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UNAI Quiz: Good faith

The United Nations is based on the principle of good faith regarding the obligations assumed by its Members. This is the second of the principles stated in article 2 of the United Nations Charter. Take the UNAI Quiz about this principle!

Meet our volunteer translator: Soumia

UNAI has been working over the past few months with a number of online volunteer translators who have made a valuable contribution to broadening the multilingualism of United Nations public information by making the UNAI website more accessible to speakers of different languages. This week we feature Akhenaton, who helps with the UNAI website in Arabic

UNAI Quiz: Sovereign equality

The United Nations is based on the principle of the sovereign equality of all its Members. This is the first of the principles stated in article 2 of the United Nations Charter. Take the UNAI Quiz about this principle!

Meet our volunteer translator: Akhenaton

UNAI has been working over the past few months with a number of online volunteer translators who have made a valuable contribution to broadening the multilingualism of United Nations public information by making the UNAI website more accessible to speakers of different languages. This week we feature Akhenaton, who helps with the UNAI website in French

UNAI Quiz: United Nations Charter

Universities understanding the value of the United Nations Charter can use educational tools to fulfill the principles laid out in the document and inspire their students to promote them as well. The tenth and last UNAI principle is "United Nations Charter - A commitment to the principles inherent in the United Nations Charter". Take the UNAI Quiz about this principle!

Meet our volunteer translator: Feilin

UNAI has been working over the past few months with a number of online volunteer translators who have made a valuable contribution to broadening the multilingualism of United Nations public information by making the UNAI website more accessible to speakers of different languages. This week we feature Feilin, who helps with the UNAI website in Chinese

UNAI Quiz: Sustainability

Sustainable development requires an integrated approach that takes into consideration environmental concerns along with economic development. The ninth UNAI principle is "Sustainability - A commitment to promoting sustainability through education". Take the UNAI Quiz about this principle!

UNAI Quiz: Peace and Conflict Resolution

The maintenance of global peace and security is a cross cutting issue that is critical to achieving all the Sustainable Development Goals. The eighth UNAI principle is "Peace and Conflict Resolution - A commitment to advancing peace and conflict resolution through education". Take the UNAI Quiz about this principle!

UNAI Quiz: Intercultural Dialogue

Intercultural dialogue entails the sharing of ideas and differences with the intent of developing a deeper understanding of different perspectives and practices. The seventh UNAI principle is "Intercultural Dialogue - A commitment to promoting intercultural dialogue and understanding, and the “unlearning” of intolerance, through education". Take the UNAI Quiz about this principle!

UNAI Quiz: Human Rights

Since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948, the United Nations has gradually expanded human rights law to encompass specific standards for women, children, persons with disabilities, minorities and other vulnerable groups who now possess rights that protect them from discrimination. The sixth UNAI principle is "Human Rights - A commitment to human rights, among them freedom of inquiry, opinion, and speech". Take the UNAI Quiz about this principle!

UNAI Quiz: Access to Higher Education

Higher education enables individuals to expand their knowledge and skills, clearly express their thoughts both orally and in writing, grasp abstract concepts and theories, and increase their understanding of the world and their community. It has also been shown to improve an individual's quality of life. The fifth UNAI principle is "Access to Higher Education - A commitment to the opportunity for every interested individual to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for the pursuit of higher education". Take the UNAI Quiz about this principle!

UNAI Quiz: Global Citizenship Education

Global citizenship is the umbrella term for social, political, environmental, and economic actions of globally minded individuals and communities on a worldwide scale. The term can refer to the belief that individuals are members of multiple, diverse, local and non-local networks rather than single actors affecting isolated societies. The fourth UNAI principle is "Global Citizenship - A commitment to encouraging global citizenship through education". Take the UNAI Quiz about this principle!

UNAI Quiz: Education for all

Education is the basic building block of every society. It is the single best investment countries can make to build prosperous, healthy and equitable societies. Today however, 57 million children remain out of school. Education is not only a right, but a passport to human development that opens doors and expands opportunities and freedoms. The third UNAI principle is "Education for All - A commitment to educational opportunity for all people regardless of gender, race, religion or ethnicity". Take the UNAI Quiz about this principle!

UNAI Quiz: Capacity-building

Capacity-building implies developing and strengthening skills, instincts, abilities, processes and resources that organizations and communities need to survive, adapt, and thrive in a fast-changing world. An essential ingredient in it is transformation generated and sustained over time from within. A transformation that goes beyond performing tasks to changing mindsets and attitudes. The second UNAI principle is "Capacity-building - A commitment to building capacity in higher education systems across the world". Take the UNAI Quiz about this principle!

UNAI Quiz: Addressing poverty

Nearly half of the world’s population currently lives in poverty, lacking access to proper nutrition, clean drinking water, and adequate health services. The first Sustainable Development Goal, SDG 1: No Poverty, includes specific targets to eradicate extreme poverty, and ensure proper access to economic resources for all individuals around the world. The first UNAI principle is "Addressing Poverty - A commitment to addressing issues of poverty through education". Take the UNAI Quiz about this principle!

A Global Citizen and a Champion for Peace

It is sinful for a writer not to think about political subjects… Yevgeny Yevtushenko

Equitable Innovation: The Uncharted Play Effect

This article from Uncharted Play is the final piece in the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) Women in Science, Technology and Innovation series that analyses the gender dimension of Sustainable Development Goal #9: Industry, Infrastructure and Innovation. Leading women inventors of the 21st century were asked to avail themselves for interviews and submit articles highlighting the gender dimension of their work, research or inventions as they relate to SDG #9 and outlining their implications in helping to realize that goal. Please note that the interviews and articles are for discussion, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations.

Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure: How Speaking Engagements Lead to Entrepreneurial Success for Women

This article from Innovation Women is the fourth piece in the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) Women in Science, Technology and Innovation series that analyses the gender dimension of Sustainable Development Goal #9: Industry, Infrastructure and Innovation. Leading women inventors of the 21st century were asked to avail themselves for interviews and submit articles highlighting the gender dimension of their work, research or inventions as they relate to SDG #9 and outlining their implications in helping to realize that goal.

‘Smart’ Apparel for the Future: Functionality vs. Fashion

This mini-biography of Madison Maxey is the third piece in the UNAI Women in Science, Technology and Innovations series that analyses the gender dimension of Sustainable Development Goal #9: Industry, Infrastructure and Innovation. Leading women inventors of the 21st century were asked to avail themselves for interviews and/or submit articles highlighting the gender dimension of their work, research or inventions as they relate to SDG #9 and outlining their implications in helping to realize that goal.

Time Poverty and the Importance of Culturally Relevant Innovations in the Developing World

This mini-biography of Sarah Collins is the second piece in the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) Women in Science, Technology and Innovations series that analyses the gender dimension of Sustainable Development Goal #9: Industry, Infrastructure and Innovation. Leading women inventors of the 21st century were asked to avail themselves for interviews and/or submit articles highlighting the gender dimension of their work, research or inventions as they relate to SDG #9 and outlining their implications in helping to realize that goal.