Global Citizenship Education addresses global challenges concerning the social, political, environmental, and economical dimensions of sustainable development. Read more below.
the dimensions of sustainability: Environment, social, politics and Economy

As the illustration shows, the global economy is relevant for all
people, whether they are miners, farmers, production or service workers,
investors, or consumers. Almost all human activity impacts the

The four dimensions of sustainability are often in conflict with one another. Protecting biodiversity and the Earth can be at odds with consumer interests, especially in the global North. The global economy distributes profits as well as ecological destruction unequally.

Sustainable governance decisions are future-oriented, the result of democratic processes, and guarantee universal human rights, well-being, and peace for all.

The four dimensions of sustainability can help individuals and policy makers to decide if their decisions and actions will

  • improve handprint of individuals, communities, countries and the European Union
  • contribute to human well-being and global social justice
  • increase democratic participation
  • guarantee a good life for all, today and in the future.

The four dimensions of sustainability correspond in many ways with the 5Ps of the Sustainable
Development Goals: People, Planet, Prosperity, Partnership, and Peace: