Ukraine: UNESCO implementing new emergency measures to protect journalists
Today UNESCO announced new emergency measures to protect journalists in Ukraine to help displaced Ukrainian journalist unions to continue their work and to support the free flow of information about the war The Organization is providing an initial batch of 125 sets of Personal Protective Equipment as well as training on hostile environments
New report: Is the solution to water crises hiding right under our feet?
Groundwater accounts for 99 of all liquid freshwater on Earth However this natural resource is often poorly understood and consequently undervalued mismanaged and even abused According to the latest edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report published by UNESCO the vast potential of groundwater and the need to manage it sustainably can no longer be overlooked
Civil Servant 2.0: Brainstorming with Southeast Asian experts on digital competencies for policymakers
Public entities use digital technologies to design and implement public policies engage with citizens and improve the delivery of public services However to build an enabling environment for a just inclusive green digital transformation and to face the challenges of digital era governance civil servants require a new set of skills and competencies for the future
What are the digital competencies for civil servants in Africa?
The public sector leverages on digital technologies to design and implement public policies engage with citizens and improve the delivery of public services However to build an enabling environment for digital transformation and face the challenges of digital era governance civil servants require a new set of skills and competencies for the future
Anti-Doping Convention continues to support governments to ensure a credible sport ecosystem
UNESCOs Social and Human Sciences Sector through UNESCOs International Convention against Doping in Sport helps States Parties and stakeholders to better understand how to fulfil their obligations in implementing the Convention and ensuring a credible sport ecosystem This has specifically been achieved thanks to the outcomes of the statutory meetings of the Bureau of the eighth session of the Conference of Parties COP8 to the Convention and of the Approval Committee of the Fund for the Elimination of Doping in Sport both hosted by the Government of India in New Delhi on 21 and 22 June 2022
Implementation of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science
The UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science was adopted by the General Conference of UNESCO at its 41st session on 23 November 2021 The Recommendation affirms the importance of open science as a vital tool to improve the quality and accessibility of both scientific outputs and scientific process to bridge the science technology and innovation gaps between and within countries and to fulfill the human right of access to science