21 Nov, 2013

Malala receives Sakharov Prize 2013, Strasbourg

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On Wednesday 20 November, global education advocate Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Sakharov Prize by the European Parliament, in a ceremony which took place in Strasbourg, France. Malala dedicated her acceptance speech to the “unsung heroes of Pakistan” and to human rights campaigners globally, saying “I am hopeful the European Parliament will look beyond Europe […]

21 Nov, 2013

Winners of the 2013 UNESCO International Essay Contest announced

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The results of the UNESCO International Essay Contest were announced Wednesday 19 November. The six winners were selected from over 15,000 entries from 157 countries. Participants had the opportunity to express their thoughts on the theme “The Power of Culture to Create a Better Future”. For more information on the winner, click here   http://www.un.org/youthenvoy/2013/11/winners-of-the-2013-unesco-international-essay-contest-announced/