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Global Education Motivators (GEM) was founded in 1981 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization to help schools and the community meet the complex challenges of  living in a global society.

Emphasizing human rights and human responsibility, GEM is now educating a second generation to global awareness and responsibility in an interdependent world.

GEM is a non-governmental-organization (NGO) in association with the United Nations Department of Public Information and is headquartered at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, PA (USA).




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Featured Items 

GEM Launches a new website for GEM's Middle East Initiatives

Headed by Abdullah Alsultan, GEM's Director of Middle East Programs, the GEM Middle East site will focus on all GEM's programs in the Gulf Region.

Recent GEM Middle East Programs include the UNAI two part videoconference series with Effat University and Chestnut Hill College. Watch archived video from these events here.

Visit the new website at
www.gem-me.org
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In Case you Missed It:
A website taking a look back at 2016 at the United Nations

This website allows you to catch up on developments at the United Nations over the past year....in case you missed it.

Read about the Paris Agreement, Human Rights, Peacekeeping Missions, Refugee issues, Climate Change, Air Pollution, and much more.

If you missed out on these stories in 2016 - read them all here.

Learn about GEM events during the 2016-17 school year

This overview of GEM programs for 2016-17 school year will give an outline and brief description of the major events happening this year at GEM, from UN Day to the UN Educators Conference on Human Rights.

This page will also highlight several of our programs available to schools by request.

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Upcoming Events

GEM Programs:
Student Leadership Conference on Development 2017
February 20, 2017

International Day of Happiness
March 20, 2017

Global Solutions Design Science Lab
June 18-26, 2017
                       
From Independence to Interdependence - American History Summer Camp
July 24 – July 28, 2017


Select Global and Educational Events:
                       

UNAI and MIT Solve Challenge
Deadline: Jan 20, 2017
Event: March 7, 201
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GEM Highlights
Good News Agency
Learn about Positive Efforts Around the World and be Inspired

Lesson Plans on the Sustainable Development Goals -
World's Largest Lesson

Lesson Plans and Resources for Teaching Primary Sources with the Library of Congress
Effects of Armed Conflict on Children

New Distance Learning Program
Live from Ukraine