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Spotlight Initiative Program: UNESCO moves to end gender-based violence in Nigerian

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At least three (3) out of five (5) females in Nigeria have suffered Gender-based Violence at least once in their lifetime. It has also...
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Ghana joins to mark Book and Copyright Day

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Ghana, on Thursday, April 23, joined the world to virtually mark the World Book and Copyright Day. The day was set aside by...
Children visit the 2019 Nanjing Book Fair in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu province, March 30, 2019. The book fair was held at the Nanjing International Exhibition Center. Photo by Yang Suping, People’s Daily Online

Chinese children’s books get more overseas exposure

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By Zhang He As Chinese children’s literature works and picture books are gaining more and more foreign readers in recent years, international awards in this...
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About 300 million students worldwide out of school due to coronavirus

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The spread of the novel coronavirus over the globe forced almost 300 million students to stay at home, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and...
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Upcoming decade of indigenous languages to focus on users’ human rights

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Participants at a high-level event in Mexico City on indigenous languages issued a strategic roadmap for the Decade of Indigenous Languages (2022-2032) prioritizing the...
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Ghana government takes steps to review the nation’s cultural policy

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The government is taking steps to review the nation’s cultural policy to bring it in tune with changing trends – to provide for the...
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Short advocates formation of Coalition on “Conduct of Public Officers Bill”

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Mr Justice Emile Francis Short, a former Commissioner of the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), has advocated for the formation of...
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Africa should include lessons from slavery in educational curricula

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has urged African countries to consider the inclusion of the lessons from the Trans-Atlantic Slave...
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Namibia and UNESCO Funds Online Forum for Educators

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The Namibian government in conjunction with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)-China Funds-in-Trust (CFIT) on Thursday launched the inter-institutional Kopano Online...
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UN Marks Maiden International Day of Education

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called on all countries to prioritize education as a public good and support it with cooperation, partnerships and...
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Ghana hosts 2018 press freedom celebrations

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Activities marking the global celebrations of this year's World Press Freedom Day opened in Ghana on Wednesday. The event, including conferences, symposia and exhibitions, for...

Education demands contribution of all stakeholders

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Professor Jonathan Fletcher, the Dean of the School of Education and Leadership at the University of Ghana, has said all stakeholders in education have...
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UNESCO Ready To Strengthen Water Security

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has called for the harnessing of the contributions of science and innovation for water security. Mr...

GTA To Boost Potentials Of Bosomtwe Lake

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The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) has unveiled an ambitious plan to increase the tourist attraction of the Bosomtwe Lake, the largest natural fresh water...

Women urged to take up leadership positions in Africa

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How will sub-Saharan Africa achieve its Millennium Development Goals without the required 2.5 million new engineers and technicians as estimated by the United Nations...
Participants at the launch of 2016 International day to end impunity for crimes against journalists

Crimes against journalists to be addressed by African Courts

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The rate of impunity for crimes against journalists remains extremely high worldwide, according to UNESCO figures, which show that since 2006, fewer than 7...
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UNESCO urges African judiciary to protect journalists’ safety, end impunity

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Zulmira Rodrigues, Head of UNESCO Dar es Salaam Office, Representative to Tanzania made the call in the country's safari capital of Arusha when speaking...
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Media Foundation for West Africa welcomes UNESCO’s decison

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The Foundation which described the decision as good news, likened it to ‘a woman giving birth after 13 years of pregnancy’ - indicating global...
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UNESCO citation reveals hypocrisy over Nanjing Massacre

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by Liu Tian Japan, the culprit of the notorious Nanjing Massacre in late 1937 during World War II, on Saturday protested against United Nations...
File photo provided by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) shows the Moore Town Maroon community in Jamaica's Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park. The UNESCO listed Jamaica's Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park as world heritage on July 3, 2015. (Xinhua)

UNESCO lists Jamaica’s Blue and John Crow Mountains as world heritage

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) listed Jamaica's Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park as world heritage on Friday. This marks...

Botswana adopts programs to preserve culture

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Botswana has adopted programs and services that are aimed at preserving, promoting and developing it's culture, the country's Minister of Youth, Sport and Culture...
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58 countries signed onto Learning without fear

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The first ever United Nations (UN) resolution on school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV), ?Learning without fear?, has been signed up by 58 countries. A statement issued...
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Middle East and North Africa children could end up without education

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One in every four children and young adolescents in the Middle East and North Africa region are either out of school or at risk...

DR Congo Pushes Rwandan Rebels Out Of Virunga Park

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The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) army have expelled the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda rebels from Virunga national park,...