Engaging with the young in a young country.
An optimistic view on the power of youth to foster positive change unites participants at the first National Youth Conference in South Sudan coconvened by UNESCO
Artomossi, fighting against silting
The erosion of biodiversity and ecosystems has ecological but also social and economic consequences UNESCO within the framework of its Biosphere and Heritage of Lake Chad BIOPALT project is supporting the population of Artomossi in the ecological restoration of its wadi which is suffering from silting
From recovery to resilience in the Zimbabwean highlands
Zimbabwe is periodically buffeted by cyclones droughts floods and related landslides which in turn spawn health epidemics To compound matters climate change is increasing both the frequency and intensity of tropical storms and cyclones in the region As part of the Zimbabwe Idai Recovery Project funded by the World Bank and managed by the United Nations Office for Project Services UNESCO has been providing affected communities with support since 2019 to help them make the transition from disaster recovery to longterm climate resilience