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11.01.00 – EDUCATIONAL POLICY AND PLANNING

UN / AUTISM RON SUSKIND

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Ron Suskind spoke at the UN about his family's 20-year journey with their son Owen's autism. In an interview with UNIFEED, he stressed that this is a global issue and "governments cannot afford not to put money into it." Today is World Autism Awareness Day. UNTV

2 Apr 2014 | Read More »

UN / LANG LANG

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon designated world-renowned pianist Lang Lang from China as a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on global education. Lang Lang said the world is "having a problem with education" and that because of his young age he "will be able to connect with young people" and help "make a better [...]

28 Oct 2013 | Read More »

NIGER / GIRLS EDUCATION

UNICEF is promoting a girl-friendly school approach which provides children with the minimum conditions of study and encourage the presence of girls. In the south of  Niger, cultural pressure remains strong against the education of girls. Over 30 percent of girls in the country are married by the age of 15. UNICEF

19 Oct 2013 | Read More »

SOUTH SUDAN / LIBRARY

A new library has opened at South Sudan's police training college in Rajaf, British Ambassador to South Sudan Ian Hughes said his country was supporting this so that it contributes “towards that succesful police service that the country needs.” UNMISS

10 Oct 2013 | Read More »

FAO / FOOD WASTE

A new FAO report says that the waste of a staggering 1.3 billion tonnes of food per year is not only causing major economic losses but also wreaking significant harm on the natural resources that humanity relies upon to feed itself. Each year, food that is produced but not eaten guzzles up a volume of [...]

11 Sep 2013 | Read More »

MADAGASCAR / EDUCATION FOR ALL

In Madagascar more than one million children are excluded from school, and children with disabilities are the most marginalized with only 1 percent receiving an education. UNICEF

23 Jul 2013 | Read More »

SERBIA / INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

Belgrade schools are becoming more inclusive, integrating students with disabilities and from the Roma communities. UNICEF executive board members pay a visit, to see for themselves the impact that the organization's work can have in a middle-income country like this. UNICEF

1 May 2013 | Read More »

VIETNAM / BOARDING SCHOOL

Vietnamhas enjoyed rapid growth over the past two decades. However, many children have been left behind. UNICEF is working to ensure that all Vietnamese children have the opportunity to learn in a nurturing environment and reach their full potential. UNICEF

20 Apr 2013 | Read More »

INDIA / SANITATION

Nearly half of India's 1.2 billion people don't have access to toilets, most notably in villages. The lack of sanitation is the cause of one in every ten deaths in India. Diseases cause billions of dollars in economic loss. WORLD BANK

16 Mar 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / MALI APPEAL

UNICEF says it urgently needs US$ 45 million to help children in conflict-strickenMali, where political instability has severely aggravated an already fragile situation for women and children. CH UNTV

26 Feb 2013 | Read More »

 

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