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11.02.00 – EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES AND TECHNOLOGY

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 »

JORDAN / ZAATARI BACK TO SCHOOL

It's back to school time for thousands of Syrian children at Za'atari refugee camp in northernJordan. After a one-month winter break classes are full again bringing some degree of normality to the lives of children among the camps 70,000 population. UNICEF

27 Feb 2013 | Read More »

UN / WOMEN AND TECHNOLOGY

Women and girls run the risk of being left behind in scientific and technological fields if countries do not put measures in place to address discrimination and change traditional attitudes, the United Nations said today. FILE

7 Jan 2013 | Read More »

UN / WORLD TEACHERS DAY

Some 1.7 million more teachers are needed to achieve universal primary education by 2015, the second of the eight anti-poverty Millennium Development Goals, the heads of various United Nations agencies said today in a joint statement marking World Teachers’ Day. UNTV / FILE

5 Oct 2012 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIA SCHOOLS

UNICEF said today that it is vital to get children back to school at the approaching start of the school year in Syria to give them hope for the future.  CH UNTV

14 Sep 2012 | Read More »

 

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