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Children become eDNA citizen scientists at Coiba National Park in Panama

On 7 February 2023, amidst a beautiful sunny day and a calm sea, 12 local school children aged 7 to 14 years travelled to Coiba National Park to become citizen scientists for the day. Under the superv[...]
May 31, 2023 , Source: unesconews

Call for Expressions of Interest: Strengthening capacities of media to provide professional, conflict-sensitive online coverage of peace issues at national level in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Deadline: 19 June 2023)

UN agency: UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe, through its Antenna in Sarajevo (hereinafter UNESCO) Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina Deadline: 19 June 2023 (Midnight, C[...]
May 31, 2023 , Source: unesconews
UNESCO supported Battambang to promote Creative Cities Network (UCCN)

UNESCO supported Battambang to promote Creative Cities Network (UCCN)

During the workshop, the UNESCO Phnom Penh office provided an overview of the UCCN programme, its objectives, and examples of activities led by other Creative Cities, while Mr. Sophorn, Director of th[...]
May 26, 2023 , Source: unesconews
Culture as catalyst: new tourism trends explored in the EU-funded project SmartCulTour’s Final Conference in Brussels

Culture as catalyst: new tourism trends explored in the EU-funded project SmartCulTour’s Final Conference in Brussels

The conference tackled the importance of harnessing the power of culture and local values to redefine the visitor experience. As one of the partners within the SmartCulTour consortium, UNESCO played a[...]
May 25, 2023 , Source: unesconews
Regional Early Childhood Care and Education Conference in the Arab States

Regional Early Childhood Care and Education Conference in the Arab States

Background Information The World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) was held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from 14 to 16 November 2022. Organized as a category II intergo[...]
May 25, 2023 , Source: unesconews
Digital frontlines: Analysis of Harmful Content during Elections

Digital frontlines: Analysis of Harmful Content during Elections

On 24 April 2023, as part of the Social Media 4 Peace project funded by the European Union, UNESCO organized a technical virtual technical training on analysis of harmful online content, particularly [...]
May 25, 2023 , Source: unesconews
Empowering Coastal Children: Building Resilience and Awareness in French Schools

Empowering Coastal Children: Building Resilience and Awareness in French Schools

This project seeks to better understand how young children perceive sea level-related hazards, particularly tsunamis, storm surges, and sea level rise. The findings highlight the different levels of p[...]
May 25, 2023 , Source: unesconews
‘We need a bolder agenda to enhance and promote lifelong learning for all.’

‘We need a bolder agenda to enhance and promote lifelong learning for all.’

On 15 May 2023, Mr. Borhene Chakroun assumed his position as interim Director of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL). In an interview, he shares his perspective on the state of lifelong l[...]
May 19, 2023 , Source: unesconews
UNESCO trains teachers in Lebanon with coding and AI skills

UNESCO trains teachers in Lebanon with coding and AI skills

UNESCO, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education of Lebanon, conducted a three-day training on Coding and Artificial Intelligence (AI) from 10 to 12 May aimed at empowering[...]
May 18, 2023 , Source: unesconews
When we give opportunity to young people, they can fly high, says a student of the Pact for Youth

When we give opportunity to young people, they can fly high, says a student of the Pact for Youth

On 17 May 2023, young people from communities in the favelas and outskirts of Rio de Janeiro participated in a graduation ceremony for the capacity-building program within the Pact for Youth project, [...]
May 18, 2023 , Source: unesconews
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