The Student Conference will support students in getting to the root causes of global justice issues, as well as how to take meaningful action.
Peace and Justice, Workshop, Nov 10th 2022
With the increase in military spending due to the war in Ukraine (and let’s face it many other wars happening in the world) there is an increasing need for us to be anti-war and peace agents. This online workshop in collaboration with Afri will bring you (and therefore your students) on a journey from a global overview of war and militarisation to taking meaningful action in your school.
Degrowth, WWGS Student Annual Conference, April 2022
Find the recording of the WWGS Annual Student Conference 2022. Links to resources on degrowth are also included.
Modern Day Slavery
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.
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.
Trade has always been an important part of society, however current trade rules do tend to benefit the richer countries.
Peace and stability are central to sustainable development.
Conflict and the Global Arms Trade
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.
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.
For tens of millions of children around the world, their basic rights are at risk because they have to work.