AFS Intercultural Programs and the AFS Asia-Pacific Initiative (AAI) with the support of UNESCO New Delhi Office organized 3rd Annual AFS Asia-Pacific International Global Citizenship Education Forum in New Delhi India from 20-23 April 2017.
The third Annual AFS Asia-Pacific International GCEd Forum connected educators, intercultural learning practitioners and researchers with employers and corporations plus governments, institutions, policy-makers and others in Asia-Pacific who have a stake in the future of the region and its most precious commodity: its people. It gave them platform to share the learning to live together philosophy while addressing the issues of today’s time to advance the Global Citizenship Education Movement.
With the aim of generating awareness on the challenges of Global Competence and Intercultural Learning, the Forum saw the participations of organizations such as the World Bank Group, UNESCO, British Petroleum, Reliance Industries Limited, and the Australian High Commission, and many more.
With the participation from 9 countries, 15 cities in India, AFS India volunteers, AFS partners, Educators from AFS India Partner Schools, hosted students from India and participants from orther organizations, the Forum had a wonderful group diversity where sharing of ideas& thoughts provided a greater understanding of Global competence and intercultural learning.
The Forum was organized in partnership with the Education World, World Bank Group and The Statesman.