NEW YORK, USA, 28 February 2011- This week the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) convenes a meeting at the United Nations Headquarters in New York entitled, “Partnering with the philanthropic community to promote education for all.”
VIDEO: 24 February 2011 – UNICEF correspondent Priyanka Pruthi reports on UNICEF’s flagship publication, ‘The State of the World’s Children 2011,’ which is dedicated to investing in the development of adolescents to help break the cycles of poverty and inequity.
NEW YORK, USA, 24 February 2011 – Mohamed, 17, and Hassan, 16, stand in a queue in front of the International Organization for Migration in Haradh, Yemen. The two Ethiopian boys are among the thousands of migrants that have been stranded in the country since last year.
NEW YORK, USA, 25 February 2011 – This week UNICEF launches the State of the World’s Children Report. This year’s report entitled Adolescence. An Age of Opportunity focuses on the 1.2 billion young people around the world aged ten to nineteen. The vast majority of them live in developing countries and face a unique set of challenges and opportunities.
NEW YORK, USA, 3 February 2011 – At the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) held recently in Davos, Switzerland, leaders from business, politics, academia and other fields met to discuss solutions for pressing global challenges, including the challenge of achieving universal, quality education.
Join the online discussion on Education: Closing the Gap which will be held from 1 February to 4 March, organized by the Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the UN Development Group’s MDG-Net forum.