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On their epic journeys, migratory birds connect nations and inspire people, UN says on World Day

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Sanderlings, the small wading birds pictured here, are long-distance migrants, wintering south to South America, South Europe, Africa, and Australia.

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UNESCO supports world leaders in galvanizing coordinated action for girls’ education

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UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay, along with world leaders, notably French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, British Prime Minister Theresa May and Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, called on the international community to do more for girls’ education and “Leave no girl behind.” They reaffirmed their political and financial commitment to undertake individual and collective action to break the barriers to girls’ education by 2030.

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Investing in Social Services and Early Childhood Development in FYR Macedonia

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors, on September 13, approved a USD 33.4 million loan to help advance the social protection and early childhood education and care (ECEC) systems in FYR Macedonia. The Social Services Improvement Project will help address the challenges that are particularly associated with social exclusion of vulnerable groups and the low quality and fragmentation of ECEC and social services.

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More effort needed to improve equity in education

Social background remains the main factor impacting participation in education and learning, and on economic and social outcomes, according to a new OECD report.

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One Year after Hurricane Irma, Save the Children Remains Dedicated to Restoring Early Learning Programs, Helping Children Heal Emotionally

A year after Hurricane Irma’s powerful winds and flood-inducing rains brought mass destruction across Florida, Save the Children remains on-the-ground in the Sunshine State, committed to restoring early learning programs and helping children heal emotionally from the distress of the catastrophic storm.

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Literacy and skills development: International Literacy Day, 8 September 2018

UNESCO will award its Literacy Prizes on 7 September on the eve of International Literacy Day, celebrated every year on 8 September. The theme chosen for 2018 focuses on literacy and skills development.

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Millions of refugee children going without schooling, UNHCR report shows

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Burundi refugee children at Furaha Primary School in Nduta Refugee Camp in western Tanzania, study in a makeshift classroom under the trees.

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Millions of refugee children going without schooling, UNHCR report shows

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Burundi refugee children at Furaha Primary School in Nduta Refugee Camp in western Tanzania, study in a makeshift classroom under the trees.

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Lack of access to clean water, toilets puts children’s education at risk, says UN

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Children wash hands at the canteen of Secondary School No 20 in Toretsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine.

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Remembering slave trade offers chance to raise awareness, ‘oppose all forms of modern slavery’ – UNESCO

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Details from 'Ark of Return,' the permanent memorial in acknowledgement of the tragedy and in consideration of the legacy of slavery and the trans-Atlantic slave trade.