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The Soil
UNAI, launched by the Secretary-General in November 2010, is committed to the “unlearning of intolerance” and to peace and conflict resolution, both expressed through the power of music.
World Humanitarian Summit logo
The World Humanitarian Summit is an initiative of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to improve global disaster preparedness and response. WHS offers opportunities for schools of higher learning and research to collaborate with the United Nations in developing practical application to solve humanitarian challenges.
SIDS, which is a special group of 51 Small Island Developing States and territories with similar development and environmental challenges, are subject to structural vulnerability. UNAI and Handong Global University organized an educators' forum on capacity building in higher education in SIDS countries, on the margins of the Third International Conference on SIDS, in Apia, Samoa.
Leila and Miriam Bouchekouk, from UNAI ASPIRE Chapter East Stroudsburg South High School, have written reflections on their experiences at the 500 Days of Action for the MDGs with Malala and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Malala Yousafzai, the young education advocate from PAkistan, met with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on 18 August, marking 500 days of action until the deadline to reach the Millennium Development Goals, known worldwide as the “MDGs.”
Handong Global University through UNESCO UNITWIN initiative provides an online platform for lecturers to upload their lectures and materials and offers grants for participating lecturers.
Handong Global University, in association with the United Nations Academic Impact, is organizing an international forum focusing on capacity building in education in the Small Island Developing States, on 1 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa. The meeting will take place in conjunction with the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States, which will be held in Apia from 1 to 4 September 2014.
A UNAI – HGU forum, focussing on ““Capacity Building in Higher Education, Energy, and Entrepreneurship for Achieving Sustainable Development in the Small Island Developing States (SIDS),” will take place in Apia, Samoa on 31 August - 1 September 2014.
United Nations 70th anniversary logo
On 24 October 2015, the United Nations will turn 70. To facilitate the observance of UN70, the United Nations has created the “UN70 Logo.” Its use is encouraged for educational and public outreach projects advancing the goals laid down in the United Nations Charter.
Michael Healey is a teacher and Advisor, UNAI ASPIRE, East Stroudsburg South High School, Pennsylvania, USA. In this opinion piece, he discusses the experience of his school's ASPIRE group in promoting a culture of dialogue and inclusion.