Costa Rica and Spain laureates...

Oct 9, 2019 by

Paris, 09 October—A Costa Rican project empowering girls from vulnerable backgrounds with digital skills and another from Spain that...

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World Teachers’ Day 2019: UNES...

Oct 2, 2019 by

Paris, 02 October—After launching UNESCO’s Futures of Education initiative at the United Nations General Assembly in New-York in...

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UNESCO warns that, without urg...

Sep 13, 2019 by

Paris, 13 September–New data published today by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) on the world’s out-of-school children...

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Nadia Nadim designated as UNES...

Jul 8, 2019 by

Paris, 08 July—UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay on 5 July named Nadia Nadim, the Afghan-born Danish football striker for the...

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UNESCO and G7 countries raise ...

Jul 4, 2019 by

Paris, 04 July—During their ministerial meeting in Sèvres (France), under the French presidency of the G7 and with the participation...

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UNESCO paper shows governments...

Apr 20, 2017 by

A new policy paper from the Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report and the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP)...

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Close to 69 million new teache...

Oct 5, 2016 by

As UNESCO celebrates World Teachers’ Day on 5 October, new figures show that close to 69 million new teachers are needed to provide...

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2015 ‘year of fear’ for childr...

May 22, 2015 by

The United Nations education envoy told journalists in New York today that “shocking figures” relating to the position of children in...

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