Miguel Carvalho Da Silva

Global Education Programme Manager

Country: Portugal

Organisation: North-South Centre – Council of Europe

Graduated in International Relations (Diplôme de Recherche et Etudes Internationales,  INALCO-Sorbonne University, Paris)

Coordination of Global Education PEDAGOGICAL support scheme

  • Global Education Guidelines
  • Global Education on-line training course 
  • Global Education & Youth Training for Trainers

(GE Guidelines drafting, revising and translation process;
GE e-learning scheme content creation under the topics of Human Rights Education, Intercultural Dialogue and Democratic Citizenship;
GE training for trainers content creation)

Coordination of the Global Education POLICY support scheme

  • Global Education recommendation

Recommendation CM/Rec(2011)4 of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers to member states on education for global interdependence and solidarity, adopted in 2011

  • Global Education pan-European Congress (Maastricht 2002 & Lisbon 2012)
  • Global Education European national and regional seminars (in the framework of the Joint Management Agreement Council of Europe/European Commission for the period 2009-2015)

Coordination of the Global Education AWARENESS-RAISING mechanism

  • Global Education Week
  • Global Education Week network 
  • World Aware education Award (discontinued in 2012)

Coordination of partnerships projects/events with sister organisations/networks (Anna Lindh Foundation; British Council; CONCORD-DARE Forum; European Development Education Multistakeholder group)

Participation in external projects:

  • Expert group on Indicators for Intercultural Dialogue in Non-Formal Education Activities (Youth Partnership between the European Commission and the Council of Europe, 2011-13)
  • Anna Lindh Foundation Handbook for Intercultural Citizenship Education in the Euro-Mediterranean region (2013-14)
  • Participation in UNESCO Expert Advisory Group for the Global Citizenship Education Guiding Framework (2014-15)