UNESCO advocates for advancement of gender equality at the “Assises de la Parité” in France
UNESCOs Assistant DirectorGeneral for Social and Human Sciences Gabriela Ramos represented UNESCO in the third edition of the Assises de la Parité Gender Equality Forum organized by the International Womens Forum IWF France in Paris The Forum brought together inspiring and influential personalities to shape the next steps towards achieving gender equality the event involved over 8000 remote audience members
How to strengthen social inclusion through artistic practice in Chad?
The arts have proven to be a powerful tool to support reconciliation rehabilitation and reintegration Many reports highlight the transformative power of art when working with populations with populations whose rights are denigrated Artistic activities are a powerful vector of social integration connecting people across their differences They can help people to look forward to a new life and a better future
Launch of the Italian translation of the UN World Water Development Report 2022
The translation of the United Nations World Water Development Report 2022 in Italian was presented on 22 March on occasion of World Water Day
How to advance gender equality in climate change response
Climate change disproportionately affects women youth and Indigenous peoples Yet while 45 of the COP26 team are now women almost all of the senior publicfacing roles are taken by men despite the fact that in certain countries only 56 of men consider climate change a serious problem against 83 of women In 2021 an estimated four million young people took to the streets across the world demonstrating an unprecedented level of leadership in tackling the climate crisis
New report: Is the solution to water crises hiding right under our feet?
Groundwater accounts for 99 of all liquid freshwater on Earth However this natural resource is often poorly understood and consequently undervalued mismanaged and even abused According to the latest edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report published by UNESCO the vast potential of groundwater and the need to manage it sustainably can no longer be overlooked
One in five countries has received technical assistance from UNESCO since 2018 in managing their ‘blue gold’
An overview of the work of UNESCOs Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme over the past 5 years
UNESCO organizes a global event on water in megacities
The online debate will discuss solutions for accessing water in metropolises Data indicate that by 2030 60 of the worlds population will live in urban areas