goal 4 /
Subjects: English / Irish / Modern Foreign Languages / Politics and Society

Education is essential for an individual’s, community’s and nation’s development. Education is a public good, a global common good, a fundamental human right and a basis for guaranteeing the realisation of other rights.

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Goal 3 /
Subjects: CSPE / Home Economics / Politics and Society / Religious Studies / SPHE / Wellbeing

This resource sheet strives to introduce to you the area of wellbeing as a global justice issue but also how we integrate global justice into the Wellbeing Framework.

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Goal 3 /
Subjects: Biology / Chemistry / Economics / Home Economics / Science / Wellbeing

Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals aims to ensure that all people, at every stage of life, can live healthy lives.

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Goal 2 /
Subjects: Agricultural Science / Business Studies / CSPE / English / Geography / History / Modern Foreign Languages / Science

We live in a world where over 800 million people go to bed hungry yet we produce 1.5 times enough food to feed people on the planet.

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