World Urban Forum – UNESCO Demonstrates Multi-pronged Approach To Resilient Cities

focus_malaysia_kl_shutterstock_613645655.jpg Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia © Shutterstock.com 16 February 2018 By 2050, the world will be two-thirds urban, placing cities at the frontline of global challenges and opportunities.  Migration is a maj...Read More

UNESCO And EUAM Cooperate To Train Law Enforcement Officers In Ukraine On Freedom Of Expression And Safety Of Journalists

news_160218_ukraine.jpg © UNESCO 16 February 2018 UNESCO organized for the first time with the European Union Advisory Mission (EUAM) in Ukraine a training for law enforcement officers on freedom of expression and safety of journalists in K...Read More

UNESCO Rolls Out First African MOOC On Freedom Of Expression And Safety Of Journalists

news_140218_mooc.jpg © UNESCO 14 February 2018 UNESCO and the Centre for Human Rights of the University of Pretoria recently rolled out the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on freedom of expression, access to information and safety o...Read More

Strengthening Quality Assurance In Higher Education In Senegal (in French)

assurancequalitesenegal.jpg © UNESCO Afin de renforcer les systèmes de l’enseignement supérieur africains, l’UNESCO a lancé le projet « Renforcer l’assurance qualité dans l’enseignement supérieur en Afrique ». La cérémonie officielle de lan...Read More

Culture Is At The Core Of City Recovery Say UNESCO And World Bank At World Urban Forum

medellin.jpg Medellin © Kristel_Segeren/Shutterstock 14 February 2018 Today across the globe, sixty-six million people are displaced, with one-third of them living in cities. These numbers are expected to grow significantly because of the i...Read More

UNESCO Launches Flagship Initiative To Revive The Spirit Of Mosul

infocus_iraq_reconstruction03.jpg The Immaculate Church, Bakhdida, Iraq © UNESCO 14 February 2018 On the occasion of the International Conference on the Reconstruction of Iraq, held in Kuwait City from 12 to 14 February, UNESCO Director-Gen...Read More

Director-General Addresses 6th World Government Summit In Dubai

dg-aa-world-govt-summit.gif © World Government Summit 14 February 2018 UNESCO Director-General, Audrey Azoulay, underscored the need for dialogue and collective problem solving as she addressed an international audience of leaders at the 6t...Read More

Tackling Crime And Violent Extremism, UNODC And UNESCO Join Forces To Promote a Culture Of Lawfulness Through Education

Vienna, 13 February 2018 – UNODC and UNESCO announced today a new project focussed on educating youth on a culture of lawfulness to provide educational responses to meet some of the world’s most pressing rule of law challenges. The ‘Initiat...Read More

How Will You ‘Love The Ocean’? Take One Action For Your Ocean This Valentine’s Day!

Show us your commitment to your ocean (and your health) – this Valentine’s day the Sea Change team are asking everyone to pledge one action to #LovetheOcean and encourage others to do the same by sharing your love across social media. It’s ...Read More

UNESCO Prioritizes Education And Culture In The Reconstruction Of Iraq

12 February 2018 The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, will carry out her first visit to the Arab Region from 13 to 14 February on the occasion of the International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq, which will take place ...Read More

UNESCO Briefs Global Network Initiative On Internet Indicators

news_080218_iu.jpg © UNESCO 09 February 2018 The board of the Global Network Initiative (GNI) meeting in Paris on Friday 9 February heard an appeal from UNESCO to take part in the current consultation about Internet indicators. GNI is a lea...Read More

UNESCO/Jikji Memory Of The World Prize Call For Nominations

news_080218_jikji.jpg © UNESCO 08 February 2018 UNESCO is now receiving nominations for the 7th edition of  the UNESCO/Jikji Memory of the World Prize. Member States, in consultation with their National Commissions, as well as to internatio...Read More