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New York, Jan 13 (Just Earth News): The heads of national space agencies, government officials and representatives from the space community worldwide are being challenged to get more women into the aerospace industry. more
INTERVIEW: ‘Education has power to save lives,’ survivors say, ahead of first Tsunami Awareness Day

New York, Nov 5 (Just Earth News): Ahead of the inaugural World Tsunami Awareness Day on 5 November, two survivors of the most devastating tsunami in recent history – a Czech supermod ...

Nearly 69 million new teachers needed to achieve global education goals, UNESCO reports

New York, Oct 5(Just Earth News): On World Teacher's Day, the United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has issued statistics revealing that close to 69 million ne ...

Iraq: UNICEF launches back-to-school campaign to help millions missing out on education

New York, Oct 1(Just Earth News): Iraq: UNICEF launches back-to-school campaign to help millions missing out on education Several weeks before of the start of the new school year, the United ...

UNESCO unveils video on comprehensive sexuality education for young people

New York, Sept 27 (Just Earth News): The United Nations cultural agency on Monday released a new video that outlines how comprehensive sexuality education helps young people develop the know ...

UN chief urges global support for plan to unlock biggest expansion of educational opportunity in history

New York, Sept 19 (Just Earth News): For too long, quality education has been accessible to the privileged few, but as people become more interdependent, quality education and lifelong learn ...

UNESCO study informs policymakers on benefits of adult learning and education

New York, Sept 8 (Just Earth News): Adult learning and education can improve health and well-being, employment opportunities and develop local communities, according to a new report from the ...

On eve of Literacy Day, UN Secretary-General highlights literacy's role in 2030 Agenda

New York, Sept 8 (Just Earth News): On the eve of International Literacy Day, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on governments and their partners, including in the private ...

UN-backed report finds urgent need for greater headway to achieve world education goals

New York, Sept 7 (Just Earth News): There is an urgent need for greater headway in education without which, on current trends, the world will be half a century late for achieving the educati ...

In 10 countries with highest out-of-school rates, 40 per cent of children are not accessing basic education

New York, Sept 1 (Just Earth News): As millions of children around the world prepare to return to school this month, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday highlighte ...