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...

World Bank, UNESCO Institute for Statistics Join Forces to Help Countries Measure Student Learning

The World Bank and UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS announced a new partnership to help countries strengthen their learning assessment systems, better monitor what students are learning in internationally-comparable ways and improve the breadth...

New Grant Financing to Strengthen Secondary Education in Liberia

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved an International Development Association (IDA) grant of $47 million equivalent for Improving Results in Secondary Education (IRISE) project for Liberia, on July 2.

Countries must make teaching profession more financially and intellectually attractive


Education Above All foundation and UNHCR in partnership to educate 450,000 displaced kids

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser of Qatar, founder of Education Above All (EAA), and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi embarked on a joint mission to Kuala Lumpur to visit projects implemented by UNHCR as part of EAA’s Educate A...