North Korea denies sanctions prompted diplomatic thaw

North Korea has broken its silence on the diplomatic thaw with Washington and Seoul, saying it is driving the "peace offensive" and rejecting suggestions that sanctions forced it to the negotiating table.

Date: 21 Mar 2018

Director-General Audrey Azoulay tribute to the late Professor Stephen Hawking

Professor Stephen Hawking was one of the greatest astrophysicists of our time recognized for his seminal work on cosmology and groundbreaking theories on space, notably on black holes and the Hawking Radiation. He was also an inspiration and icon for persons with disabilities around the world.

Date: 20 Mar 2018

Safe journalists, strong democracies and the holistic gender and media agenda at UN Women's CSW62

As part of the United Nation's Commission on the Status of Women (link is external) discussions, UNESCO will hold two panel disussions at the Commission's review theme: "Participation in and access of women to the media, and information and communications technologies and their impact on and use as...

Date: 20 Mar 2018

Access to safe water: Is the green revolution around the corner?

Launch of United Nations World Water Development Report - Nature-based solutions can play an important role in improving the supply and quality of water and reducing the impact of natural disasters, according to the 2018 edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report.

Date: 19 Mar 2018

Launch of United Nations World Water Development Report at 8th World Water Forum

The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, will travel to Brasilia (Brazil) on 19 and 20 March to launch the United Nations World Water Development Report at the 8th World Water Forum. This will be her first visit to Latin America, following trips to Africa and the Middle East.

Date: 19 Mar 2018

Indian Science Congress set to begin on March 17

Imphal, capital of Manipur is all set to host the annual session of the Indian Science Congress for the first time. The Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi will formally inaugurate the 105th session of the congress on Friday. Manipur University will host the science congress.

Date: 16 Mar 2018

Monash Business School offers new Asia-Pacific graduate research scholarships

Monash Business School – one of Australia’s largest specialized Business Schools, ranked among the top schools in the world – is offering two new fully-funded scholarships for Australian and international graduate research students.

Date: 15 Mar 2018

India, France Sign MoU On Mutual Recognition Of Academic Qualifications

Apart from MoU on Mutual Recognition of Academic Qualifications between India and France, 15 MoUs between various institutions of India and France in the areas of Higher Education, Research, Innovation, Faculty exchange, Scientific Cooperation were exchanged

Date: 15 Mar 2018

Maharashtra Kisan Long March, farmers reach Azad Maidan

Over 15,000 farmers of the All Indian Kisan Sabha (AIKS), demanding a complete waiver of loans, along with amendment in crop prices, arrived in Bhiwandi on Friday as part of their 182-km protest walk from Nashik to Mumbai.

Date: 12 Mar 2018

UNESCO celebrates incredible talents of artistes with disabilities in Asia-Pacific

UNESCO and The Nippon Foundation in cooperation with other partners are organizing an Artistes Open Dialogue in the framework of the True Colours Festival, the Asia-Pacific Festival of Artistes with Disabilities taking place on 23-25 March 2018 in Singapore City, Singapore. The Open Dialogue will be

Date: 10 Mar 2018