Development
Education
New York, June 19(Just Earth News): In a historic first, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has appointed 19-year-old Muzoon Almellehan, who has been advocating for girls' education since fleeing war-torn Syria in 2013, as its newest – and youngest – Goodwill Ambassador. more
UNESCO launches first-ever policy guide on Holocaust education and genocide prevention

New York, Apr 25(Just Earth News): The United Nations educational and cultural agency has launched a first-ever policy guide for education on the Holocaust and, more broadly, genocide and ma ...

Spread of literacy among women highlighted in UNESCO anniversary global review

New York, Apr 22(Just Earth News): The increase in reading and writing proficiency among women is a result of the significant up tic in their enrolment and completion of primary education ov ...

INTERVIEW: ‘Act now,’ or by 2130, millions could be graduating from schools without even basic education, warns UN envoy

New York, Apr 21(Just Earth News): The ground-breaking, United Nations-backed International Finance Facility for Education is vital to ensure that half of the world’s children don’t miss ...

UN global assessment on higher education reveals disturbing disparities

New York, Apr 20(Just Earth News): Noting the lack of sufficient institutions to cater to the growing demand for higher education as well as increasing disparities in its access, the United ...

INTERVIEW: Space technology can help create a better world – Simonetta Di Pippo, UN Office for Outer Space Affairs

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 i ...

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 ...