The 2016 GEM Report is the first of a new 15-year series. It shows that education will not deliver its full potential to catapult the world forward unless participation rates dramatically improve, learning becomes a lifelong pursuit and education systems fully embrace sustainable development.
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My View on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” Student Photo Contest – Applications open from now until September 4th!
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), adopted at the UN Sustainable Development Summit in September 2015, represent an action plan for solving global challenges by 2030. The SDGs comprise a total of 17 goals including: ending poverty in all forms, fighting against inequality and addressing climate change. Continue reading
The International Youth Day will be commemorated tomorrow Friday the 12th of August at Mbagala Zakhem grounds in Temeke region in Dar es Salaam. This year’s theme is “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Production and Consumption” (SDG 12). A high level commemoration will be accompanied with Exhibitions and youths entertainment. The Government of Tanzania along with the United Nations and Several Youth civil society organizations have jointly planned for the event from early morning to midday. The public is invited to the event.
The UN Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) at Vienna has just opened applications for its programme “Women Scholarship for Peace: Global South” .
The Economic Development in Africa Report will be launched tomorrow globally and in Tanzania the pre-launch press conference will take place at ILO conference Hall along Maktaba street in Dar es Salaam from 9:30 a.m to 11:30.
The WFD contest invites children and youth to tell us what they think about the threat of climate change to food security either by designing a poster (5 to 19 years) or producing a video no longer than 1 minute (13-19 years). DEADLINE: 30 September 2016
Press and media accreditation for the Marrakech Climate Change Conference – November 2016 (COP 22/CMP 12) is now open. The deadline for application is 17 October 2016.
The Education Outreach Section of the United Nations Department of Public Information invites young people from around the world between the ages of 15 and 24 to submit 10 -to 15- second videos in English on how the Sustainable Development Goals can build peace.
Within the framework of the International Science Center and Science Museum Day, in November, the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) is collaborating with the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to hold a contest open to college and university students from Africa.