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UNDP - United Nations Development Programme

UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
A UNDP project in Myanmar has supported 57 rural villages in building water and sanitation systems. ...More UNDP in Myanmar UNDP is helping address short-lived climate pollutants, implementing a positive model for climate change, the environment, economies and people’s health. ...More Voters in Guinea-Bissau head to the polls this Sunday, in a presidential and parliamentary election many hope will bring stability to the tiny West African nation....More UNDP in Guinea-Bissau A UNDP project in Costa Rica is helping foster business partnerships that make trade responsible, fair and environmentally sustainable. ...More UNDP in Costa Rica To avoid future conflict, it is fundamental to ensure that all people in Sierra Leone, even in remote border regions, benefit from progress being made....More UNDP in Sierra Leone Twenty years ago, nearly a million women, men and children were killed over the course of 100 days during the Rwandan genocide.

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Global Justice Now About us We are part of Global Justice Now, a democratic social justice organisation working to challenge the powerful and create a more just and equal world. We mobilise people locally for change and take action to challenge corporate power and the policies that cause poverty and inequality. We act in solidarity with those fighting injustice, particularly in the global south. Education - Overview Education is key for human development and economic growth in Africa. It promotes national productivity and innovation and values of democracy and social cohesion. Primary Education Education for All (EFA) in Sub-Saharan Africa Over the last two decades the international partnership for Education for All (EFA) has been a major driver of the World Bank's education strategy in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Microhistoire et histoire sociale - Casa de Velázquez Presentation Microstoria first appeared at the turn of the 1970s and 1980s, from within a small group of Italian historians, in reaction to a social history that was marked by structuralist and functionalist models. It can be defined, not as a historiographical ‘school’ that promotes a unified method, but rather as an experimental research practice, characterised by varied approaches that all have the micro-level as a common point of interest. This history ‘at ground-level’ (J. gatesfoundation what’s the challenge? By 2050, the estimated number of young people entering the labor force in Africa will exceed that of the rest of the world combined. The collective talent, effort, and potential of these young people represent an incredible opportunity for Africa and the world – but if neglected, could lead to further inequality and global security risks, while eroding the critical progress made towards achieving the SDGs by 2030. This Accelerator brings us to Kenya, where hundreds of thousands of young people are entering the workforce every year – largely in the informal economy. This diverse, ever-evolving sector is where 83% of Kenyans work – as motorbike couriers, vendors of day-to-day goods in small roadside kiosks, running small-scale restaurants, selling street food, and a vast array of other ventures. This complex myriad of challenges disproportionately impacts young Kenyans who tend to dominate this space.

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Standards and Methodologies The UIS has developed several mechanisms to help countries implement sound statistical practices and apply international definitions and standards. The Data Quality Assessment Framework (DQAF) is designed to improve the quality of national education statistics. It entails an in-depth review of the ways in which a country produces education statistics, as well as an action plan for improvements. The DQAF is primarily being applied in African countries with the help of national statisticians and regional partners, namely UNESCO’s Regional Bureau for Education in Dakar (BREDA) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Data plans are designed to help countries apply international standards when transforming national data into international data that are reported to the UIS. The UIS works closely with national statisticians to precisely document the ways in which national data sources are used to complete the UIS international education survey.

Get involved You can support gender equality and women’s empowerment around the world by getting involved in a number of ways. Take part in one of UN Women’s campaigns or professional networks; raise awareness on social media; or donate to help us achieve our mission. Your voice matters. Your actions make it real. Campaigns | Networks | Social media | Donate Observatory of Learning Outcomes It has been estimated that 40% of children are not learning the basics in reading and mathematics, over one-half of whom have spent four years in school, according to the Education for All Global Monitoring Report. What is the role of the UIS? In response to this global learning crisis, the UIS is working with partners to help provide the technical guidance, methodologies and statistical information needed to monitor and improve the learning outcomes of all children. The increased focus on learning outcomes is leading many countries to undertake new initiatives or improve existing assessments. Yet despite the importance – and controversy – attached to learning assessments, there is little information available to help countries make informed decisions in this area.

Model UN Portal Every year, more than 400,000 people from primary schools, secondary schools, universities, and beyond take part in a Model United Nations (MUN). By role-playing meetings like the Security Council and General Assembly, participants get a unique insight into how the United Nations works. They research, debate and try to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems just like the real thing. It’s great fun, giving you the opportunity to meet new people. Save the Children @ Bristol SU Membership Fee Inclusions Prior to signing up to a Club or Society speak to the Committee to find out what your membership includes and if there are any further expenses throughout the year. Service Standards All Club or Society members can expect to receive: The opportunity to attend regular meetings, events, activities, trips and socials as arranged. The opportunity to stand for a committee position or vote in their elections (Bristol students only).

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