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1 Director-General urges investigation into murder of blogger and journalist Niloy Chakrabarti in BangladeshParis, XX August—The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, today urged an investigation into the murder of a blogger and journalist, Niloy Cha
( UNESCO Latest News )

Content by: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, today urged an investigation into the murder of a blogger and journalist, Niloy Chakrabarti, who was killed in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, on 7 August.

Created on 2015-08-10 14:48:16
2 2015 UNESCO Literacy Prizes go to organizations in Chile, Madagascar, Mozambique, Slovakia and Sri Lanka
( UNESCO Latest News )

Content by: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Paris, 22 July–The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, has named this year’s laureates of UNESCO’s International Literacy Prizes: Associação Progresso in Mozambique and Sri Lanka’s National Institute of Education will receive the UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize, while Madagascar’s Platform of Associatio...

Created on 2015-07-22 09:03:40
3 Bulgaria Sets Up a New Partnership Framework with World Bank Group
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4 Demonstrating the Power of Partnerships: The Potential for Universal Health Care in Kenya
( Poverty & MDGs - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

Dr Stephen Karau, Kenya’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to The United Nations, WTO & Other International Organizations in Geneva, Switzerland. @DrKarau

GENEVA, Jan 30 2017 (IPS) - Even as the global community s...

Created on 2017-01-30 07:05:28
5 Director-General calls for investigation into the killing of journalist Rasim Aliyev in Baku
( UNESCO Latest News )

Content by: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, today condemned the killing of Azerbaijani journalist Rasim Aliyev, who died in Baku on 9 August.

Created on 2015-08-12 08:30:59
6 Director-General condemns the killing of Iraqi journalists Raed al-Juburi and Thaer Al-Ali
( UNESCO Latest News )

Content by: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, today voiced grave concern over the safety of journalists in Iraq following confirmation of the killing of Raed al-Juburi in Baghdad and Thaer Al-Ali in Mosul.

Created on 2015-08-03 11:54:47
7 Director-General Signs Condolences Book for Nepal
( UNESCO News )

Content by: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

On 6 May, the Director-General expressed her sincere condolences to the Government and people of Nepal in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck the country on 25 April by signing a m...

Created on 2015-05-07 12:10:50
8 Director-General urges investigation into murder of blogger and journalist Niloy Chakrabarti in Bangladesh
( UNESCO Latest News )

Content by: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, today urged an investigation into the murder of a blogger and journalist, Niloy Chakrabarti, who was killed in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, on 7 August.

Created on 2015-08-10 15:55:15
9 Drive to Increase Education Funding
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

20 April 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The UN Special Envoy for Education Gordon Brown said now is the time to “end the neglect of education” by creating an international finance facility which would make it possible for lower and middle income countries “to pay for education at terms they can afford.”

Created on 2017-04-20 22:26:17
10 Economic Recovery Needed To Enhance Food Security
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

Jomo Kwame Sundaram was the Assistant Secretary-General for Economic and Social Development in the United Nations system during 2005-2015and received the 2007 Wassily Leontief Prize for Advancing the Frontiers of Economic Thought.

Created on 2016-07-21 16:08:00
11 Education the Focus of Indigenous Day
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

11 August 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — Indigenous education was the focus of this year’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on August 9. At a news conference, speakers pointed out that historically – including in their own lifetimes – the educational system of the state discouraged the teaching of ind...

Created on 2016-08-11 15:42:53
12 Funding Shortfall Threatens Closure of Schools for Palestinian Refugees
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

6 August 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – A critical financial crisis in the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) is threatening to close down hundreds of education facilities and programs for half a million children across the Middle East, senior agency officials warned this week.

Created on 2015-08-07 20:56:45
13 Gordon Brown Calls for End to “Shameful” Violence Against Children
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Photo: UN Photo / Mark Garten

Content by: South-South News

18 March 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has called for an end to the "shameful" violations of international law as when children and educational facilities are targeted in areas of conflict.

Created on 2015-03-18 19:12:02
14 Guterres Stresses Youth Empowerment
( UN Main Bodies )

Content by: South-South News

17 Feburary 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — In a speech at Cairo University, Secretary-General António Guterres made an argument for the empowerment of young people. “There is here a central question for us all: believing that we are facing enormous challenges, believing that the best hope for those challenges is with the new...

Created on 2017-02-17 23:04:53
15 Higher Education is Key to Better Employment in Developing Countries, New Report Finds
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Photo: World Bank / Jamie Martin

Content by: South-South News

16 December 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – In advanced economies like the United States and across the European Union, economists and policy-makers sometimes credit high youth unemployment to a "skills mismatch" crisis.

Created on 2014-12-16 18:48:12
16 Humanity and Social Justice, a Must for the Future of Work – Ryder
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

ROME, Apr 10 2017 (IPS) - “The future of work must be inspired by considerations of humanity, of social justice and peace. If it is not, we ...

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17 ICC finds Malian extremist guilty of war crime in destroying historic sites in Timbuktu
( Africa )

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27 September 2016 – The International Criminal Court (ICC) today found a Malian Islamist accused of destroying historical and religious monuments in the fabled city of Timbuktu guilty in the fir...

Created on 2016-09-27 15:43:02
18 Inequality in Learning, Inequality in Development
( UN Reports )

Report by: UNESCO

13 August 2014, New York, USA | South-South News –  Created on 2014-08-13 20:06:51

19 Jaeger-LeCoultre brings spotlight on marine World Heritage on Earth Day
( UNESCO News )

Content by: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

UNESCO could not conserve the Crown Jewels of the Ocean without support from public and private partner organizations around the world. In a world that is for 70% oceans, it seems fitting to honor the ocean’s most precious places on Earth Day.

Created on 2015-04-22 13:02:50
20 Momentum builds as MDG's marks 500 days to deadline
( Global Compact News )

Content by: South-South News

18 August 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman – 500 days, is all that is left of the decade-and-a-half of the Millennium Development Goals, and worl...

Created on 2014-08-18 22:31:10

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