26 Oct, 2015

Climate and sustainable development at the top of agenda at 9th UNESCO Youth Forum

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On Monday 26 October 2015, the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum opened at the Organization’s Paris Headquarters, with the participation of hundreds of young women and men coming from all regions of the world. Before the Opening Session itself, the Director-General of UNESCO, in the presence of H.E. Mr Hao Ping, President of the 37th General

26 Oct, 2015

“Enough pain” – A Syrian refugee girl pleads for dignity | UNICEF

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“Enough... enough pain.” 15-year-old Syrian refugee Shaimae is crossing the Serbian border into Croatia with her mother and sisters. They are heading to Germany in the hopes of starting a new life. With a tear-filled plea about the deep impact fleeing has had on her, she says: “We just need someone to understand us, to