UNESCO Makes Case for Investing in Education at 3rd Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa

The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, will take part in the Third Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where world leaders will seek to raise funds for achieving the sustainable development goals that will be adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in September. In Addis Ababa, the Director-General will promote […]

$2.3 Billion Required to Send Children to School in War-Torn Countries

Français A new paper by UNESCO’s Education For All Global Monitoring Report (EFA GMR) shows that 34 million children and adolescents are out of school in conflict-affected countries.  The most vulnerable are the hardest hit: the poorest are twice as likely to be out of school as their counterparts in peaceful countries. The paper shows […]

Physical Education for Healthier, Happier, Longer, and More Productive Living

The time children and adults all over the world spend engaging in physical activity is decreasing with dire consequences on their health, life expectancy, and ability to perform in the classroom, in society and at work. In a new publication, Quality Physical Education, Guidelines for Policy Makers, UNESCO urges governments and educational planners to reverse this trend, […]

Second UNESCO Forum on Global Citizenship Education (GCED) Building Peaceful and Sustainable Societies: Preparing for Post-2015

  Download final report here On the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of UNESCO Second UNESCO Forum on Global Citizenship Education (GCED) Building peaceful and sustainable societies: preparing for post-2015 In support of the UN Secretary-General’s Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) 28-30 January 2015, Room XI, UNESCO HQ, Paris Organized by the Division of Education […]

Global Education Magazine: International #Volunteer Day

Download here Global Education Magazine – International Volunteer Day . “All that is not given is lost” Indian Proverb .. The Ecological and Social Footprint: A Challenge for Global Citizenship La huella ecológica y social: un desafío para la ciudadanía mundial Javier Collado Ruano, Director of Edition   International Volunteer Day, Salimatou Fatty Interview with Ms. […]

Aichi-Nagoya Declaration on Education for Sustainable Development: Shaping the Future We Want

Shaping the Future We Want UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014) FINAL REPORT   This Report comes at a critical time as UN Member States prepare to conclude negotiations on the global post-2015 agenda and launch a set of sustainable development goals. Deep economic and social inequalities, environmental degradation, biodiversity loss, disruption caused by […]

Interview with Dr. Katherine Müller-Marin, Representative of UNESCO to VietNam

Javier Collado Ruano (JCR): Dr. Katherine Müller-Marin is a native of Costa Rica who began her career as the Curriculum Planning Director at the Distance Teaching University of Costa Rica. She went on to serve at the Costa Rican Ministry of Planning and Economic Policy in Institutional Strengthening and Reengineering. She holds a Master’s degree […]

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