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11.05.00 – EDUCATIONAL PERSONNEL AND POPULATION

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 »

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 »

BOSINA / ROMA TEEN PREGNANCY SWOP ADVANCER

Almost half of young Roma women are married before 18 and nearly one third become pregnant while still adolescents. Motherhood can end their education, diminish their job prospects, and keep them from becoming  productive members of society. The State of the World's Population Report will be launched Wednesday inGeneva. UNFPA

29 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 »

UN / POPULATION

The current world population of 7.2 billion is projected to increase by 1 billion over the next 12 years and reach 9.6 billion by 2050, according to a United Nations report launched today (13 June), which points out that growth will be mainly in developing countries, with more than half in Africa. UNTV

13 Jun 2013 | Read More »

MAURITANIA/MALIAN REFUGEES

The Mbera camp in Mauritaniais home to 74,000 refugees from Mali, more than half are under 18. Many of the children have been in the camp for more than a year and their needs are great. UNICEF

20 May 2013 | Read More »

SOMALIA / FGM

A campaign against Female Genital Circumcision (FGM) in Somalia has brought in religious scholars and leaders to emphasize that religion does not support the cutting of body parts. UNICEF

7 Mar 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 »

MADAGASCAR / CYCLONE

Every year,Madagascarhas to face several tropical cyclones. In February 2012, cyclone Giovanna has destroyed over 1,400 classrooms in the districts of Brickaville and Vatomandry in theEasternCoastof the island. UNICEF

20 Feb 2013 | Read More »

 

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