• Congratulations on your commitment to your future.

    Launched in September 2015, Global Compact Network Lebanon (GCNL) works closely with the United Nations Global Compact Headquarters to provide opportunities for learning, policy dialogue, and partnership on the Ten Principles and UN 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Lebanon.

    SUSTAINABLE MINDS

     

    The school curriculum in Lebanon is in need of significant refinement to reflect the most urgent social and environmental issues faced by our world today and Lebanon in particular. Accordingly, introducing Lebanese school students to the 10 UN Global Compact principles and the 17 sustainable Goals can greatly reinforce the students’ responsibility toward society and the environment. We believe that raising awareness can empower students while sensitizing them to the civic education component and contributing to the welfare of society at large.

    The competition invited grade 10 students to:

     

    1. Choose one of the 10 UN Global Compact principles that are spread over four themes (labor, the environment, human rights, and anti-corruption) and relate to one or more of the 17 sustainable goals.

    2. Submit a short 2-3 minute video

    In this video, participating students are encouraged to use their creativity and imagination to demonstrate their understanding of one of the 10 UNGC principles and relate to one or more of the 17 sustainable goals. Ideally, students should select a problem faced in Lebanese organizations and demonstrate how the application of one of the principles can be a potential solution to the problem. Students are expected to direct and produce the short video by themselves. Participants have full creative discretion over the content of the video; the video can be but is not limited to a short play, a song, a poem, or an interview.

    Selection Criteria

     

    Students are expected to show understanding of a problem faced in Lebanon, find its complementary principle(s), and demonstrate creatively how the principle presents a potential solution to this problem.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    As the American author and management expert Kenneth Blanchard said : " There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you' re interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses; only results”.

     

     


  • Commentaires

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    Mariam Nassar
    Lundi 23 Avril à 11:36

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    C’était une Bonne expérience pour la classe de seconde où 3 groupes ont participé, 1 groupe a parlé de la famine l‘ autre a fait un PowerPoint sur la corruption et le 3ème sur la pollution de la vie terrestre et la vie aquatique.

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