New York: Now is the time to “think beyond COVID-19” to reimagine education and realize the goal of providing all students with access to quality learning, UN agencies and their partners said on Monday in a joint statement to mark World Teachers’ Day.
Kolkata/IBNS: On the occasion of the forthcoming International Day of Peace 2020 on September 21, Graduate Women International (GWI) aims to remind its Member States of their commitment to women and as means to building sustainable peace, said Shyamashree Sen.
New York/IBNS: Against the backdrop of India’s famed “pink city” of Jaipur, the world’s largest literature festival hosted the UN’s top representative in the country on Monday, who told audience members attending a special session on the climate emergency, that the Organization is working flat out to slow the pace of damaging climate change.
New York, June 29 (IBNS): Indian actress Sheena Chohan has been awarded the prestigious Human Rights Hero Award at the United Nations in New York for her work enlightening more than 36 million people about their human rights.
New York, Feb 20 (IBNS): A child’s “real passport” to the future – education – should be stamped in the classroom, not at a border checkpoint, UN Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown said on Tuesday.
New York, Dec 8 (IBNS): For the first time, more than half of the world’s population of nearly 8 billion will be using the internet by the end of 2018, the United Nations telecommunications agency announced on Friday.
New York, Mar 3 (JEN): Updated data reveals that some 263 million – one-in-five – children, adolescents and youth worldwide are out school, a figure that has barely changed over the past five years, according to a new United Nations cultural agency report.
Kolkata, Apr 26 (IBNS): The United Nations Global Compact kicked off its two-day event on Wednesday, bringing together over 300 leaders from business, finance, civil society, government and the UN in New Delhi for its regional flagship event Making Global Goals Local Business - India.
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IBNS): Mumtaz Ali,also known as Sri M, who is a spiritual guide and a social reformer has been invited by the United Nations to participate in the meeting on the role of religious leaders from the Asia-Pacific region in preventing incitement to violence that could lead to atrocity crimes held on Dec 6-7, Bangkok, Thailand.