Globalization and Youth


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Globalization and Youth

  1. 1. Globalization Young people in a Global World
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>With this work we intend to make you more aware about nowadays’ phenomenon known as Globalization. </li></ul><ul><li>But we will more concretely approach the subject of Young People in a Global World. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is globalization? <ul><li>Globalization is an economic and social process; </li></ul><ul><li>It establishes integration between countries and people from all around the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Through this process, people, governments and companies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>switch ideas; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>build financial and commercial transactions ; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>spread cultural aspects through the entire planet. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What is globalization? <ul><li>The concept of “Global Village” fits in this context, since it’s related with the creation of a connection network, which makes distances even shorter, making the cultural and economic relations easier, more efficient and faster. </li></ul>
  5. 5. “ Global Village” <ul><li>- Basically constituted in the end of 1996 </li></ul><ul><li>- It develops, among other activities, actions for its development, such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Protection and promotion of the human rights; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Interchange of young people; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Actions of information, spreading and sensitization of public opinion; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration in the emergency humanitarian aid assistance; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participation in promotion shares of the people’s auto determination. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Globalization Facts <ul><li>The development of telecommunication improves the exchange of the huge diversity of cultures, beliefs, ways of life, people’s experiences from all around the world, and the international economic relations. </li></ul><ul><li>The unlimited numbers of communication possibilities based on Telecommunication are the source of the globalization process and the extending of ideals and debating cultural needs. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Globalization Facts <ul><li>Globalization helped to increase the cultures proximity and to make the world a smaller place. </li></ul><ul><li>When the access to information becomes a will instead of a way, the individual may become detached from knowledge and will, which is possible to achieve with study, and a more crucial and deeper knowledge. </li></ul><ul><li>For many people, the participation in the “Global Village” is a distant reality due to unequal access to methods and technology services clogged by society. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Young people in a Global World <ul><li>Globalization can bring countless advantages to young people, such as: </li></ul><ul><li>- better access to knowledge; </li></ul><ul><li>- communication with other young people from all around the world; </li></ul><ul><li>- a chance to finish racism and xenophobia. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Young people in a Global World <ul><li>When people have the chance to communicate with each other, they: </li></ul><ul><li>- can also understand other cultures better; </li></ul><ul><li>- become more tolerant and more open to what surrounds them. </li></ul><ul><li>Interchanges among students from schools from all around the world: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- is also made easier; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- give young people the chance to switch ideas and socialize with other cultures face to face. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Conclusion <ul><li>With this assignment, we can conclude that globalization may have negative results, but at the same time, and in a bigger proportion, it presents positive results to nowadays’ youth population. </li></ul>