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Innovation and Technology to Accelerate Progress in Education

Innovation and Technology to Accelerate Progress in Education. Brookings Institution. Rebecca Winthrop et al. February 23, 2017

Sustainable Development Goal 4, to ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning, sets out a grand ambition for education systems around the globe to achieve not just universal primary schooling, but to expand universal education from early childhood to secondary school and achieve relevant learning outcomes. 161 more words

Global


Amina Mohammed, Nigeria’s immediate past Minister of the Environment, has been sworn-in as the fifth Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations at the UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday. 471 more words

BREAKING

No more politricks, Kenyans are ready for politics

First published Sunday Standard, February 19, 2017. Kindly reproduced here with permission from Standard Group 

The mood at Uhuru Park on Wednesday was electric. Over a thousand doctors and other citizens marched, sang and danced as they waited for the KMPDU leadership to be released. 734 more words

Human Rights

Ethiopian Marks Annual Christmas Party Day with Orphans

Ethiopian Airlines colorfully marked orphan children’s Christmas party on December 31, 2016 at its headquarters, providing the children drawn from fourteen humanitarian organizations with giveaway items and entertaining them with lively artistic performances. 236 more words

Airline

Let’s Talk About Universal Health Coverage

By Dr. Nahitun Naher

Put very simply, universal health coverage (UHC) means “every person, everywhere, has access to quality healthcare without suffering financial hardship.” This goal is rooted in the concept of human rights to health, which also makes sense economically. 486 more words

Bangladesh

The future of international development?

By Rosa Brown

The International Development Secretary Priti Patel is not one to shy away from controversy. However, last month Patel appears to have outdone herself as she revealed her desire to use the UK’s aid budget for post-Brexit trade deals. 708 more words

International Affairs