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11.02.00 – EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY

UN / SAFE SCHOOLS

UN Special Envoy on Education, Gordon Brown, said that it is time to "end the shameful breeches of international law that are violating the rights of millions of children" and insist that, even in conflict zones, there are properly resourced safe schools which enable children to receive an education in peace. UNIFEED-UNTV

18 Mar 2015 | Read More »

SYRIA / VOCATIONAL TRAINING

UNICEF aims to reach at least 165,000 adolescents in Syria in 2015 through partnership with local NGOs and key ministries on vocational training, life skills and psycho-social support.  The overall aim is to reduce the effects of the crisis on adolescents, including exposure to violence, abuse and association with armed groups. UNICEF

13 Mar 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 »

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 »

LEBANON/ SYRIA REFUGEE EDUCATION

There are over 400 thousand Syrian children of school age inLebanon. UNHCR is providing funding so that schools there can run two teaching shifts in the day, allowing tens of thousands of Syrian children to resume their education. UNHCR

26 Jun 2014 | 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 »

SOUTH SUDAN / DDR SUPPORT

UNMISS and the National Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration Commission funded two new facilities—a Primary Health Care Center and a school— in Eastern Equatoria State providing a boost to a community that has been shattered by war. UNMISS  

29 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 »

AFGHANISTAN / 1000 CLASSROOMS PROJECT

Rabia Balkhi school is one of 51 schools that have undergone a complete makeover as part of the 1000 Classrooms Project. Funded by the Government of Japan, the project was implemented by the Ministry of Education with support from UNICEF, benefitting nearly 300,000 students in the city ofKabul. UNICEF

6 Jul 2013 | Read More »

PHILIPPINES / EDUCATION

Six months after Typhoon Bopha took more than 1,000 lives and displaced more than a million people, teaching and learning are taking place again in elementary schools across affected parts of the Philippines. UNICEF

10 May 2013 | Read More »

 

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