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12 July 2023
All EU DEAR Projects over the past ten Years
If you work on global education, awareness raising on global justice, advocacy for just transitions and much more, the new DEAR website is the place to go.
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23 June 2023
Participation in Culture enhances Democracy
A new European Commission report on Culture and Democracy evidences that citizen participation in inclusive cultural activities has a clear and positive impact on civic engagement, democracy and social cohesion.
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24 May 2023
BeGlobal: A New Centre for Global Education
BeGlobal advocates for the integration of Global Citizenship Education (GCE) in both Belgian and partner country schools and other learning spaces. Their 2023 magazine is dedicated to the Dublin Declaration on Global Education and assesses its implications for advancing GCE in Europe.
Critical Thinking
3 May 2023
Global Education at the European Parliament
A roundtable in the European Parliament, promoted by IDEA and Bridge 47, discussed how the 2023 European Year of Skills could help strengthen sustainability, democracy, and social inclusion. Civil society suggests avoiding narrow definitions of skills, purely linked to professional development, and include critical thinking and life skills.
Climate Activists
12 April 2023
How to mobilise young feminists for Climate Justice? - public launch of SPARK´s Toolkit
DEAR project “SPARK” developed an interactive guide and workshop programme with tips and strategies for climate justice activism and advocacy to influence decision makers. At the public launch of the toolkit, feminist climate activists from the Philippines and Ukraine described the impact of climate crises on women and girls in their countries.
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30 March 2023
Joining Forces: the DEAR Multi-Stakeholder Group
What do you know about the most recent policy initiatives fostering global education and awareness raising? Learn from the DEAR Multi-Stakeholder Group how institutions, practitioners, educators, scholars, young people engage on Development Education and Awareness Raising (DEAR).
10 March 2023
More DEAR Project Highlights
This is a snapshot of what some EU DEAR projects are up to. Read about the first Lithuanian climate festival, the Maltese environmental film festival, game apps to reduce your climate footprint, food contests, and other initiatives. Find out more from DEAR projects FoodWave, GameOn and Climate Of Change.
8 March 2023
Video-Guides for DEAR Applications
The EU DEAR Programme has created resources to help organisations build strong DEAR project proposals, based on a solid logical framework focussed on change. Find a brief overview and links to the videos and guide for Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL), including an EU webinar on Log Frame Matrixes and indicators.
About the DEAR Programme

The EU DEAR Programme funds projects that engage people in Europe in worldwide issues of social, economic and environmental development and cooperation. It supports civil society organisations and local authorities to promote global justice, human rights, sustainable development and democratic participation. It empowers people, especially young people, to take action.

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Education is the smartest, most powerful investment for the future. 

EU Commissioner for International Partnerships, Jutta Urpilainen

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