The Global Citizen Award (GCA) is a programme that encourages international volunteers to use their overseas experience to take action and raise awareness of global justice on their return to Ireland. There are 3 levels of the GCA, each with various requirements.
The GCA is about:
- Promoting The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
- Global Justice
- Highlighting the interdependence of the Global North and the Global South
- Critically reflecting on global social justice issues
- Global Solidarity
- Change Making
- Advocacy and raising awareness
All returned volunteers (18+) in Ireland with a minimum of 1-week overseas volunteer experience. There is no restriction on when your volunteering placement took place.
There are 3 achievable Award options; Bronze, Silver, or Gold with various actions tailored to suit you!