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Acting globally, thinking locally

Internationally, there are many organisations, big and small, which are already working towards the goals and targets of the SDGs. You are also most likely doing things in your everyday …

The UN Sustainable Development Goals

As Mark explained in his video in Step 1.6, the United Nations is one of the key organisations working on an international scale. One of the most important, and ambitious, …

‘Connected World’ with Theresia Hofer

As you have just been exploring, language is one way to forge national identity and belonging. In this section, we explore a case study of when a minority language, and …

‘Forming Societies’ with James Hawkey

In the first section of this week, we look at the theme of nationalism and language. Nationalism and language are often very closely related. How you feel connected to a …

‘Peace and conflict’ with Eirik Bjorge

The challenges of global responses and responsibilities At the start of this week, Mark Allinson talked about how the International Court of Justice was established, along with the Declaration of …

Introduction to Week 1

Welcome to the first week of the course. This week, we are going to explore some of the fundamental concepts that we need to engage with in order to understand …

Ask an Expert: Alix Hughes

In the previous activity we asked you to consider if and how twinning helps to work towards the Sustainable Development Goals. Here, we meet Alix Hughes, who coordinates the twinning …