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World Poverty Could Be Cut in Half if All Adults Completed Secondary Education

<b>New data on out-of-school children and youth</b><p>A new policy paper released jointly by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) and the Global Education …

Education

World Refugee Day

20.06.2017<p>©Ignacio Marin<br>Refugees in Idomeni, Greece (2016).<p>Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO<p>The world is undergoing the …

United Nations

UNESCO adopts guidelines to protect artists and diversify cultural content on the internet

<b>Representatives from 144 countries, plus the European Union, have approved a set of guidelines on contemporary culture in the digital environment to</b> …

United Nations

23 new sites added to UNESCO’s World Network of Biosphere Reserves

The International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme meeting in Paris has added 23 new sites to the World Network of …

Conservation

Cracking the Code : Girls' Education in STEM - Deadline extended

<b>28-30 August 2017</b><p><b>Bangkok, Thailand</b><p>More female students are in school today than ever before but they do not always have equal opportunities to …

Education

State of Conservation (SOC 2017) Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region (the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)

Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region<br>(the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)<p>the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia<p><b>Date of</b> …

Europe

#MyOceanPledge

#MyOceanPledge was started by children living in UNESCO World Heritage marine sites who have pledged to protect these ocean treasures. Now they are …

United Nations

World Environment Day 2017 | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Mujib Biosphere Reserve, Jordan © akturer / Shutterstock.com<p>Connecting People with Nature<p>Message from Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO<p>It may …

United Nations

Barrier Reef plan must move faster: UNESCO

Australia is being urged to accelerate its efforts in rescuing the Great Barrier Reef amid fears the nation will fail to meet its 2050 target.<p>The …

Oceans

State of Conservation (SOC 2017) Great Barrier Reef (Australia)

Factors affecting the property in 2017*<p>Changes to oceanic waters<p>Ground water pollution<p>Marine transport infrastructure<p>Non-renewable energy …

Australian Greens

New education indicators and data for countries in every region

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Education

The World’s Families: Hidden Funders of Education

<b>By Friedrich Huebler and Elise Legault, Programme Specialists at the UNESCO Institute for Statistics</b><p><b>This blog was also published by the Global</b> …

Geography

UNESCO’s tricky balancing act between religious and secular forces

Whose heritage?UNESCO’s tricky balancing act between religious and secular forces<p>When religion, culture and tourism collide<p>Erasmus<p>Jun 26th 2017<p>by …

Business (UK)

UNESCO-UNEVOC WYSD

Skills in Action Photo Competition 2017<p><b>Are you an amateur or professional photographer? Use your skills to capture pictures that not only show but</b> …

United Nations

A better sexual and reproductive health education could save adolescent lives

better-sexual-reproductive-health-education-save-adolescent-lives-c-who-fshimizu-drupal.jpg © WHO/F.ShimizuMore than 3,000 adolescents die every day, …

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UNESCO 2030 agenda sparks reactions in Iran

<i>Ghanbar Naderi<br>Press TV, Tehran</i><p>A decision by Iran’s Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution to sign a UN-devised global education agenda continues to …

Iran

Global Ocean Science Report

The Global Ocean Science Report (GOSR) assesses for the first time the status and trends in ocean science capacity around the world. The report …

United Nations

How a literacy programme in Somalia changed the life of a teenage girl

Fardowsa is among the young women who benefitted from a literacy and life skills project funded by Al Maktoum and implemented by UNESCO in Somalia. …

Africa

Pearson initiative for literacy announces finalists for case studies on inclusive digital solutions

In January, UNESCO and Pearson issued a call for case studies on innovative digital solutions that are serving low-skilled or low-literate youth and …

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United Nations Ocean Conference

UNESCO's IOC encourages participating countries to support its proposal for for an <b>International Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development</b> …

United Nations

Pearson initiative for literacy announces finalists for case studies on inclusive digital solutions

In January, UNESCO and Pearson issued a call for case studies on innovative digital solutions that are serving low-skilled or low-literate youth and …

United Nations

UNESCO disputes Jewish connection with Israel?

The Aliyah Time team discusses the shocking prospect of UNESCO adopting a new resolution saying that the Diaspora is the real Jewish homeland.<p>Can …

Israel

Montenegro’s UNESCO Site May Lose Status Due to Overtourism

Excessive real estate development is jeopardizing Montenegro’s landmark historical site of Kotor, with the United Nations heritage protection agency …

Europe

Facts and figures on marine pollution | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

• Land-based sources (such as agricultural run-off, discharge of nutrients and pesticides and untreated sewage including plastics) account for …

Oceans

This Island Can Only Be Visited by Men

Tucked into the Sea of Japan is a verdant island that will soon receive Unesco world heritage status. But good luck visiting if you’re a woman. As <i>The</i> …

Japan

Countries, Experts and Agencies Meet to Measure Progress toward Education 2030

By Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics<br>This article was published on the World Education Blog.<p>Given the time it can take …

Education

Jobs

Application date<p>May 23, 2017 - Jun 12, 2017<p>You are invited to submit your quotation offering your best prices and delivery conditions for a <b>mid-term</b> …

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Turkey rejects Egyptian newspaper allegation about its position on UNESCO decision

Ahmet Altay Cengizer, the Permanent Turkish Ambassador to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), refuted the …

Israel

UNESCO ratifies contentious resolution denying Israeli links to Jerusalem

PARIS — The executive board of the UN’s cultural agency ratified on Friday a resolution that called Israel “the occupying power” in Jerusalem and …

Israel

Israel responds furiously to Unesco ruling it an 'occupying power'

Politicians in Israel are calling for the UN to be expelled from Jerusalem following a resolution from the agency's cultural body rejecting the …

Israel