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11. – EDUCATION

UN / STATE OF WORLD POPULATION

The 1.8 billion adolescents worldwide – more than ever before in human history – can help to propel their countries' economies, provided that Governments invest in education, health care and jobs for them, a new report released today by the United Nations shows. UNIFEED – UNTV

18 Nov 2014 | Read More »

HAITI / GIRLS VOCATIONAL TRAINING

Adolescent women in Haiti are finding inspiration and jobs through a project that trains them in fields previously allotted only to men.  The women now have incomes, and the skills needed to help their tiny nation, still suffering the effects of the 2010 earthquake. WORLD BANK

5 Nov 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / UNIVERSITY REOPENS

Tucked amidst the rubble that serves as a stark reminder of the fierce battles that were fought in the streets of Somalia's capital are five newly refurbished buildings. They house Somalia's National University, which recently welcomed a fresh batch of students for the first time in 23 years. AU  UN IST

27 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / SYRIAN EDUCATION NO LOST GENERATION WRAP

On the 14th of September the school year commenced in Syria with more than one million children unable to attend. At the sidelines of the General Assembly inNew Yorkthis week, UN officials took stock of the education initiative "No Lost Generation' launched one year ago. UNICEF-UNIFEED  

26 Sep 2014 | Read More »

JORDAN / UNEMPLOYED YOUTH

More than half of Jordan’s youth population is unemployed. To improve the records, a new program has been created to provide the young with the skills needed to be competitive in the labour market. ILO

24 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN/ OBAMA GLOBAL EDUCATION

United Nations officials said today that despite global gains in the number of children enrolled in school, many of the world's students fail to leave their educational experiences with the skills necessary for them to succeed in life and help their nations develop. UNIFEED-UNTV/FILE  

24 Sep 2014 | Read More »

UN / POPULATION AND DEVELOPMENT

A senior UN official said that despite the developmental progress made, it is still “limited to the wealthy.” He said that the one billion people leaving poverty are still “stagnated while the rest of the world gets richer”. UNIFEED-UNTV

22 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GAZA / SCHOOL OPENING

UN schools in Gaza opened their doors to some 240,000 children after being used as shelters during the 50-day conflict.  The UN agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) is rolling out an innovative three-phase approach and 7,800 UNRWA teachers have been trained to offer new methods of teaching. UNRWA    

15 Sep 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / DISABLED PEACE

People with Disabilities in Mogadishu have appealed their fellow Somalis to bring to an end all acts of conflict, as a way to highlight their plight. According to the Somali Disability Empowerment Network (SODEN), there are 30,000 people living with disabilities in Mogadishu whoa re particularly vulnerable to the effects of war. UNSOM

13 Sep 2014 | Read More »

GA / MALALA MDGS

With Malala Yousafzai by his side, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today (18 Aug) marked 500 days of action until the deadline to reach the Millennium Development Goals, known worldwide as the "MDGs."

18 Aug 2014 | Read More »

 

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