Teachers and Students, Join the Second Annual Carnegie Council Teach-in: Start Planning now for an Activity on Global Ethics Day, October 16

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Carnegie Council invites academic institutions around the world to take part in Global Ethics Day on October 16. Hold a lecture or debate or show a movie; this is a valuable opportunity to focus on the essential role of ethics in international affairs.

Our dream is that this becomes a global educational effort and that people come to learn from each other from all around the world.

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its second annual Global Ethics Day on October 16, 2015.

The Council encourages academic institutions around the world to use this day to hold events, such as lectures, film screenings, debates, panel discussions, or another educational activity to explore the enduring importance of moral values as they relate to war, peace, and social justice.

In the tradition of a "teach-in" model, these events will be run by each institution as it sees fit while being part of a worldwide Global Ethics Day.

Carnegie Council will promote Global Ethics Day activities on its website and share any resources that are created among its Global Ethics Network. Course and lecture ideas can be found on Carnegie Council's website here, including course syllabi and Carnegie Council's Ethics on Film series, which is a great resource for teaching suggestions connected to popular movies.

"Our dream is that this becomes a global educational effort and that people come to learn from each other from all around the world," said Carnegie Council president Joel Rosenthal about why the Council launched Global Ethics Day. To listen to a 10-minute audio with Dr. Rosenthal discussing the concept of Global Ethics Day, click here.

For those who plan to hold a Global Ethics Day event, please click here for more information.

Founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1914, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is an educational, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that produces lectures, publications, and multimedia materials on the ethical challenges of living in a globalized world. To learn more, go to http://www.carnegiecouncil.org

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