Global coalition of aquariums set to fight plastic pollution

Aquariums all over the world will organise permanent activities in their facilities and will be invited to change their procurement policies, for example in canteens and shops, to eliminate all single use plastic items.

Date: 29 Oct 2018

UNESCO to promote human face of urbanization on World Cities Day, 31 October

UNESCO will welcome mayors, town councilors, artists and urban stakeholders from all over the world to a day-long event at its Headquarters to celebrate and promote human-centred, inclusive and sustainable city management on 31 October, World Cities Day.

Date: 29 Oct 2018

Promoting accountability through information: how open school data can help

The UNESCO Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP-UNESCO) has just published six case studies from Asia and the Pacific to inspire and inform open school data policies in and beyond the region, and to empower citizens to fight corruption in education.

Date: 26 Oct 2018

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: One City at a Time

The case for cities supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is incredibly compelling. Cities generate their own wealth, shape local and often national policies and are spearheading a thrilling new vision of governance for the implementation of the SDGs. Some even say that in this cent...

Date: 26 Oct 2018

UNESCO partners with Twitter on Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018

Twitter has joined UNESCO on Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week 2018, to enhance the global reach and the impact of this flagship initiative led by UNESCO. The two organizations hope that combining their global reach, more impetus can be given to promoting more media and information li

Date: 26 Oct 2018

Media and information literacy is the key for smart and well-informed citizens

The Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week 2018 started today with its Feature Conference, the Eighth International MIL and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Conference, taking place in Kaunas, Lithuania. The Feature Conference is hosted by the Vytautas Magnus University, and is co-organized

Date: 26 Oct 2018

International Day of the Girl: Equipping Girls with Skills and Confidence in the Digital Age

On 11 October at the UN Headquarters, UNESCO joined the celebration of the International Day of the Girl Child.

Date: 19 Oct 2018

International Day of the Girl Child 2018: A Skilled Girlforce Need of the Hour

International Day of the Girl Child 2018 is being observed today i.e. 11th October 2018 across the globe and puts the spotlight on enhancing skillset of girls so they enter the future workforce on equal terms as their male counterparts.

Date: 11 Oct 2018

Protests against Sabarimala ruling rock Kerala

The situation is getting tense with 18 million Hindus, or half of Kerala’s population, threatening to hit the streets

Date: 09 Oct 2018

Credit score could impact employment prospects

A few tips to help you maintain a good credit score to boost your employment prospects

Date: 09 Oct 2018