22 Jan, 2016

Education in Emergencies Global Consultation: a Common Platform

Education in Emergencies and Protracted Crises – Towards a Strengthened Response As part of broad, global efforts to strengthen the response to education in emergencies and protracted crises, INEE is leading a global consultation to facilitate dialogue and collect inputs from all over the world. This consultation focuses on how to operationalise solutions toward a new platform for global

21 Jan, 2016

Report from Restless Development: How to scale up ambition on youth-led accountability for the SDGs

Checkout this new report on Youth and the Sustainable Development Goals from Restless Development which includes 15 practical recommendations young people and SDG stakeholders can take to scale-up collective ambition in the follow-up and review process. http://restlessdevelopment.org/file/follow-up-and-review-how-to-scale-up-ambition-on-youth-led-accountability-for-the-sdgs-pdf

20 Jan, 2016

UN-Habitat launches international urban design student competition

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From UN-Habitat Kenya, 14 January 2016 – UN-Habitat is launching a competition to promote collaboration between Kenya’s students and their peers elsewhere and to promote the importance of urban design. The competition is being organized in collaboration with Kenya’s Urban Development Department (UDD) and the Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development. It is part

18 Jan, 2016

From peace in the home to peace in the world: make education safe for all via UNRWA

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From UNRWA The annual ’16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign’ led by UN Women concluded in December 2015, but the topic remains relevant all year round. The campaign calls upon activists, governments and United Nations partners to mobilize people and highlight issues relevant to preventing and ending violence against women and girls. The

15 Jan, 2016

Young South Sudanese actors and athletes take on violence, HIV

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From UNFPA Adjumani, Uganda – Weeks after violence erupted in in South Sudan, Mike Marchar fled for his life. He found safe haven in the Ayilo Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda, but lost track of his family. He doesn’t know whether they are still alive. The carnage he witnessed has stayed with him. But there

13 Jan, 2016

UNESCO Online platform to improve learning worldwide is now live

From UNESCO   UNESCO’s International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) has launched the IIEP Learning Portal, an interactive platform designed to help decision-makers worldwide plan for quality education and improved learning outcomes. Bringing together more than 1,000 resources in a searchable database, the IIEP Learning Portal offers—at no cost to users—comprehensive, up-to-date, relevant information on

13 Jan, 2016

Switched On: Youth at the Heart of Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

From ESCAP   The Regional Coordination Mechanism - United Nations Development Group Asia-Pacific Thematic Working Group on Youth, co-chaired by ESCAP and ILO, has produced this report for three main reasons. First and foremost to raise awareness of the importance of youth-related, evidence-based and strategic participatory policymaking, planning and programming. Second, to highlight the current