Migration and inclusive societies
UNESCO places emphasis on the human face of migration It addresses the implications of the movement of people within its fields of competence firmly embedding its interventions in a human rights framework
Women-led research teams receive unique catalyst grants for climate action
The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries TWAS and the Elsevier Foundation announce winning teams for new gender equity and climate action project grants for the global South
#IAmAntiRacist – Are you? Join our social media campaign!
As you can imagine racism occurs all the time and everywhere Have you been a bystander or a victim yourself We invite you to share your experience You can reduce racism through your own actions We need to STOP racism together
"Arab Latinos!" initiative promotes intercultural dialogue for social cohesion
Building on the centuriesold ties between the Arab region and Latin America and the Caribbean UNESCO organized the first expert meeting on Arab Latinos in São Paulo Brazil on 22 August 2022 The main purpose of this initiative of UNESCO Social and Human Sciences Sector is to encourage intercultural dialogue and tolerance for social cohesion
An exceptional ceremony to celebrate outstanding women scientists: 15 International Laureates and 30 Rising Talents
On 23 June the Fondation LOréal and UNESCO will be celebrating 45 eminent women scientists from over 35 countries and all regions of the world at an unprecedented For Women in Science International Awards Ceremony being held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris
How to strengthen social inclusion through artistic practice in Chad?
The arts have proven to be a powerful tool to support reconciliation rehabilitation and reintegration Many reports highlight the transformative power of art when working with populations with populations whose rights are denigrated Artistic activities are a powerful vector of social integration connecting people across their differences They can help people to look forward to a new life and a better future
Ceremony stresses leadership of 30 exceptional young female scientists
UNESCOs Assistant DirectorGeneral for Natural Sciences Shamila NairBedouelle smiled at the young women sitting in the front rows of the packed room at UNESCO headquarters in Paris They may be young she told the assembled guests but these inspiring women are already contributing to improving our lives and wellbeing They are advancing knowledge in a wide range of scientific fields and using their exceptional talents to bring us closer to our ultimate goal sustainable development