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CEB: Science and technology 23.02.2017

In response to General Assembly resolution 62/208 on the triennial comprehensive policy review, the High-level Committee on Programmes endorsed a proposal to amend and expand the terms of reference of the United Nations Group on the Information Society, with a view to giving science and technology more prominence. The Group had originally been established as an inter-agency mechanism for coordinating substantive and policy issues related to the implementation of the outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society.

CEB: Other significant issues on the agenda of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination in 2008/09 23.02.2017

Evaluation; Regional coherence; Campaign to end violence against women and girls; Contribution of the United Nations system to the Economic and Social Council; Disaster risk reduction; Science and technology; International Public Sector Accounting Standards; Knowledge-sharing; Human resources; Procurement; Collaboration with the Joint Inspection Unit; Coordination among pillars of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination

CEB: Science and technology 23.02.2017

CEB member organizations reviewed how the United Nations system can best respond to the international attention to science and technology transfer, as reflected in the 2005 World Summit Outcome (see resolution 55/2) and the report of the Secretary-General on the triennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations system (see General Assembly resolution 62/208).

CEB: Other significant issues on the agenda of the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination in 2009/10 23.02.2017

System-wide coherence; Enhancing the contribution of the United Nations system to the Economic and Social Council; Second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008-2017); Science and technology; Support to staff in emergency situations; Human resources; International Public Sector Accounting Standards; Financial management; Procurement; Information and communications technology; Collaboration with the Joint Inspection Unit.

Promoting coordinated action on youth 23.02.2017

The World Programme of Action for Youth, adopted by the General Assembly in 1995, provides the policy framework and practical guidelines for national action and international support to improve the well-being of young people around the world.

CEB: Promoting coordinated action on youth 23.02.2017

The World Programme of Action for Youth, adopted by the General Assembly in 1995, provides the policy framework and practical guidelines for national action and international support to improve the well-being of young people around the world.

CEB: Comprehensive Sexuality Education 23.02.2017

Support efforts to provide young people with evidence-based comprehensive sexuality education.

CEB: Education 23.02.2017

Strengthen the capacity of Countries to develop high quality inclusive education, learning and training policies and programmes for young people; Influencing the global agenda in inclusive, gender sensitive and quality education for young people.

CEB: Box 2.11: Education for All 23.02.2017

UNESCO is mandated to coordinate EFA partners and to maintain the momentum of collaboration (Dakar Framework for Action, 2000, paragraph 19). A number of initiatives have been set in motion to generate sustained global commitment and support for country level efforts to implement EFA

CEB: Ms. Irina Bokova 23.02.2017

Irina Bokova, born on 12 July 1952 in Sofia (Bulgaria) has been the Director-General of UNESCO since 15 November 2009, and reelected for a second term in 2013. She is the first woman to lead the Organization.

HLCP: Public awareness-raising and education 23.02.2017

The Secretary-General has made it a top priority to raise awareness at the highest level of the potential impacts of climate change and the necessity for taking urgent action.

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CEB: CEB Statement to the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (20 November 2014) 27.03.2017

This CEB Statement reaffirms the UN system's shared commitment to gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.  It underscores the need for the post-2015 agenda to be bold and ambitious and foster the transformation of gender relations by tackling the root causes of gender inequality.

CEB: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 23.02.2017
HLCP: Report of 5th Session (January 1995, Geneva) 23.02.2017
Document reference: ACC/1995/1
HLCP: Report of 5th session (March 2003, Rome) 23.02.2017

Issues discussed included: Programme of Work of the High-Level Committee on Programmes for 2003-2004; Follow-up to the United Nations Millennium Declaration:preparations for the 2005 comprehensive review; Strategies for sustainable development: follow-up to the World Summit on Sustainable Development; HIV/AIDS...

Document reference: CEB/2003/4
CEB: Annex: CEB communiqué 23.02.2017

We, the United Nations System Chief Executives, are meeting at a time of the worst global financial and economic crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930's. What began as a collapse of the US sub-prime mortgage market has quickly spread through global financial markets impacting the real economy, undermining consumer and business confidence and triggering further contraction in demand. World trade is falling and commodity prices have declined sharply. The world faces multiple financial, economic and social crises compounded by vulnerability from earlier food and energy crises.

CEB: First Session Report (April 2003, Paris) 23.02.2017

This report covers: the reports of the Board's committees (HLCM and HLCP). Discussions on Programme issues (Follow-up to the Millennium Summit: “Strategies for sustainable development”; Africa’s development and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and Management issues (Education for All; World Summit on the Information Society; Launch of new security training programme).

Document reference: CEB/2003/1

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CEB: In the margins of the CEB Second Regular Session 2013: UNESCO strengthens cooperation with UNWTO 23.02.2017

A new memorandum of Understanding was signed by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai, in the margins of the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination in New York. The Agreement provides a framework for cooperation in a range of areas, including:

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Education for All Global Monitoring Report - 2012 15.06.2016

The tenth edition of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report shows how vital it is to ensure that all young people have the skills they need to prosper. As the Report reveals, however, across the world there is a lost generation of 200 million young people who are leaving school without the skills they need. Many living in urban poverty or in remote rural communities, and young women in particular, are unemployed or working for low pay.

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Database of National Cultural Heritage laws 15.06.2016

In 2003, UNESCO devised an international solution to combat the illicit traffic of cultural property: the UNESCO Database of National Cultural Heritage Laws. By compiling on the Internet the national laws of its Member States, UNESCO offers all stakeholders involved (Governments, customs officials, art dealers, organizations, lawyers, buyers and so forth) a complete and easily accessible source of information.

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UNESCO Public Reports 15.06.2016

The Report Folders Page shows all the reports that are available for you to use.

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UNU News page 23.02.2017
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UNSSC News page 23.02.2017
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UNESCO Media Centre 23.02.2017
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ITU News page 23.02.2017
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Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian & Cultural) 23.02.2017
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International Training Centre of the ILO (ITC/ILO) 23.02.2017
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International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) 23.02.2017
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International Centre for Science and High Technology (ICS) 23.02.2017
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International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) 23.02.2017
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International Bureau of Education (IBE) 23.02.2017
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Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) 23.02.2017
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UNU library 23.02.2017
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UNESCO Library 23.02.2017
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HLCP: The Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) 23.02.2017

The Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) is an open global network of representatives from NGOs, UN agencies, donor agencies, governments, academic institutions, schools and affected populations working together to ensure all persons the right to quality and safe education in emergencies and post-crisis recovery.

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UNU Annual Report 22.05.2017

The United Nations University(UNU) 2016 Annual Report highlights the institutions activities and achievements during the year.

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UNITAR Annual Report 20.03.2017

The present report has been prepared in pursuance of Economic and Social Council resolution 2009/27, in which the Council, acknowledging the progress made by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research through the strategic reforms initiated in 2007, noted as areas of progress the establishment of results based management, the establishment of quality standards and certification, and the expanded use of technology-enhanced learning tools.

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United Nations University (UNU) 15.06.2016

The United Nations University (UNU) — the academic arm of the United Nations system — implements research and educational programmes in the area of sustainable development, with the particular aim of assisting developing countries.

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United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) 15.06.2016

The Staff College serves as a distinct, system-wide, knowledge management and learning institution… providing strategic leadership and management development…, strengthening inter-agency collaboration…, increasing operational effectiveness; enhancing cooperation with stakeholders inside and outside the UN system, and developing a more cohesive, system-wide, management culture.

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International Computing Centre (ICC) 15.06.2016
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United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) 15.06.2016

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is making concrete contributions to developing the capacities of tens of thousands of people around the world. Since its inception in 1965, UNITAR has built sustainable partnerships acquiring unique expertise and accumulating experience and knowledge to fulfil its mandate. These accomplishments have enabled UNITAR to respond to the growing demand from UN Member States for training for capacity development in the fields of Environment; Peace, Security and Diplomacy; and Governance.

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CEB: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) 15.06.2016
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UNESCO Annual Report 20.03.2017

UNESCO Annual Report 2015 aims at offering a comprehensive but easy-to-read account of UNESCO’s activities in the course of the past year.

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United Nations University 20.03.2017

The UN University (UNU) was established by GA res. 2951 (XXVII)(1972) as an autonomous organ of the General Assembly. The UNU mission is to contribute- through collaborative research research, education and capacity development, and advisory services-to efforts to resolve the pressings global problems of human survival, development and welfare.

United Nations System Staff College 29.07.2016

Since 1 January 2002 (A/RES/55/278), the UN System Staff College(UNSSC) has operated as a knowledge-management and learning institutions to serve UN organisations without duplicating their learning and training activities.

United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute 18.10.2016

The UN Inter-regional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) is one of five UN research and training institutes. It was created to help inter-governmental, governmental and non-governmental organizations in formulating and implementing improved policies in crime prevention and criminal justice. It does this through applied research, training, technical cooperation, field activities and the collection, exchange and dissemination of information.

United Nations Institute for Training and Research 18.10.2016

The UN Institute for training and Research (UNITAR) was established "for the purpose of enhancing the effectiveness of the United Nations in achieving the major objectives of the Organization'' through extensive training and research (UNITAR Statute). Operating as an autonomous body within UN system, the Institute provides short-term executive training to Members States' national and local government officials, and representatives of civil society and the private sector.

CEB: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 28.07.2016

The UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was established in 1945 to promote the aims set out in article 1, para. 3 of the UN Charter. Its purpose, as stated in article 1 of its Constitution, is to contribute to peace and security by promoting collaboration among nations through education, science and culture.

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CEB: Action on Education for all 23.02.2017

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UN Inter-Agency Committee for the DESD (IAC) 23.02.2017

The UN Inter-Agency Committee for the Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (IAC) seeks to ensure harmonious international coordination of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) within the UN system, to embed the ESD agenda into the work of UN agencies in a coherent and timely manner, and to emphasize the role of ESD and its implications for all forms, levels and settings of education. It is a forum for open-ended collaboration towards the effective implementation of the Decade.

HLCP: The Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) 23.02.2017

The Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) is an open global network of representatives from NGOs, UN agencies, donor agencies, governments, academic institutions, schools and affected populations working together to ensure all persons the right to quality and safe education in emergencies and post-crisis recovery.

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CEB: Ms. Irina Bokova 23.02.2017

Irina Bokova, born on 12 July 1952 in Sofia (Bulgaria) has been the Director-General of UNESCO since 15 November 2009, and reelected for a second term in 2013. She is the first woman to lead the Organization.