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  • 16m girls will not get basic education, fears Unesco

    UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) has warned that some 16 million girls between ages six and 11 will never get the chance to learn to read or write in primary school, compared to about eight million boys if current trends continue...

    A Unesco report, released in the run-up to International Women’s Day to be held on March 8, says that girls are still the first to be denied the...

  • Unesco launches education plan

    ISLAMABAD: The government and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) are launching a three-year programme today (Thursday) aimed at increasing enrolment and improving retention and quality education for girls in eight remote districts of the country...

    The programme would target some of the most disenfranchised and hard-to-reach areas where access to quality education for girls is most challenged...

  • Quality, uniform education must to reduce risk of violence: Unesco

    The new Global Education Monitoring (GEM) report by Unesco launched on Wednesday called upon the South Asian governments to take inequalities in education seriously and take great strides and do major transformation in the sector to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030...

    The reported launched by Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA), highlighting the urgency of accessible quality education, said that inequality in education,...

  • One in four Pakistani children won’t complete primary education by 2030: Unesco

    ISLAMABAD: New projections of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organ­isation (Unesco) show that one in four Pakistani children will not be completing primary school by the deadline of 2030...

    The country will only be half-way to the target of 12 years of education for all, with 50 per cent of youths still not completing upper secondary education at the current rates, Unesco says...

  • Teachers’ salaries crux of problems in Pakistan: Unesco

    ISLAMABAD: Low quality learning outcomes around the world are often blamed on teachers, however, in Pakistan the level of teacher salaries has been identified as the crux of educational problems, according to a report released by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco)...

    The Global Education Monitoring Report 2017-18 released by Unesco on Tuesday claimed that Pakistan used test scores as part of...

  • Pakistan re-elected to the Unesco Executive Board

    ISLAMABAD/NEW YORK: Pakistan on Thursday was re-elected to the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco)...

    "The Unesco vote is a firm endorsement of the positive contribution made by Pakistan in promoting greater intercultural understanding through scientific, educational and social linkages," Pakistan's Foreign Office said in a statement...

  • Pakistan proposes 8 world heritage sites to Unesco

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will push for Unesco to include another eight sites, that are of universal value, in its lost of world heritage sites...

    “These sites are of national and cultural universal importance, and will attract tourists from across borders – that will help Pakistan generate income and improve its soft image,” Ministry of Heritage Joint Secretary Mirza Mashood Ahmed said at the closely ceremony of a workshop on the Tentative...

  • REVIEW:A history of violence:A Brief History of Seven Killings

    Marlon James’s Booker prizewinning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings is a fantastic attempt at recounting the attack on Marley through a variety of eccentric, rowdy and colourful characters that provide, to a reasonable extent, a clear, albeit bloody, insight into the violence-stricken Jamaica of the 1970s and ’80s (the story moves further ahead)...

    Here’s how A Brief History of Seven Killings moves into first gear by virtue of...

  • A Leaf From History: A history of ethnic violence

    Sociologists also trace the history of Karachi’s ethnic conflagarations to the 1960s after then president Gen Ayub Khan initiated a plan to settle Pakhtuns — his own ethnic group — in the city...

    MQM’s demands included the repatriation and settlement of Biharis (Urdu-speaking East Pakistanis who continue to live in refugee camps) from Bangladesh to Pakistan...

  • Pakistan Army soldiers best in physical fitness: Gen Raheel Sharif

    ATTOCK: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Friday said Pakistan Army is the most battle-hardened army in the world and its achievements against terrorism are acknowledged globally...

    Speaking at the concluding ceremony of the Third Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency Championship held near Attock, the COAS said Pakistan Army's overwhelming achievements in the war against terrorism speak volumes of its professional...

  • Book launched on history of education in Larkana under Talpur, British rules

    THATTA: Academicians and writers highly commended the launch of History of Education in Larkana - Talpur and British Period authored by Dr Ghulam Ali Sangi at a ceremony held here at Makli Gymkhana the other day...

    They said the book on the history of education would benefit the new generation in particular as it was an in-depth research on history which would be a source material for those who intended to do doctorate on education......

  • US pulls out of Unesco over ‘anti-Israel’ bias

    Irina Bokova, Unesco’s outgoing director-general, said she “deeply regrets” the decision and is convinced that “Unesco has never been so important for the US, or the US for Unesco” given the rise of what she called violent extremism and terrorism in the world...

    ”In 2011 when Unesco members granted Palestine full membership of the body, despite opposition from its ally Israel, the US stopped paying into Unesco but did not officially...

  • Arab standoff looms over Unesco leadership vote

    Two Arab candidates and France's former culture minister vied to become the new head of the United Nation's (UN) embattled culture and education agency on Friday, a day after the United States quit the body, accusing it of anti-Israel bias...

    The politically charged campaign to succeed the UN's Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (Unesco) outgoing chief Irina Bokova was overshadowed by Washington's announcement on...

  • Former French minister elected Unesco chief

    PARIS: Former French culture minister Audrey Azoulay was selected to head the embattled UN cultural agency Unesco after defeating her Qatari rival by only two votes in a cliff-hanger on Friday...

    Azoulay declared her last-minute candidacy to lead Unesco in March, saying that “France was perfectly legitimate on the subject of culture, education and sciences”...

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