School closures in West and Central Africa triple since 2017

On 26 June 2019, children take part in an emergency attack simulation, as they practice sheltering and evacuation in...

‘We are facing a learning crisis’, UN chief warns on International Youth Day

Schools are “not equipping young people with the skills they need to navigate the technological revolution”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned, in a message released to mark the UN’s International Youth Day.

OSCE continues training seminars on enhancing communication between courts and media in Kazakhstan

Participants gather for a group exercise on using multimedia to reach a larger audience, Borovoye

The World Bank Allocates $200 Million to Boost Basic Education in Rwanda

The Government of Rwanda and the World Bank, on August 1, signed a $200 million financing agreement to improve teacher competency and student retention and learning in basic education (pre-primary through secondary school) in Rwanda.

Tanzania Needs to Urgently Invest in the Health and Education of its Youth – New World Bank Report

Tanzania needs to undertake important and urgent investments to accelerate progress in the health and education of its citizens, especially the youth, if the country is to improve its human capital for sustainable development, according to the latest...

First men on the moon ‘came in peace’ to UN Headquarters ‘for all mankind’

American astronauts Neil Armstrong, Col. Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr. and Col. Michael Collins of Apollo 11,...

UN highlights importance of skills development on World Youth Skills Day


With half of Somaliland children not in school, UNICEF and partners launch education access programme

Rampant unemployment in Somaliland has prompted thousands of young people to leave the...