This self-paced, free online course aims to reach out to interested people across the globe to learn about a global citizenship mind-set and to encourage every individual to take actions to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as global citizens.


The course is co-developed and produced by UNESCO APCEIU and will be publicly accessible on the GCED Online Campus starting from September 2019.


  • MODULE 1: Global Citizenship and the SDGs
  • MODULE 2: Global Citizenship in a Challenging World
  • MODULE 3: Global Citizenship for Tranformation
  • MODULE 4: Meet Global Citizens around the World
  • MODULE 5: Plan for Action – Becoming Active Global Citizens


Each module contains lectures and interviews with experts, professors, leaders and advocates from various fields and sectors; interesting documentaries; workshop videos; animated videos; and case presentations of best practices


“Becoming Global Citizens for a Sustainable Society”

 Application 09-01-2019 ~ 12-31-2020
 Learning 09-30-2019 ~ 12-31-2020 (66 weeks)
 Course ID 2019_80_CL005_1_0_


“Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: A Pathway to Sustainable Development”

 Application 01-15-2020 ~ 12-31-2020
 Learning 02-03-2020 ~ 12-31-2020 (48 weeks)
 Course ID 2020_80_CL005_2_0_


The next course on the topic of “Women’s Empowerment & Gender Equality” will be launched in early 2020.


24th World Scout Jamboree, in Summit Bechtel Reserve, West-Virginia, USA - Visite de BAN KI MOON (ancien Secrétaire Général de l'ONU). Photo © Jean-Pierre POUTEAU 2019

Promoting Global Citizenship

Promoting a global citizenship mind-set by reaching out to broader global audiences regardless of nationality, age, gender, religion, occupation, educational background, etc. with the aim of leaving no one behind.


Capacity-Building as Global Citizens

Providing practical knowledge and introducing innovative practices of global citizenship that equips learners with the essential competencies to act as global citizens in daily life.

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Taking Action — Advancing SDGs

Examining and critically reflecting on societal issues on a local and global level; helping learners make an impact and contribute to achieving the SDGs.

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Strengthening GCED Network

Connecting aspiring global citizens from various fields and sectors from all over the world to learn from each other and to strengthen the Global Citizenship Education (GCED) network in order to create global synergy.