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10/12/2021 UNESCO calls for better oversight of private education to reduce inequalities
01/07/2021 UNESCO urges governments to make early childhood education accessible for all
07/06/2021 Despite progress, UNESCO report finds that education inequalities persist in Eurasia
17/05/2021 Don’t Look Away: Over half of LGBTI students in Europe report having been bullied in school
22/02/2021 COVID-19: Two-thirds of poorer countries are cutting their education budgets at a time when they can least afford to
05/11/2020 Don’t forget the disadvantaged, says a new GEM Report urging countries in Latin America and the Caribbean to promote inclusion in education in the face of COVID-19
09/10/2020 UNESCO report illustrates leap forward in girls’ education over past 25 years, now threatened by Covid-19
04/09/2020 UNESCO warns that the funding gap to achieve SDG4 in poorer countries risks increasing to US$ 200 billion annually due to COVID-19 if we do not take urgent action
10/07/2020 COVID-19 threatens to set aid to education back by six years, warns UNESCO
23/06/2020 UNESCO shows 40% of poorest countries failed to support learners at risk during COVID-19 crisis and urges inclusion in education
06/03/2020 Gender gap in primary school enrolment halved over past 25 years
02/12/2019 UNESCO partners with the Arab Campaign for Education for All and the Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights, for the Tunisia launch of its regional report
21/11/2019 First regional edition of UNESCO GEM Report highlights urgency for countries to protect the right to education of migrants and refugees in the Arab States
10/07/2019 UNESCO projections show countries are off track in meeting their education commitments for 2030
05/07/2019 Aid to education falls slightly in 2017, shifts away from primary education
05/07/2019 First ever breakdown shows over half of G7 aid to education goes to achieving gender equality, but results lag
25/06/2019 G7 and UNESCO convene International Conference on girls’ and women’s empowerment through education
20/06/2019 Teachers are struggling to cope with refugee students suffering from trauma
18/12/2018 Brain waste: 1 in 8 immigrants in Europe say the inability to have their qualifications recognized is their greatest challenge
19/11/2018 New UNESCO report shows insufficient progress on including migrants and refugees in national education systems
23/05/2018 Aid to Education Reached All Time High in 2016
07/03/2018 Child marriage allowed in 20 countries impeding the right to education, says UNESCO on International Women’s Day
07/12/2017 New Campaign to Help Citizens Claim their Legal Right to Education
24/10/2017 Don’t just blame the teacher when the system is at fault, says UNESCO
20/06/2017 World poverty could be cut in half if all adults completed secondary education
06/06/2017 The share of aid allocated to education has fallen for the sixth year in a row
27/04/2017 UNESCO paper shows governments not keeping pace with growing demand for higher education
17/01/2017 New UNESCO Report on School Violence and Bullying to be released at International Symposium on issue affecting millions worldwide
12/12/2016 Out of date textbooks put sustainable development at risk
06/10/2016 UNESCO report shows empowering women has huge benefits for the environment
04/09/2016 North Africa Western Asia Press Release
04/09/2016 Sub-Saharan Africa Press Release, Sub-Saharan Africa Press Release
04/09/2016 Sub-Saharan Africa Press Release, Sub-Saharan Africa Press Release
04/09/2016 UNESCO: Education needs to fundamentally change if we are to reach our global development goals
13/07/2016 263 million children and youth are out of school from primary to upper secondary
18/05/2016 NEW: Refugee children are five times more likely to be out of school than others
26/04/2016 Latest aid figures show support to education falls again
18/02/2016 40% don’t access education in a language they understand
27/01/2016 Global learning crisis is costing $129 billion a year
18/01/2016 UNESCO presents new finance model that could triple the availability of textbooks
04/01/2016 UNESCO launches new brand and logo for the Global Monitoring Report
11/10/2015 No country in sub-Saharan Africa has achieved gender parity in both primary and secondary education
11/10/2015 Less than half of countries have achieved gender parity in education
01/07/2015 Out-of-school numbers rise as aid to education falls short of 2010 levels
25/06/2015 $2.3 billion required to send children to school in war-torn countries
28/04/2015 EFA Global Monitoring Report 2012 launch in India: 200 million young people fail to complete primary school and lack skills for work
28/04/2015 Education for All 2000-2015: Only a third of countries reached global education goals
20/04/2015 One third of young people in Sub-Saharan Africa fail to complete primary school and lack skills for work
20/04/2015 Over one quarter of young people in South and West Asia fail to complete primary school and lack skills for work
20/04/2015 One in twelve young people in Latin America and the Caribbean fail to complete primary school and lack skills for work
20/04/2015 Arab States - Twenty percent of young people in the Arab States fail to complete primary school and lack skills for work
20/04/2015 One in twelve of young people in East Asia and the Pacific fail to complete primary school and lack skills for work
20/04/2015 Almost four million young people in Central Asia and Central and Eastern Europe fail to complete primary school and lack skills for work
20/04/2015 $1 invested in youth skills can pay back fifteen-fold in economic growth
20/04/2015 Twenty percent of young New Yorkers out of school and out of work
20/04/2015 Twenty percent of young people in developing countries fail to complete primary school and lack skills for work
20/04/2015 Tipping the balance: Girls out of school halved since 1999
20/04/2015 New report: Pakistan shows slowest progress getting poor girls into school in South & West Asia
20/04/2015 Reaction to the news that the Minister of Women and Children’s Affairs in Ghana has launched a campaign to promote girls enrolment into male dominated technical skills
20/04/2015 Reaction to teacher training changes in the UK
20/04/2015 As we approach 'Malala Day' on 10 November, the Global Monitoring Report reveals that Pakistan scores in the bottom ten of new country rankings for education for poor females
20/04/2015 New celebrity‐led youth campaign launched by the Global Monitoring
20/04/2015 Private Sector contributions to education are less than 0.1% of profits of two of the world’s biggest oil companies
20/04/2015 Funding gap for education growing, according to new figures released by UNESCO
20/04/2015 Natural resource revenue could reduce out of school numbers by 86% in 17 developing countries
20/04/2015 New UNESCO data: Numbers out of school children stagnate while aid to basic education falls by six per cent in a year
20/04/2015 UNESCO: Half of all out-of-school children live in
20/04/2015 New UNESCO data proves education transforms development
20/04/2015 Girls’ education – the facts
17/04/2015 New global education goals must prioritize girls: 100 million young women unable to read a single sentence
17/04/2015 Increasing tax revenues by tackling tax avoidance could help fill the education finance gap
17/04/2015 UNESCO announces new director of EFA Global Monitoring Report
17/04/2015 Factsheet on disabilities and education
17/04/2015 How long it will take to complete basic education depends on which African child you are
17/04/2015 No progress in reducing global number of children out of school
19/03/2015 Aid reductions threaten education goals
19/03/2015 Sustainable development begins with education
19/03/2015 Wanted: Trained teachers to ensure every child’s right to primary education
19/03/2015 Gender-based violence in and around schools prevents millions of children worldwide from fulfilling their academic potential