Building Intercultural Competences In Costa Rica

workshop_sanjose_march2018.jpg © UNESCO In cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Youth of Costa Rica, Parque La Libertad, the Costa Rican National Human Rights Institution and the Spanish Cultural Centre in Costa Rica, UNESCO conduct...Read More

Caribbean Tests Tsunami Alert System

13 March 2018 Countries bordering the Caribbean will hold an exercise aiming to assess and update their tsunami preparedness. Known as Caribe Wave 18, the exercise will test the early warning systems established for tsunami and other coasta...Read More

Working Together For The Health And Welfare Of Humankind

61st session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs 12 March 2018 –1. We, the Heads of the International Narcotics Control Board, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the World Health Organization are committed to support our Membe...Read More

Recommendations By UN Sustainable Development Goal’s Steering Committee For Education

12 March 2018 The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) – Education 2030 Steering Committee has issued recommendations focusing on financing education as a public good, strengthening national ownership and addressing data gaps as part of its w...Read More

UNESCO Celebrates Incredible Talents Of Artistes With Disabilities In Asia-Pacific

news_090318_true_colors.jpg © True Colours 09 March 2018 UNESCO and The Nippon Foundation in cooperation with other partners are organizing an Artistes Open Dialogue in the framework of the True Colours Festival, the Asia-Pacific Festival o...Read More

Gender Equality Must Be At The Core Of ‘Health For All”

International Women’s Day Statement by WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus 7 March 2018 –On this International Women’s Day, we imagine a world where every woman and girl has access to quality and affordable health care, a wor...Read More

UNESCO GCC And Yemen Office Celebrates International Women’s Day 2018 In Qatar

As part of UNESCO’s efforts to promote gender equality, UNESCO GCC and Yemen Office will organize several events for International Women’s Day 2018. International Women’s Day is celebrated on 8 March every year, a date recognized by the Uni...Read More

Gender Differences In Poverty And Household Composition Through The Life-cycle a Global Perspective

This paper uses household surveys from 89 countries to look at gender differences in poverty in the developing world. In the absence of individual-level poverty data, the paper looks at what can we learn in terms of gender differences by lo...Read More

Experts Discuss How To Measure Services Trade In The Digital Age

Andreas Maurer, Chief of International Trade Statistics at the WTO,described efforts currently under way among international agencies to enhance measurement of digital trade. He underlined how current statistics address elements relevant fo...Read More

The Challenges Of The DarkNet Adresssed In The Philippines With The Support Of IFAP

news_010318_philippines.jpg © UNESCO 01 March 2018 The Department of National Defense, in coordination with the Department of Foreign Affairs, conducted this week a workshop on “Dealing with the DarkNet: Measures to Prevent Violent Extremis...Read More

Statement For Rare Disease Day

28 February 2018 | GENEVA –The vision of the Sustainable Development Goals is a world in which no one is left behind, including people who suffer from rare diseases. Just because a disease affects a small number of people does not make it i...Read More

UNODC And UNESCO Join Up To Promote The Rule Of Law Through Education

unodc-unesco_-_rule_of_law_through_education-rawpixel-shutterstock-news.jpg Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock.com 26 February 2018 UNESCO and UNODC have announced the launch of a new partnership to provide Global Citizenship Education in response t...Read More