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Survey on the UNESCO Strategy on Education for Health and Well-being

Survey on the UNESCO Strategy on Education for Health and Well-being

UNESCO is currently assessing its Strategy on Education for Health and Well-Being (2016-2021) with a view to updating it to reflect changes in the international health and development agenda, including the Covid-19 pandemic and the new UNAIDS Strategy 2022-2026.

As part of this process,..

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Say no to discrimination in education! – UNESCO #RightToEducation campaign

Say no to discrimination in education! – UNESCO #RightToEducation campaign

The year 2020 marks 60 years since the adoption by UNESCO’s General Conference of the UNESCO Convention against Discrimination in Education. This Convention highlights States’ obligations to ensure free and compulsory education, promotes equality of educational opportunity and prohibits..

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Third High-level Meeting on Schooling during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Third High-level Meeting on Schooling during the COVID-19 Pandemic

On 2 July 2021, the Third High-level Meeting on Schooling during the COVID-19 Pandemic was held, organized by WHO/Europe, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The WHO European Technical Advisory Group (TAG)..

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UNESCO and WHO urge countries to make every school a health-promoting school

UNESCO and WHO urge countries to make every school a health-promoting school

On 22 June 2021 UNESCO and the World Health Organization launched the Global Standards for Health-promoting Schools, a resource package for schools to improve the health and well-being of 1.9 billion school-aged children and adolescents. The closure of many schools around the world during the COVID-19..

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Launch of the Global Partnership Forum on Comprehensive Sexuality Education

Launch of the Global Partnership Forum on Comprehensive Sexuality Education

29 June 2021 – 15.00 CEST

UNESCO and UNFPA, co-convenors of the Global Partnership Forum on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE), are organising a virtual launch event. This formal launch event, before the Generation Equality Forum, aims to highlight the importance of CSE to achieving..

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Making every school a health-promoting school

Making every school a health-promoting school

Virtual meeting organised by WHO and UNESCO – 22 June 2021 13.00 – 14.00 CEST

The health, well-being and education of children and young people are closely intertwined. With a vision that every school around the world becomes a Health-Promoting School (HPS), UNESCO and the World Health..

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Global Community Health Annual Workshop – register now

Global Community Health Annual Workshop – register now

The UNESCO Chair and WHO Collaborating Center on Global Health & Education and EHEPS invite all those interested in promoting health and equity at a community level to the first edition of the Global Community Health Annual Workshop that will take place on 6, 7 and 8 July 2021.

The..

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Global survey on the safe reopening of schools available in 6 languages

Global survey on the safe reopening of schools available in 6 languages

The global survey on the safe reopening of schools in now available in Arabic, English, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish. You are invited to complete the survey and to share the survey within your network. The aim of the survey is to gather the experiences and opinions of education and health..

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Webinar Dynamics in School Health Promotion – 25 May 2021 14.00 CEST

Webinar Dynamics in School Health Promotion – 25 May 2021 14.00 CEST

Implementing the Health Promoting School (HPS) approach and creating change in the whole school system can be challenging, since schools are dynamic organisations. Each school operates in its own specific context and health promoting interventions should fit to that unique context. Consequently, this..

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