Through ePals your students can create an email account which is easy and safe to use. Your students can write to another student in the world. There is a section caleed, I think it is very cool! Under the "challenges" tab you can choose the Smithsonian Spark!Lab Invent It Challenge. The students are expected to address a real world problem, research a solution, test possible solutions, and create an invention to improve the real world obstacle. Students really experience something very special.
It is great website for young children to discuss global issues and make connections with their own communities. They have programs for middle school and high school students and as well as for educators. There are professional development programs for educators; and critical thinking, problem solving, cross cultural education, social action campaign, digital media production, and more.
On December 3, trade ministers from members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) will begin three days of meetings in Bali, Indonesia. Trade Facilitation, estimated to add $1 trillion to global income, features prominently in the negotiation agenda. However, official estimates depend on too many unjustifiable assumptions. Inaccuracy accumulates in several stages of the estimation process: in estimating the gains from trade facilitation for a sample of countries, in scaling up the gains to the global level and in estimating employment gains. This brief describes the estimation procedure and shows that the resulting figures are too uncertain to underpin any policy decisions.
ARTICLE 19: defending freedom of expression and information.
ARTICLE 19 envisages a world where people are free to speak their opinions, to participate in decision-making and to make informed choices about their lives
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria - An international financing institution that invests the world’s money to save lives. To date, it has committed US$ 22.6 billion in 150 countries to support large-scale prevention, treatment and care programs against the three diseases
W. Ver Eecke. SpringerBriefs in Economics Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, Heidelberg, (2013)Verfasserangabe: by Wilfried Ver Eecke ; Quelldatenbank: FHBRHW ; Format:marcform: print ; Umfang: X, 102 p.