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UNESCO Forum on Global Citizenship Education provides a platform for innovative teaching

“Teachers are on the frontlines of bringing GCED into learning environments. Without confident, qualified and well-prepared teachers, we cannot …

Education

'International Youth Forum: Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Road' - UNESCO

Via UNESCO<p>From 17-22 April 2017, UNESCO and the Chinese National Commission for UNESCO are co-organizing an International Youth Forum in …

Creativity

Why We Need a Flagship Indicator for Education: All Children in School and Learning

By Bridget Crumpton, Senior Adviser of the Education Commission, and Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics<p>For the past …

Education

OA curricula for Researchers and Library Schools | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Open Access Curricula for Researchers and Library Schools<p><b>UNESCO Member States have recognized that knowledge plays a key role in economic growth,</b> …

United Nations

UNESCO exhibit about Jews in Israel opens in Buenos Aires

UNESCO on 3,500 year history of Jewish people in the Land of Israel translated into Spanish for first time after opposition by Arab nations.

International Day of Nowruz

International Nowruz Day was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly, in its resolution A/RES/64/253 of 2010, at the initiative of several …

United Nations

'Youth Newsroom Makes #Case4Space for Asia-Pacific youth' - UNESCO

Via UNESCO<p>Twelve Asia-Pacific youth passionate about journalism and its potential to give voice to the marginalized gathered in Bangkok late last …

Journalism

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

©Shutterstock<p>Held every year on 21 March, World Poetry Day celebrates one of humanity’s most treasured forms of cultural and linguistic expression …

Poetry

2017 - Wastewater, The Untapped Resource | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

The 2017 edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report, entitled “<b>Wastewater: The Untapped</b> <b>Resource</b>”, demonstrates how improved …

Sustainability

Prof. Martha Nussbaum on anger and revolutionary justice

Delhi—Anger is an illogical and flawed sentiment which should have no place in modern societies, Professor Martha Nussbaum told a packed auditorium …

United Nations

Procedure for the Nomination of the Director

The Director-General is nominated by the Executive Board and appointed by the General Conference. The Director-General of UNESCO is the …

United Nations

How young people rebuild Arab cultural heritage and identity …

“You made a great achievement today – together youth formulated contextualized avenues of action that showcase culture can and will further leverage …

Cultural Heritage

Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future | Module 23: Enquiry learning

Introduction<p>The development of thinking and problem solving skills is an important objective of Education for Sustainable Development, especially …

Pedagogy

Mobile Learning Week, technology providing a lifeline for teaching in emergency situations

mlw2017-technology-providing-lifeline-for-teaching-in-emergency-situations-copyright-unhcr-drupal.jpg © UNHCR<b>In Romans Manyiel Garang’s classroom,</b> …

Education

New eAtlas of Gender Inequality in Education shows progress and pitfalls in countries around the world

cworld-bank-c.gif © World Bank/C. CarnemarkThe UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) has launched a new edition of the eAtlas of Gender Inequality in …

Education

Female Turkish scientist set to receive UNESCO award

Turkish scientist Bilge Demirkoz has been identified as one of the 15 women recipients of the International Rising Talent grants awarded annually as …

Middle East

In danger: UNESCO issues warning about Wood Buffalo National Park

The park will be added to the list of World Heritage Sites in Danger<p>A United Nations agency has issued a warning about the environmental health of …

National Parks

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With over 500 sessions and more than 2,500 attendees, CIES 2017 is a not to be missed opportunity for education researchers and professionals to meet …

Education

Gender-based violence as a barrier to learning

<b>Gender-based violence in schools poses a major obstacle to learning in many countries. Here we discuss a recent review of global research evidence</b> …

Pedagogy

The un-sung heroes of the quest for good data: National statistical offices and ministries

By Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics<p>Around the world, national statistical offices (NSOs) and line ministries involved …

Education

Jailed journalist Kadri Gürsel nominated UNESCO’s World Press Freedom Prize - RIGHTS

RIGHTS >Jailed journalist Kadri Gürsel nominated UNESCO’s World Press Freedom Prize<p>ISTANBUL<p>The Paris-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has …

Turkey

UNESCO meeting lays groundwork for reviving, protecting Iraq’s cultural heritage

As details on the destruction of and damage to Iraq’s rich and diverse cultural heritage emerge, the United Nations cultural agency has appealed to …

Middle East

Launch of the Ocean and Climate Initiatives Alliance

The launch meeting of the Ocean and Climate Initiatives Alliance brought together worldwide multi-stakeholder initiatives around a common action …

Climate Change

Five Laws of MIL | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy<p>We are travelling towards the universality of books, the Internet and all forms of “containers of …

United Nations

2016-2017 World Heritage Map Published

The latest version of the World Heritage map, produced by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and National Geographic Maps with the generous support of …

United Nations

Celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Women account today for only about 30% of the world’s researchers. Their participation is even lower in decision-making levels, according to the 2016 …

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2017 | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Message from Ms Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO<p>This <i>International Day of Women and Girls in Science</i> is an opportunity for all to take a stand …

Women's News

Measuring results, then what?

<b>Performance won’t improve unless we can go beyond measurement</b><p><b>Measuring results is only a small part of the challenge. The bigger challenge has to do</b> …

Education

First meeting of World Heritage Associations in Europe in Strasbourg, France

The Association of World Heritage Properties in France (ABFPM) and the City of Strasbourg, in cooperation with the World Heritage Centre, with the …

Europe

List of Associated Meetings

<b>Implementing Ecological Integrity : Restoring Regional and Global Environmental and Human Health</b> <br>International Workshop, <i>Budapest (Hungary), 28-30</i> …

Science