Global Citizenship Foundation

Transforming education for human flourishing

The Global Citizenship Foundation is one of the leading specialist organizations focusing on achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goal 4.7 towards fostering education for global citizenship and sustainable development.


The Global Citizenship Foundation, in Delhi National Capital Region, India, was established as an independent, apolitical, and non-partisan organization with the mandate to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4.7 that is Education for Global Citizenship and Sustainable Development towards shaping more inclusive, just, peaceful, prosperous, secure and sustainable societies guided by the vision of transforming education for human flourishing and aim of shaping a radically compassionate world for all.


Global Citizenship Foundation’s endeavors to foster in learners “a mindset to care for humanity and the planet to undertake responsible actions when and where necessary”.The Global Citizenship Foundation strives to educate and empower individuals to understand their rights and to be responsible, respectful, and participatory citizens committed to inclusivity and justice in our societies.

Our Work

Global Citizenship Foundation

A specialist organization with a mandate to realize
United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal 4.7
The Global Citizenship Foundation provides strategic support to individuals, institutions, and organizations to help achieve our mandate in line with Education 2030, as envisioned by the United Nations. We provide strategic support through:
Policy Research and Analysis
Consultation and Support
Development of Pedagogy and Practice
Advocacy and Engagement
Youth Empowerment

Our Key Areas

The Global Citizenship Foundation is committed to achieving its mandate and manifesto by developing global programs and initiatives in 70+ countries to build capacity of education leaders, educators, and youth in the six key areas of focus.

Global Citizenship Education

We are one of the pioneering specialist organizations constituted with a mandate to advance Global Citizenship Education. Our work impacts educators and learners across the world.

Education for Sustainable Development

We empower educators to advance sustainable development goals within the school communities and beyond.

Social-Emotional Learning

We design and co-create programs for educators and learners to advance social and emotional skills for human flourishing.

Education for Anti-Racism and Inter-cultural Understanding

We foster programs for educators and learners that are designed to celebrate diversity and practice inclusion within and beyond the classrooms.

Reimagine Education for Human Flourishing

The maxim "Think Global, Act Local" perhaps best suits the last century. This century demands that we develop two-systems thinking. That is to "Think and Act Both Local and Global."

— Aaryan Salman, 
President, Global Citizenship Foundation

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Since early 2016, we have been supporting school leaders, educators, and young people in a variety of ways. We measure our success through qualitative scale and effectiveness. We believe global citizenship education is essential for preparing young people for our shared democratic life. The Global Citizenship Foundation calls on all stakeholders to support high-quality global citizenship education in schools, colleges, universities, and higher education institutions. With your active support, we can help educators, school leaders, and young people transform education for human flourishing!

Just imagine what we can achieve together!

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Global Citizenship Foundation

The Global Citizenship Foundation is a registered not-for-profit specialist organization that fosters active global citizenship and Global Citizenship Education (GCED). The seat of the Global Citizenship Foundation is the National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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