Daily Archives: 14 February 2017

14 Feb, 2017

On Valentine’s Day, say #IDONT

From UNFPA “I’ve been married for five years – since I was 12 – but I haven’t gone to live with my husband yet,” said Rupali Kurmi, from Kapilvastu district, in Nepal. “That’s happening in about three weeks’ time.” This Valentine’s Day, for its annual #IDONT campaign, UNFPA is partnering with artists to raise awareness

14 Feb, 2017

UNESCO launches a Student Information Management System (SIMS) in Iraq

Via UNESCO   Baghdad, 12 February 2017 – On 9 February, UNESCO, together with the Ministry of Education of Iraq, launched the piloting of a national Student Information Management System (SIMS). The SIMS aims at providing accurate and up-to-date information on the education system in Iraq, immediately available for effective decision-making. “The piloting of the

14 Feb, 2017

Highlights from Ahmad Alhendawi’s last week as the first-ever Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth

As Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi brings to a close his tenure as the first-ever Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, a position he held since January 2013, see below some of the highlights of his last week at the United Nations. Mr. Alhendawi’s last week at the United Nations was kicked off with the official opening of the