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Educación para la Ciudadanía Global: Síntesis Final del Seminario ICAE 2016

At the end of the first part of our Seminar we set out the need to advance in a practical definition of GCED from local issues as a first space for the exercise of citizenship, and from there to think "globalization" and its impact on the life of people. The ideal (dominant) model of globalization places us before a global reality which creates technological and communicational conditions to promote intercultural dialogue, the search for peace between peoples and the modernization of social development programs that enable to eradicate poverty. However, globalization is being a phenomenon that does not favor a change of mentality and policies in a sense of justice, inclusion and non-domination.

Some speak of a colono-globalization to describe a new neo-colonial model that organizes the production and exchange of tangible and intangible assets from powerful "centers" impervious to ecological, social and cultural realities of peripheries, i.e., of terr…