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The Urgent Need for Adequate Investments in Literacy in Africa

Publicado 8 de septiembre de 2013 no picture Biodun Awosusi

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By ‘Biodun Awosusi United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated September 8th as International Literacy Day in 1946. Since then, the day is set aside to promote literacy and investment in education. Literacy, according to UNESCO, is “a human right, a tool of personal empowerment, and a means for social and human development.” It is about learning to read and write. Value of Literacy Literacy is a fundamental human right and the bedrock of lif...


New report! Making Education a Priority in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Publicado 11 de septiembre de 2013 no picture UNICEF Education

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A new report on Education in the Post-2015 Development Agenda has been launched as an outcome of the Global Thematic Consultation. The report offers a summary of the main themes and messages that have emerged from an inclusive and wide-ranging consultation process on education around the world. Equitable, quality education and lifelong learning for all emerged as overarching goals on education for the post-2015 development agenda. The report draws from a variety of platform...


If I was Ban Ki-moon for a month.

Publicado 10 de febrero de 2014 no picture Kwoba @H_Kwoba

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Se registró el día 8 de noviembre de 2013
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If I was Ban for a month, my key priorities would be to eradicate global hunger and extreme poverty, end all brutal killings associated with power and politics and then hold dialogue with terrorists; try and understand what their deal is and find a way of ending their unacceptable behaviors. So if suddenly I found myself at the helm of the United Nations with all the power and influence that come with being the UNSG (United Nations Secretary General), I would make sure the above me...