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New York, June 23 (JEN): While a new United Nations study shows that the global poverty rate could be more than halved if all adults completed secondary school, data show high out-of-school rates in many countries, making it likely that education completion levels will remain well below that target for generations. more
Preserving cultural heritage, diversity vital for peacebuilding in Middle East – UNESCO chief

New York, May 25(Just Earth News): Protecting cultural diversity is vital for peacebuilding in the Middle East, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on Wednesday, pledging sol ...

On World Day, UN agencies urge countering threats to cultural diversity

New York, May 22 (Just Earth News): Cultural diversity – the driving force of change and development – is increasingly under threat, United Nations agencies on Sunday said, reaffirming s ...

Buddha's message of compassion 'timeless' says UN chief on international day

New York, May 10(Just Earth News): Observing the Day of Vesak, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the global community to draw inspiration from the journey of Lord ...

World needs 'soft power' of education, culture, sciences, to combat 'ancient hatreds'– UNESCO chief

New York, May 6(Just Earth News): 'Hard power' can no longer stop conflicts nor the rise of violent extremism and “ancient hatreds” such as antisemitism and racial discrimination, the he ...

Peace, human security at forefront of UN intercultural dialogue forum

New York, May 5 (Just Earth News): The integration of migrants in cities, countering the rise of violent extremism, as well as youth radicalization on the Internet are just some of the is ...

On International Day, UNESCO spotlights power of jazz to promote dialogue among cultures

Washington, May 1 (Just Earth News): Marking International Jazz Day, the United Nations cultural agency today stressed the power of jazz to unite people and its contribution to peace.

UN cultural agency promotes power of youth to preserve cultural heritage

New York, Apr 18(Just Earth News): Young people from around the world on Monday joined United Nations staff and international dignitaries in Changsha, China, to show support for protecting a ...

Watch out for these upcoming artists

Young and dynamic, these artists are here to stay. The contemporary art scene in the country is an exciting one. Many upcoming young artists have redefined the art scene like never before an ...

FEATURE: Cuba's rich musical heritage rooted in African rhythm

New York, Mar 25 (Just Earth News): For over 400 years, more than 15 million men, women and children were the victims of the tragic transatlantic slave trade - one of the darkest chapters in ...