Established by global civil society CCLP Worldwide, the Education Charter International is endorsed by over 25000 people living in more than 1550 cities of 162 countries across the world. It is a statement of fundamental principles to educate youth of global society for the 21st century. The members endorsing the charter include individual volunteers, organizations, institutions, and others. The charter serves as a guiding force to change the world. The international charter is inspired from declaration of higher education for 21st century by UNESCO, ten principles of United Nations Global Compact and Declaration of Higher Education for sustainable better livelihood.
The main purpose of Global Education Awards is to recognize the contribution of people and organizations towards expansion of education in the society.
Awards shall be given in recognition of concept, organizational effort and dedication towards promoting and advancing the work of education for better livelihood.
Award recipients will receive both a letter and an engraved plaque in recognition of their contributions to the advancement of education for better livelihood. Awards will be posted to the address of the winner or may be announced or presented at ceremony.
Up to three global awards will be given annually—one for each of the following categories of contributors to education for Livelihood:
- Degree-granting social work education programs
- National and international organizations
Last date for submitting the application is July 31, 2011.
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