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11. – EDUCATION

UN / UNRWA SCHOOLS

The United Nations relief agency dealing with Palestinian refugees has declared the school year open will on time today for the 500,000 boys and girls in the increasingly unstable Middle East, where multiple crises and a major funding shortage nearly forced the delayed of the opening of 685 schools in the region. UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

19 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / BAN GAZA STUDENTS

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today access to education can provide Gaza's children with a "passport to dignity" and help break the cycle of poverty and violence. UNIFEED-UNTV / UNRWA

10 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UNRWA / SCHOOLS FINANCIAL CRISIS

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA, has warned in a report that "unless funding for the full amount of the Agency's General Fund shortfall of US$ 101 million is secured by the middle of August, the financial crisis may force the suspension of services relating to the Agency's education programme.  UNRWA / RECENT

5 Aug 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / UNESCO PHOTOJOURNALISM

Twenty young South Sudanese men and women finished training in photojournalism sponsored by  the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA).  UNMISS

3 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / ALAA ZAATARI STUDENT

Alaa, a 19 year-old Syrian refugee, is attending a Jordanian university close to Zaatari refugee camp thanks to a scholarship from UNHCR's DAFI program. UNHCR

31 Jul 2015 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / BACK TO LEARNING

In an attempt to reverse a massive downward trend in school attendance and return 400,000 children back to their education, UNICEF kicked off a "back to learning" campaign Thursday in collaboration with the state. UNMISS

4 Jun 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / SCHOOLS REOPEN

The United Nations Children's Fund has been setting up several child friendly spaces and temporary learning centres across Nepal in an effort to get kids back to school. UNICEF

31 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / BROWN EDUCATION FUND

UN Education Envoy Gordon Brown Thursday urged the immediate establishment of a fund to educate and protect children caught in emergencies.  He said this year is proving to be the worst year for child abuse. UNIFEED-UNTV

21 May 2015 | Read More »

NEPAL / DESTROYED SCHOOLS

At least 950,000 children in Nepal will not be able to return to school, unless urgent action is taken to provide temporary learning spaces and repair damaged school buildings following the 25 April earthquake. UNICEF

19 May 2015 | Read More »

UN / WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY

Freedom of the press facilitates  the exercise of the rights of society, an international freedom of expression expert told a UN World Press Freedom Day conference Friday. UNIFEED- UNTV

1 May 2015 | Read More »

 

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