$248 USD million pledged to GEF climate fund for most vulnerable countries

New financing for Least Developed Countries Fund sends strong signal of commitment as Paris talks get underway Eleven donors have pledged close to $250 USD million in new money for adaptation support to the most vulnerable countries on the planet giving a welcome boost to the start of the climate talks here in Paris. Canada, […]

Paris #ClimateChange Conference opens with unprecedented call by governments and businesses to end fossil fuel subsidies

An unprecedented coalition of close to 40 governments, hundreds of businesses and influential international organisations has called today for accelerated action to phase out fossil fuel subsidies, a move that would help bridge the gap to keep global temperature rise below 2°C. On the opening day of the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21), New […]

‘Whole System’ Approach Needed to Cut #Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Experts Say at Climate Meeting

Appropriate Management of Natural Resources at Centre of Solutions to Climate Change, Says International Resource Panel Decoupling economic growth from escalating resource use should be an integral part of climate policy, according to a group of the world’s most renowned natural resources scientists.  As nations gathered at COP21 in Paris for their first day of […]

Three #UN agencies join forces to boost #education of adolescent girls and young #women

  The heads of UNESCO, UNFPA and UN Women sealed a partnership to empower adolescent girls and young women through education, by signing a joint programme agreement at the headquarters of the United Nations Population Fund in New York. The agreement was signed today by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin […]

23rd @EUROCLIO Annual Conference

    23rd EUROCLIO Annual Conference “Remembering the Difficult Past through History and Heritage Education” Calling for Registrations, Workshop Proposals & Offers Exciting Programme with Key Note Speeches by Prominent Historians, Minister For Education, Partnerships across Northern Ireland & Europe and many more…   19-24 March 2016, Belfast   Conference offers much more: The conference […]

Daugther For Life Foundation

EDUCATE HER FOR A BETTER FUTURE www.daughtersforlife.com Daughters for Life Foundation (DFL) is a registered Canadian charity that provides; Scholarships, Awards, and Fellowship programs to aspiring young women from the Middle East, irrespective of ethnicity or religious affiliation. DFL believes that empowering young women through quality education is the key to long lasting peace in the […]

UNESCO’s Director-General awards first @UNESCO-Japan Prize on #Education for #SustainableDevelopment

The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, awarded the UNESCO-Japan Prize on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) to Asociación SERES from Guatemala and El Salvador, Jayagiri Centre from Indonesia and rootAbility from Germany, in a ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on 5 November. This was the first edition of the prize, which was created in 2014 to honour outstanding efforts of individuals, institutions […]

The Generation Forum

Introduction Unlike the olden days where students flock to the library to study and gain information, now it is just right at their fingertips. Based on ‘The Future of Education’ survey by Millennial Branding and Internships.com, the study revealed that 50% of students don’t need a physical classroom and 39% of them view the future […]

The #globaleducation community adopts and launches #Education 2030 Framework for Action

The Education 2030 Framework for Action (FFA) was adopted and launched at a high-level meeting, held alongside the 38th UNESCO General Conference at the Organization’s Headquarters on 4 November. “Today, with the Education 2030 Framework for Action, Governments from across the world have agreed on how to translate a promise on paper to change on the […]

Global Response to Climate Change Keeps Door Open to 2º C Temperature Limit #COP21

New UN Report Synthesizes National Climate Plans from 146 Countries An unprecedented world-wide effort is underway to combat climate change, building confidence that nations can cost effectively meet their stated objective of keeping a global temperature rise to under 2 degree C. A report released today by the UNFCCC secretariat, assessing the collective impact of over […]

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