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244 million children won’t start the new school year (UNESCO press release)

244 million children won’t start the new school year (UNESCO press release)

9 September 2022 – New UNESCO data shows that 244 million children and youth between 6 and 18 years old worldwide are still out of school. Audrey Azoulay, UNESCO Director-General, calls for collective mobilization to ensure that the right of every child to access quality education is respected.

The..

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Article: We underestimate the impact of climate change on education

Article: We underestimate the impact of climate change on education

In the article “We underestimate the impact of climate change on education” Irene Torres and Carole Faucher describe the impact of climate change on education in Latin America and the Caribbean. Climate change is causing more frequent and more severe weather events. With hurricanes damaging and..

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Short video: Nutri-Score a public health tool based on science

Short video: Nutri-Score a public health tool based on science

This video explains in 2.45 minutes why and how NutriScore is a true public health tool based on science. The video was made by EREN (l’Equipe de Recherche en Epidémiologie Nutritionelle) of Sorbonne Paris Nord University.

In the current context of the European debate about the implementation..

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Global Community Health Annual Workshop 2nd edition

Global Community Health Annual Workshop 2nd edition

Registration for the second edition of the Global Community Health Annual Workshop will close on Monday 27 June at 12.00 CEST.

The second edition of the Global Community Health Annual Workshop will take place on 28, 29 and 30 June 2022 as an online event. The main theme..

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Publication: a guide to action on lifelong learning for health in cities

Publication: a guide to action on lifelong learning for health in cities

A key outcome of the fifth International Conference on Learning Cities (ICLC 5) was the Yeonsu Declaration for Learning Cities, which affirmed a commitment to building healthy and resilient cities through lifelong learning for health (LLLH). With more than half of humanity living..

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Global Community Health Annual Workshop 2nd edition – register now

Global Community Health Annual Workshop 2nd edition – register now

The second edition of the Global Community Health Annual Workshop will take place on 28, 29 and 30 June 2022 as an online event. The main theme of this year’s workshop is ‘How to build resilient communities for times of crises’. The theme will be explored through different sub-themes, such as..

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Global Handbook of Health Promotion Research – vol. 1 available

Global Handbook of Health Promotion Research – vol. 1 available

The first volume of the Global Handbook of Health Promotion Research: Mapping health promotion research, is now available. It is the result of a collaborative work, launched in May 2020 by the UNESCO Chair Global Health & Education and the Canada Research Chair in Community Approaches and Health..

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Launch of a professional degree in health promotion in Dakar

Launch of a professional degree in health promotion in Dakar

It is with great pleasure that we celebrated the launch of the professional degree in health education and health promotion (EPROS) in Dakar on Monday 9 May 2022. The welcoming of the first class of the EPROS degree marks the first outcome of the intensive work carried out for many years by the teams..

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Out soon: Global Handbook of Health Promotion Research – vol. 1

Out soon: Global Handbook of Health Promotion Research – vol. 1

We are pleased to announce the upcoming release of the first volume of the Global Handbook of Health Promotion Research. It is the result of a collaborative work, launched in May 2020 by the UNESCO Chair Global Health & Education and the Canada Research Chair in Community Approaches and Health..

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