Global Civics Academy is a new online academy founded by Carnegie Council Global Ethics Fellow Hakan Altinay. It offers an online course on Global Civics that covers many of the major concerns arising from an increasingly interconnected world—trade, climate, finance, health, war, poverty, inequality, development, and justice.

Watch the introduction video and the Global Civics documentary to get an overview of the concept, then watch all 14 lectures FREE online. The lineup of speakers is great:

LECTURES

Week 1: Why Global Civics - Hakan Altinay
Week 2: Global Village - Ethan Zuckerman
Week 3: Global Trade - Mohamed Razeen Sally
Week 4: Climate Change - Joachim Schnellnhuber
Week 5: Global Finance - Amar Bhattacharya
Week 6: Global Public Health - Mark Harrison
Week 7: Nuclear Proliferation - Dingli Shen
Week 8: Values In/For An International World - Thaddeus Metz
Week 9: Global Public Goods - Javier Solana
Week 10: Global Inequality - Branko Milanovic
Week 11: Poverty & Development - Dani Rodrik
Week 12: Responsibility-to-Protect - Gareth Evans
Week 13: Global Justice & ICC - Luis Moreno Ocampo
Week 14: Challenges and Prospects - Hakan Altinay

For more information on taking this course for credit, contact Global Civics Academy.

PHOTO CREDIT: Dawn Huczek (CC).

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Comment by Oumie Sissokho on March 13, 2014 at 12:16am

I will enroll for the course. Seems to be an amazing opportunity for any young person interested in the future of international politics.

Comment by Melvin Hardy on March 9, 2014 at 11:37am

Hakan:  This is a superior offering.  I look forward to my participation in the lecture series.

Comment by Carnegie Council on March 4, 2014 at 1:05pm

That's great to know, Hakan. We will be promoting the course to a couple of our lists soon. If you send me more detail on the fellowships I'll be sure to include it. --Evan

Comment by Hakan Altinay on March 4, 2014 at 5:57am

And the Global Civics Academy offers 10 paid fellowships to the best students in each cohort.

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