Who is a Global Citizen?

Global Citizen Paper

Prepare a 5 page paper on an individual you consider to be a global citizen. Your paper should include the following sections

1. A description of the individual’s background and life history (year and place of birth, childhood, family circumstances, education, etc.)2. A description of the work of the individual and his/her major accomplishments3. An explanation as to why you consider the person you selected a global citizen?4. An analysis of how the individual you selected exemplifies one or more of the characteristics of a global citizen identified by OXPAM listed below:

The Global Citizen

• is aware of the wider world and has a sense of their own role as world citizen• respects and values diversity • has an understanding of how the world works• is outraged by social injustice• participates in the community at a range of levels, from the local to the global • is willing to act to make the world a more equitable and sustainable place• takes responsibility for their actions

5. If possible, include some quotes, images or other evidence of the individual’s actions or ideas. 6. A reference list including three or more sources with appropriate citations must be included.