Development
Education
New York, Nov 14 (JEN) Palestinian students attending United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) schools for refugees in the West Bank, Gaza and Jordan are achieving higher-than-average results in international assessments despite their challenging circumstances, a new World Bank report said on Thursday. more
At UN conference, education takes centre-stage in planning for a sustainable future

New York, Nov 11 (JEN) The role education can play in preparing the world's youth for a sustainable future is becoming increasingly relevant, particularly as the planet is set to face growin ...

UN to raise awareness on DNA, computer memories, new drugs

New York, Jan 16 (JEN): It is at the very core of revealing the structure of DNA, fabricating computer memories and designing potent new drugs, but only a tiny fraction of the world’s ...

Terrorism can only be defeated by education: UN

New York, Nov 22 (JEN): Broad based cross-cultural education is crucial to defeating terrorism, much of it fed by religious extremism, since security measures will not succeed alone, former ...

USAID, IRC to launch Pakistan Reading Project

Islamabad, Sept 9 (JEN): The U.S. Agency for International Development has awarded the International Rescue Committee $160 million to implement the Pakistan Reading Project, an extensive edu ...