All Updates

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11 Oct 2018 description

Since the Indian Ocean Tsunami of 26 December 2004, much progress has been made in establishing IOC-coordinated regional tsunami early warning and mitigation systems in the Indian Ocean, Caribbean and Northeast Atlantic & Mediterranean. The systems complemented the one that had been operational in the Pacific since 1965. “We continue, however, to face very significant challenges”, said Dr. Vladimir Ryabinin, “and we extend our deepest sympathies to the communities devastated by the tragic earthquake and tsunami in Sulawesi.”

05 Oct 2018 description

Le 5 octobre 2018 --- Le violent conflit qui sévit au Yémen porte gravement atteinte à l'éducation de millions d'enfants à travers le pays et a de lourdes conséquences sur les enseignants.

05 Oct 2018 description

October 5, 2018 --- The violent conflict in Yemen is severely affecting the education of millions of children throughout the country and takes a heavy toll on teachers.

The war has pushed at least half a million children out of school since 2015, and another 3.7 million are at risk of missing this school year if teachers are not paid.

30 Sep 2018 description

Uganda hosts almost 1.4 million refugees, a number expected to increase by the end of 2018. The constant influx of refugees has affected the education sector, while ethnic tensions amongst certain tribal groups have resulted in violence in schools.

27 Sep 2018 description

Children, women and men fleeing conflict, persecution and natural disasters around the world. These powerful images have made countless headlines over the last few years and are still at the forefront of major global political, economic and moral discussions.

As refugees arrive in their host countries to rebuild their lives, access to education is not only essential, but it is their right. States must adapt their education systems to the arrival of newcomers and ensure that no one is denied their right to access quality education.

Maps & Infographics

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Jobs

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12 Oct 2018 description
job Closing date: 29 Oct 2018 UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Background and Context

UNESCO is the specialized agency of the United Nations with a mandate in education, science, culture, communication and access to information. It is one of the largest players in culture and cultural heritage in Afghanistan and supports the government in its endeavor to preserve the country’s heritage and promote nation-building.

04 Oct 2018 description
job Closing date: 17 Oct 2018 UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Location: UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France

Unit: Partnerships, Communication and Meetings, Culture Sector, UNESCO
Type of contract: Internship (Unpaid)
Application deadline: 17 October 2018
Duration: 6 months

01 Oct 2018 description
job Closing date: 19 Oct 2018 UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Title:

Programme Manager Cultural Development

Domain:

Culture

Grade:

P3

Organizational Unit:

CLT/DOH

Duty Station:

Doha, Qatar

Type of contract:

Duration:

Project Appointment (PA)

Duty station/location may change in the course of the PA contract should the security conditions allow for the relocation to Yemen.

01 Oct 2018 description
job Closing date: 19 Oct 2018 UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Title:

Programme Manager for Conservation (Architecture)

Domain:

Culture

Grade:

P3

Organizational Unit:

CLT/DOH

Duty Station:

Doha, Qatar

Type of contract:

Duration:

Project Appointment (PA)

Duty station/location may change in the course of the PA contract should the security conditions allow for the relocation to Yemen