UNODC cartoon campaign / Rule of Law / Facebook democracy threat

UNODC pilot tests values education cartoon among primary schoolers in Mexico.  Following the recent unveiling of UNODC's cartoon campaign, The Zorbs, the first Latin America pilot testing was held at the Colegio Romera primary school in Mexico City to bring in the perspective and experiences of young students, as well as primary level teachers, from this part of the world.

UNODC & The Doha Declaration: https://www.unodc.org/dohadeclaration/en/news/2018/01/e4j-advances-value-based-and-skills-education-for-primary-students-in-mexico.html

See also: UNODC develops new animated series to help promote primary-level ethics education. http://www.unodc.org/dohadeclaration/en/news/2017/11/unodc-develops-new-animated-series-to-help-promote-primary-level-ethics-education.html


Rule of Law Index 2017–2018.  Featuring primary data, the WJP Rule of Law Index measures countries’ rule of law performance across eight factors: Constraints on Government Powers, Absence of Corruption, Open Government, Fundamental Rights, Order and Security, Regulatory Enforcement, Civil Justice, and Criminal Justice.

World Justice Project: https://worldjusticeproject.org/our-work/wjp-rule-law-index/wjp-rule-law-index-2017%E2%80%932018


Facebook admits social media threat to democracy.  "We're as determined as ever to fight the negative influences and ensure that our platform is unquestionably a source for democratic good," said Katie Harbath, Facebook's head of global politics and government outreach, in an accompanying statement.

Channel News Asia: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/technology/facebook-admits-social-media-threat-to-democracy-9886118

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