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In Afghanistan, attacks against schools have tripled in one year
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
In Afghanistan, attacks against schools have tripled in one year
The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said on Monday that much greater protection for educational facilities was needed across Afghanistan where attacks against schools have increased three-fold in just one year. The call coincides with the third International Conference on Safe Schools, taking place this week in Mallorca, Spain....
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FROM THE FIELD: Balancing Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
FROM THE FIELD: Balancing Morocco’s indigenous culture and conservation
The delicate balance between indigenous farming practices and conservation in Morocco is under threat, but according to the UN, local communities in the Wester...
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Partnership key to ensuring all children can access education – senior UN officials
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Friday, 02 February 2018
Partnership key to ensuring all children can access education – senior UN officials
Stressing the importance of quality education for the future of young people and children, senior United Nations officials, including the head of its education...
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Preserving intangible culture for future generations
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Monday, 15 January 2018
Preserving intangible culture for future generations
The traditional Assyk games of Kazakhstan and Italy’s culinary art of the Neapolitan ‘Pizzaiuolo’ are two of the newest elements inscribed on the United Nation...
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UNESCO chief 'deeply regrets Israel's decision to withdraw from agency
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Thursday, 28 December 2017
UNESCO chief 'deeply regrets Israel's decision to withdraw from agency
The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) voiced “deep regret” on Thursday over Israel's decision ...
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