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Secretary-General António Guterres. UN Photo/Violaine Martin (file)
14 August 2017 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the terrorist attack carried out yesterday in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso.
ELS Educational Services, in partnership with the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), invited 60 student essay contest winners from around the world to attend the Many Languages, One World Global Youth Forum in New York City, NY, and the Global Youth Symposium at Northeastern University in Boston, Mass. from 16-26 July, 2017.
Liam Hackett, CEO of Ditch the Label, discusses education strategies for the prevention of violent extremism during this year's Prevention Forum at the United Nations.
Ditch the Label --an international anti-bullying charity working across the UK, US and Mexico that participated in a recent United Nations Academic Impact co-organized ‘Prevention Forum’ — has just published the findings of the largest ever UK study of bullying.
10th International Scientific Conference on "Energy and Climate Change"
The tenth International Scientific Conference on “Energy and Climate Change” will take place at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) on 11-13 October 2017 in Athens, Greece. The conference has been organized by the Energy Policy and Development Centre (KEPA) of NKUA, coordinator of PromitheasNet, under the auspices of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) and the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI).
Ramu Damodaran, chief of the United Nations Academic Impact, addresses the the attendees of this year's IAUP conference in Vienna, Austria. (Photo: imBilde.at)
The International Association of University Presidents (IAUP)’s general assembly took place in Vienna, Austria from 5-8 July 2017. This year’s conference did not only provide IAUP members with a platform to discuss challenges and changes faced by higher education across the globe but also introduced a second conference: the “Young Scientist Conference”. This conference invited scholars from around the world to discuss the topic of sustainability in regard to two special fields: global challenges and mobility of the future.
Many Languages, One World 2017: Meet the Winners: Jimena. Photo: ELS
Jimena Chacon Quesada is a winner of Many Languages, One World® 2017 and will be attending the Many Languages, One World Global Youth Forum in Boston and New York City!
Many Languages, One World 2017: Meet the Winners: Nicholas. Photo: ELS
Nicholas Bloom is a winner of Many Languages, One World® 2017 and will be attending the Many Languages, One World Global Youth Forum in Boston and New York City!
Many Languages, One World 2017: Meet the Winners: Jamilya. Photo: ELS
Jamilya Nurkanova is a winner of Many Languages, One World® 2017 and will be attending the Many Languages, One World Global Youth Forum in Boston and New York City!
A little girl, 1 year old, held by her mother during a medical examination in Ukraine. Ukraine is one of the countries that recorded less than 50 per cent coverage for DTP3 last year. Photo: UNICEF/ Pirozzi
Globally, nearly 13 million infants – almost one in ten – did not receive any vaccinations last year, putting them at serious risk of potentially fatal diseases, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) said today, urging greater efforts to extend the reach of health services.
The third consecutive failed rainy season in East Africa has seriously eroded families' resilience, and urgent and effective livelihood support is required, the United Nations agricultural agency has warned.