Global Education Resources

Welcome to our Global Education Resources page! Council briefing papers will date back four academic yeas.  If you are having any trouble accessing a document or would like to access a past document from our archive, please reach out directly to or 215-571-4700 ext. 216 and we can provide the documents. 

Global Education Resources

The Student Diplomat Program: A Handbook for Teachers
The United Nations: A Handbook for Middle School Students
Model Senate Foreign Relations Committee: A Handbook for High School Students
Model United Nations: A Handbook for High School Students

Global Economic Forum 
2014 - 2015 – Corruption, Water Stress, Infectious Diseases, Unemployment
2015 – 2016 – Cyberattacks, Income Inequality, Involuntary Migration, Major Natural Disasters
2016 - 2017 – Climate Change, Nuclear Weapons Proliferation, Political Populism, Oil Prices
2017 – 2018 – Ending Human Trafficking
2018 - 2019 - The Future of Work

International Student Summit
2014 – 2015 – Climate Change
2015 – 2016 - Terrorism
2016 – 2017 – North Korea and WMD’s
2017 – 2018 – NATO and Russia
2018 - 2019 - Rising Africa: Finding a Sustainable, Egalitarian Future

Summer Global Leadership Seminar
2014 – 2015 – China’s Role in a Shifting World Stage
2015 – 2016 – Europe on the Brink
2016 – 2017 – U.S. Foreign Policy in the Trump Era
2017 – 2018 – Islam, Politics, and Change in the Middle East
2018 - 2019 - The Rise of Politcal Populism

New Jersey Global Leadership Programs – In Partnership with Rutgers University - Camden and Camden County College
2017 – 2018 – North Korea and Weapons of Mass Destruction
2018 - 2019 - Ending Food Insecurity

Al Jazeera (Middle East)
Arab News (Middle East)
The China Daily (China)
Euractiv (European Union)
The Guardian (England)
Hürriyet Daily News (Turkey)
The Japan Times (Japan)
The Korea Times (South Korea)
The Mail & Guardian (South Africa)
The National Post (Canada)
The New York Times (United States)
VoxEurop (European Union)
Ria Novosti (Russia)
The Rio Times (Brazil)
The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia)
The Times of India (India)
The Washington Post (United States)

American University, School of International Service
Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs
Boston University, Frederik S. Pardee School of Global Studies
College of William and Mary, School of Arts and Sciences, International Relations Program
Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
Drexel University, College of Arts and Sciences, Global Studies Program
Duquesne University, McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Fordham University, International Studies Department
Georgetown University, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service
George Mason University, College of Humanities and Social Science, Global Affairs Program
George Washington University, Elliot School of International Affairs
Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government
Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies
New York University, Center for Global Affairs
Northeastern University, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, International Affairs Program
Penn State, School of International Affairs
Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Rutgers University, Division of Global Affairs
Saint Joseph’s University, College of Arts and Sciences, International Relations Program
Seton Hall University, School of Diplomacy and International Relations
Stanford University, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Tufts University, The Fletcher School
The College of New Jersey, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, International Studies Program
University of Delaware, Department of Political Science and International Relations
University of Richmond, School of Arts and Sciences, Global Studies Program
University of Pennsylvania, School of Arts and Sciences, International Relations Program
University of Southern California, School of International Relations

Educator Grants Available

Interested in travelling to Egypt over the 2019-2020 winter break? Apply for a $1,500 educator grant through the Middle East Center at the University of Pennsylvania. More Information:

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