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Central African Republic

The Central African Republic joined UNESCO on November 11, 1960. The country is covered by the UNESCO Regional Office in Yaoundé, Cameroon. It is home to around 30 schools which are members of the Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet).

The Central African Republic is one of the 35 countries implementing the UNESCO Literacy Initiative for Empowerment (LIFE), a 10-year initiative aimed at achieving the goals of the United Nations Literacy Decade (2003-2012).

The country also participates in the 10-year UNESCO Teacher Training Initiative for sub-Saharan Africa (TTISSA) which will assist the continent’s 46 sub-Saharan countries in restructuring national teacher policies and teacher education.


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NewsEducation, VIH et sida en Afrique centrale : Comment l’école peut-elle agir sur les comportements ? 2006-06-12 11:00 am UNESCO Yaoundé
A just-released report features the findings of the February 2006 regional workshop on HIV and AIDS curriculum development and how schools can have an impact on behaviors.

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