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11.01.00 – EDUCATIONAL POLICY AND PLANNING

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 »

OHCHR / ATTACKS ON SCHOOL GIRLS

A new United Nations Human Rights Report said attacks on girls accessing education have been on the rise in the past five years, in 70 countries. OHCHR

9 Feb 2015 | Read More »

EGYPT / FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

UNDP advocated against the practice of female genital mutilation back in 2003 and in 2008, a law was passed to criminalize the practice. UNDP

5 Feb 2015 | Read More »

MOZAMBIQUE / PRESCHOOL EDUCATION

A project in Mozambique aims at creating more preschools in the country, as project surveys reveal that early education put children in a better position to succeed later in life. WORLD BANK

23 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UNICEF / PUBLIC EDUCATION

According to a new UNICEF report poorest students receive up to 18 times less public education resources than the wealthiest. UNICEF

22 Jan 2015 | Read More »

KENYA / POLIO CAMPAIGN

Ever since Kenya reported a polio outbreak in May 2013, UNICEF and its partners have been exploring a number of strategies to reach the children under the age of five that have not been vaccinated. The Mtoto Kwa Mtoto or Child- to-child initiative, mobilizes school children in the effort to identify and vaccinate these children [...]

26 May 2014 | Read More »

CHINA / REMOTE EDUCATION

AnthonyLake, UNICEF's Executive Director was recently at MixinPrimary schoolin a remote part ofYunnanProvincein South West China.  He was there to see how a new model of social and emotional learning is changing the way teachers engage their students. UNICEF  

24 May 2014 | Read More »

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 »

 

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