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11.03.00 – EDUCATIONAL SYSTEMS

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 »

NEPAL / SELENA GOMEZ

Actress, multi-platinum recording artist and UNICEF Ambassador Selena Gomez just returned from a visit toNepal, where she traveled to bring attention to children in need within the country and across the globe. U.S. FUND FOR UNICEF

29 May 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 »

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 »

SOMALIA / UNIVERSITY GRADUATION

With the relative peace enjoyed in Somalia, universities are gaining ground and the youths now have a chance to acquire tertiary education. Over 700 students of SIMAD University were conferred with different degrees with the areas of study including Accountancy, Computer Science, Law, Economics, Statistics and Planning, Sharia As well as Banking and finance, among [...]

7 Dec 2013 | 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 »

CAR / CONFLICT EDUCATION

 Conflict in parts of Central African Republic (CAR) has led to widespread insecurity for school age children.  UNICEF is re-supplying and repairing schools, and helping teachers return to their posts whenever possible, but the most recent wave of violence in the north-west of the country is again putting more strain on an already fragile education [...]

22 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 »

PAKISTAN / BAN WRAP

Visiting Pakistan on the eve of its independence day, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon hailed the country's lead role in UN peacekeeping operations and addressed girls' education and the use of drones. (UNTV/ UNIC)

13 Aug 2013 | Read More »

 

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