Unesco

Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future | Module 9: Consumer education

Introduction<p>As with issues of citizenship and health, consumer education is a key cross-curricular theme for student learning. Traditionally, …

Sustainability

UNESCO Withdrawal Will Slow Progress on Global Library Initiatives

The Trump administration’s move to withdraw the US from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is not only …

Librarianship

Press Freedom Groups Condemn US Withdrawal From UNESCO

Among UNESCO’s objectives is to promote free, independent, and pluralistic media in order to enhance freedom of expression and information around the …

Freedom of the Press

Trump’s withdrawal from UNESCO is a huge gift to the Palestinians

<i>Crystal Nix-Hines served as United States ambassador to UNESCO in Paris from 2014 to 2017.</i><p>In the latest in a series of complete abdications of U.S. leadership, the Trump administration has announced plans to withdraw from UNESCO — an organization that promotes core U.S. strategic interests around …

Opinion

Unesco Shmunesco

Last Thursday, the United States announced its intention to withdraw from Unesco, the United Nations educational and cultural agency. The American government explained its decision to withdraw from the organization as a response to its “anti-Israel bias.” The United States, a spokeswoman said, does …

Israel

Israel may regret hasty UNESCO exit

Israel reacted quickly to the US announcement that it was pulling out of UNESCO with one of its own, potentially forfeiting an opportunity to shore …

Israel

The U.S. Is Right to Withdraw from UNESCO

Citing, among other things, the body’s “continuing anti-Israel bias,” the State Department announced last week that the U.S is withdrawing from the …

Israel

Donald Trump is right to ditch Unesco

Donald Trump and the United Nations don’t appear to have much in common. Trump is loud, angry, insular, lumpen and uncultured. The UN is caring, sharing, virtuous, and busy saving the world from war, famine and disease. But they do share something important: they are both worms in an apple. Trump …

Israel

UNESCO withdrawal harms American national security

Citing UNESCO’s “anti-Israel bias,” the Trump administration decided to withdraw the United States from the United Nations education and culture …

Israel

UNESCO helps Antigua and Barbuda plan for recovery after hurricane Irma

With regards to the education sector, both pupils and teachers form Barbuda have been temporarily transferred to schools in Antigua, where the …

United Nations

U.S. withdraws from UNESCO, citing perceived anti-Israel bias

The U.S. is pulling out of UNESCO because of what Washington sees as its anti-Israel bias.

United States

Ditching deals has become Trump’s main foreign policy

<i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.</i><p>The U.S. government announced Thursday that it would leave UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Cultural …

Foreign Policy

JUST IN: The US just pulled out of the UN’s cultural organization UNESCO

This is great news! The United States has just pulled out of the UN’s cultural organization UNESCO, citing anti-Israel bias. Here’s the press …

Conservative View

US pulls out of United Nations Unesco programme

America has decided to withdraw from Unesco, the United Nations programme responsible for corralling international cooperation on issues such as …

National Parks

US withdraws from UNESCO citing anti-Israel bias

PARIS — The State Department says the U.S. is pulling out of UNESCO because of what Washington sees as its anti-Israel bias and need for “fundamental …

Israel

U.S. to Withdraw From UNESCO Over Group's 'Anti-Israel Bias'

The United States is pulling out of UNESCO as a reflection of its concerns over what the State Department called "continuing anti-Israel …

Investing

Unesco expresses deep regret at US decision to leave organisation – video

Unesco’s director general, Irina Bokova, speaks to the press after Washington announced that it would be withdrawing from the organisation on Thursday. She noted that the US, which cited “continuing anti-Israel bias” and “mounting arrears” as the main reasons for its move, had been a founder member

United Nations

U.S. Is Pulling Out of UNESCO for ‘Anti-Israel’ Bias

The Trump administration announced Thursday that is pulling the United States out of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, better known as UNESCO, because of its “anti-Israel” bias. The State Department said the U.S. will instead act as an observer to the Paris-based …

Israel

Crikey Worm: US splits with UNESCO, claiming ‘anti-Israel bias’

Good morning, early birds. The US has announced it's leaving the UN's heritage agency, and Australians' private health insurance system is getting a …

Australian News

US and Israel quit UNESCO, accusing it of anti-Israeli bias

The United States and Israel have both withdrawn from the UN’s science, culture and education agency UNESCO after accusing it of having an anti-Israeli bias.<p>“This decision was not taken lightly, and reflects U.S. concerns with mounting arrears at UNESCO, the need for fundamental reform in the …

Israel

Arab rivalries exposed as Egypt targets Qatar in UNESCO vote | Reuters

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Oct 11, 2017 10:19 pm | Updated Date: Oct 11, 2017 …

Middle East

U.S. Plans To Withdraw From ‘Anti-Israel’ UNESCO

The United States plans to withdraw from UNESCO, the U.N.’s cultural and educational agency, diplomats said on Thursday, dealing a further blow to an …

Israel

Trump Unesco snub widens China role

Donald Trump either does not realise or care about the damage he does to the US each time he withdraws his country from a multinational organisation …

China

Developing capacities, protecting education

A new IIEP-UNESCO project with the European Commission's Service for Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI) strives to ensure that every child and every …

Education

Director-General condemns assassination of photojournalist Edgar Daniel Esqueda Castro in Mexico

10 October 2017The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, today called for an investigation into the murder of freelance journalist Edgar Daniel …

World News

100 Women: 'We can't teach girls of the future with books of the past'

<b>In a textbook for students in Tanzania, boys are strong and athletic, while girls just look proud of their pretty frilly dresses.</b><p>In a primary school reader in Haiti, pupils learn that mothers "take care of the kids and prepare the food" as fathers work "in an office".<p>There's a Pakistani illustrated …

Gender

As U.S. retreats from world organizations, China steps in the fill the void

China's latest bid to flex its diplomatic muscles on the world stage rests in the hands of Qian Tang, a little-known 66-year-old Chinese U.N. bureaucrat campaigning to head up the organization's top cultural, scientific and education agency.<p>Tang, the assistant director general for education at the …

China

As U.S. Retreats From World Organizations, China Steps in to Fill the Void

China’s latest bid to flex its diplomatic muscles on the world stage rests in the hands of Qian Tang, a little-known 66-year-old Chinese United …

China

Exclusive: Demand for data is ‘overwhelming’ teachers, report warns

<b>Workload: teachers face high demands for assessment data but have limited training in how to deal with it, Unesco warns</b>More than half of UK teachers …

Education

The Teacher’s Waking Nightmare

<b>By Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics</b><p>You did well at school and at college. You studied hard and made great sacrifices …

Education