Global Commons Review (GCR) is a magazine published by the Paulo Freire Institute (PFI)-UCLA and produced by the UNESCO-UCLA Chair on Global Learning and Global Citizenship Education (2017-2020). It was launched in 2017. Since 2020, the GCR is produced by the PFI-Ucla Project on Global Learning and Global Citizenship Education.
The magazine stresses the importance of Global Citizenship Education and features its manifold implications and applications to help policy makers, government officials, academics, communities and educational institutions.
Global Commons Review offers intellectual and political insights on themes related to Global Citizenship Education, portrays best practices and offers sensible recommendations for policies and practice. The GCR magazine brings perspectives from different parts of the planet, reports on new projects on Global Citizenship Education and focus on crucial issues that deserve specific attention as well as policies of interest for the future of a global commons.
When our aspirations for a more peaceful and sustainable future are stronger than ever before, the recent Winter Olympic Games held in February 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea, showed us again how Olympics as a global sports festival could contribute to promotion of peace and global citizenship. In...READ MORE
Centering difference in GCR, including through intersectional, postfoundational, "alternative," "non-traditional," refreshingly interdisciplinary, grounded work on GCE, is what engages me, and what is important to me, since, to draw on de Sousa Santos’s oft-cited reflection (2014), "a diversidade epistemológica do mundo é potencialmente infinita" ("the epistemological diversity of the world is potentially infinite.")
Lauren Ila Misiaszek, Associate Professor