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Meetings & Events

Education Disrupted, Education Transformed

30 Jun 2020

As the UN marks its 75th anniversary with a global dialogue on its future, the international community faces a looming education crisis that threatens to reverse decades of progress in expanding learning opportunities worldwide. The Organization

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The Secretary-General's Global Initiative on Education aims to achieve quality, relevant and inclusive education for every child.

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A one-day, high-level online conference, in the presence of Heads of State and Government, Ministers of Education, the United Nations Secretary-General and UNESCO Director-General to endorse global commitments to address hate speech, both on- and offline, through education.

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"Now we have better access to education, but we do not have necessarily quality" says Mrs. Holly Gordon, Executive Director, 10x10: The Girls Education Project. Mrs Gordon answers the following questions: What can be

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Statement by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at the Secretary-General's Global Initiative on Education. The initiative aims to achieve quality, relevant and inclusive education for every child.

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Meetings & Events

Educating against Racism

29 Oct 2020

The United Nations will host a discussion entitled "Educating against Racism" on 29 October at 10:00 a.m. EDT. The programme will explore how education and educators can challenge racism and prejudice - legacies of histories of oppression, atrocity

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News & Features

To Educate a Girl

25 Jul 2012

In 2000, 110 million children in the world were not in school—two thirds of them were girls.

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UN in Action

Pakistan: Girls' Education

10 May 2011

The Pakistan floods of 2010 have destroyed countless schools throughout the country. But the rebuilding has presented an opportunity for change in traditional attitudes towards girls' education. UNIA Programme # 1294 Transcript (pdf): http://ww

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News Stories

Food for education

11 Nov 2019

On her way to the International Conference on Population and Development in Nairobi, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed visited a school in Kenya where she supported an initiative that brings meals to African schools.

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"The private sector has a relentless focus on innovation and this is something that the education sector needs. They can act as catalyst for massive transformation" says Rebecca Winthrop, Senior Fellow and Director, Cen

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