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Russian Federation

The Russian Federation joined UNESCO on April 21, 1954. Moscow hosts a UNESCO Office and the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE), established in 1997. The Russian Federation boasts no less than 37 UNESCO Chairs, and 160 of its schools participate in the Associated Schools Project Network (ASPnet).

It also has two member institutions within the network of the UNESCO International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (UNEVOC).


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The report also provides methods for comparing the equity of countriesí education and demonstrates the application of the framework in 16 of the largest or the most populous countries around the world. These include three countries in Africa (Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa), five in Asia (Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia and Pakistan), five in Latin America (Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru), along with Canada, the Russian Federation and the United States.

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