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244M children won’t start the new school year

244M children won’t start the new school year
09/01/2022

As the new school year begins in many parts of the world, new UNESCO data shows that 244 million children and youth between the ages of 6 and 18 worldwide are still out of school. Audrey Azoulay, Director-General, calls for collective mobilization to ensure that the right of every child to access…
Leaving No Child Behind – Global Report on boys’ disengagement from education

Leaving No Child Behind – Global Report on boys’ disengagement from education
04/21/2022

Equal education opportunities benefit both girls and boys and the broader society. While girls continue to face severe disadvantages and inequalities in education, the report shows that boys face similar and different challenges, that they also need support. Supporting boys does not mean that girls…
Nomination for UNESCOs Intangible Cultural Heritage: Traditional Irrigation in Europe

Nomination for UNESCOs Intangible Cultural Heritage: Traditional Irrigation in Europe
03/31/2022

The extensive knowledge regarding Traditional Irrigation is to become part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO – A multinational nomination of Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland for the "Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of…
2021 International Day of the Girl

2021 International Day of the Girl
10/11/2021

"Digital generation. Our generation: Learning in the era of COVID-19"The gender digital divide has meant that many girls have missed out on education in the last year. More men than women have access to the internet in most regions of the world.