The Global Classroom Initiative project is coordinated by the non-profit organization Monde Pluriel whose name means plural, diverse world. Based in Grenoble, France, this organization’s goal is to raise awareness in different sections of society on the issues of global citizenship.
Global Classroom Initiative is coordinated in conjunction with the Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation for the Progress of Humankind (FPH) (Paris, France) which is funding the project.
8 November 2007
A discussion forum has been set up to allow a three-way discussion between the United States, France and the Philippines.
16 January 2007
The general idea behind this project was born out of the rift that emerged during the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States and which seemed to separate the U.S. from a good portion of the rest of the world. Due in great part to decisions taken by politicians often out of tune with their populations – and with each other - and amplified by the media, this rift has nevertheless been detrimental to the construction of a “global village” that seemed at our finger tips at the turn of the century.