ERIC Number: ED434059
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Instituto para la Promocion de la Cultura Civica, A.C.: Mission; Philosophy; Goals and Objectives; Challenge and Commitment; Activities; Publications and Essays; Presence in the Mass Media.
Instituto para la Promocion de la Cultura Civica. Mexico City (Mexico).
The report discusses the activities of the Instituto para la Promocion de la Culture Civica (ICC), a non-partisan, not-for-profit Mexican nongovernmental organization (NGO) that has as its mission: to promote the advancement of a civic culture understood as a system of values, ideas, traits of character, dispositions, inclinations, attitudes, habits, knowledge, and skills that make people think of themselves as members of a political and social community; to exercise and practice its citizens' status and develop their potential to get involved in an active, informed, committed, productive, responsible, and selected way in actions and processes aimed at promoting individual, group, or collective interests; and to build the common good inside the diverse communities to which they belong. The report states that, to achieve those goals, the ICC designs, promotes, implements, and evaluates formal and informal civic education processes; the promotion of democracy is the fundamental principle and foremost motivation of the ICC. The report also discusses the ICC's goals and objectives and its activities, and lists 10 recent publications, as well as 8 recent appearances by organization members on mass media outlets. (BT)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Instituto para la Promocion de la Cultura Civica. Mexico City (Mexico).
Identifiers - Location: Mexico