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Multilingual education is 'absolutely essential,' UNESCO chief says on Mother Language Day
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Monday, 20 February 2017
Multilingual education is 'absolutely essential,' UNESCO chief says on Mother Language Day
Learning languages is a promise of peace, innovation and creativity, and will contribute to the achievement of global development goals, the head of the United Nations agency for culture and education has said, marking International Mother Language Day....
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'Radio provides accessible, real-time medium to bridge divides,' UNESCO says on World Day
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Sunday, 12 February 2017
'Radio provides accessible, real-time medium to bridge divides,' UNESCO says on World Day
Radio has never been so dynamic, engaging and important in the midst of deep change in ways to share and access information, the UN Educational, Scientific and...
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'The world needs science and science needs women,' UN says ahead of International Day
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Thursday, 09 February 2017
'The world needs science and science needs women,' UN says ahead of International Day
'Female engineers and computer programmers wanted,' is the call from a new United Nations report that shows women are increasingly graduating with life s...
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FEATURE: Diplomacy of the conscience – The Holy See at the United Nations
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Monday, 06 February 2017
FEATURE: Diplomacy of the conscience – The Holy See at the United Nations
Ever since 1964, when it was informally accepted to the United Nations General Assembly, the Holy See has had a permanent seat at international discussions and...
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UN confirms destruction of sites in Palmyra, other ancient Syrian cities
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Thursday, 19 January 2017
UN confirms destruction of sites in Palmyra, other ancient Syrian cities
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has confirmed the destruction of Palmyra’s famed tetrapylon and the facade of the...
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