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New York, July 9 (JEN): The importance of quality data and cutting edge information communication technologies (ICTs) is increasingly critical to the shaping of the future sustainable development agenda, the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) confirmed today. more
Education 'essential to vision of a life of dignity for all,' says Ban at Norway summit

New York, July 8 (JEN) The Oslo Summit on Education for Development is a chance to reaffirm the human right to education, an opportunity to mobilize political commitment, and “our mome ...

Globsyn Business School in association with AIMA, CMA organize 41stNational Competition for Young Managers

Kolkata, July 7 (JEN): Globsyn Business School, a business management institution, in association with All India Management Association (AIMA) and Calcutta Management Association (CMA), orga ...

Global education targets at risk amid surge in out-of-school numbers, says UN report

New York, July 7 (JEN) The number of out-of-school children and adolescents around the world has risen to worrying levels, dealing a potential blow to education targets aimed at achieving un ...

UNICEF and Gucci celebrate education successes across Africa and Asia

New York, Jun 4 (JEN): The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is celebrating its longstanding partnership with luxury goods brand Gucci and marking a decade of successes in bring ...

Webster University woos Indian students, ties up with CU

Kolkata, Apr 14 (JEN) America's Webster University, a private, nonprofit, accredited university with a campus in Thailand, is wooing students from India to experience the US educational syst ...

UN expert warns African governments against privatizing basic education

New York, Feb 13 (JEN) Free, quality basic education is a fundamental human right for all, and governments must not delegate this responsibility to the private sector, the United Nations Spe ...

Palestinian students in UN relief agency schools meet with success in face of adversity

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 ...

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 ...