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Pilot Testing Global Citizenship Education (GCED) Curricula and Training Materials in Refugee Settlement Camps Primary Schools, Kiryandongo District, Uganda

Education for peace and sustainability is currently the overarching goal of UNESCO’s education, and empowered global citizenry is a key objective within this goal. Education for Sustainability (ESD) and Global Citizenship Education (GCED) are therefore becoming ever more important instruments for achieving these goals (UNESCO, 2013).

Uganda celebrate World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day on 3 May is the global celebration of the fundamental right to freedom of expression. In following suit, Uganda held celebrations to mark this iconic day with series of activities earmarked out, a procession from Sheraton gardens through the streets of Kampala led by brush band to the railway grounds at Jinja road was followed by another function held at Golf Course Hotel where awards were given out to performing personalities in the journalism profession then a cocktail tail party at the hotel pool side to sum up the day.

Director UNESCO Regional Office visit to UNATCOM

2ND March 2017, Kampala, Uganda.                     

By UNATCOM Team.

Director of the UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa, Ms. Ann-Therese Ndong-Jatta is currently in Uganda for an official mission.

Advocacy Sensitization and Capacity Building of Principals and Head Teachers.

Advocacy Sensitization and Capacity Building of Principals and Head Teachers.

By Unatcom team.

Uganda National Commission for UNESCO organized an advocacy and capacity building workshop for principals and Head teacher from institutions in the Eastern districts of Uganda at Mbale Secondary School, Mbale District.

UN Urges Uganda to Improve Transition from Primary to Secondary as First Lady Plots to Rid Schools of Hunger.

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The\r\nUnited Nations (UN) has advised Uganda to extend its exploits in education\r\nbeyond the primary level to higher echelons of schooling such as secondary.

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Uganda Becomes First African Country to Receive Korean Aid for Preserving Culture Kampala

With Uganda's creative economy fast turning heads on the global scene, it has become the first African country to benefit from the UNESCO Korean Funds-in-Trust, established in 2007 to enhance creativity in developing countries in Africa and Asia.

Uganda validates draft policy that hinges sustainable development on education. By Unatcom Team\r\n

Uganda validates draft policy that hinges sustainable development on education

By Unatcom Team

At the Uganda National Commission for UNESCO (UNATCOM), August started on a high note as the first day of the month saw the institution convoke scores of stakeholders from across the country to discuss and subsequently validate the National Education for Sustainable (ESD) draft policy.

Uganda National Commission for UNESCO is organisng ESD policy Validation workshop schedule to take place on the 1st of August, 2016, at Silver Springs Hotel, Bugolobi.
Key amount the subject of debate is the current state  of Education in Uganda, relevancy of the current curriculum, Incoporation of ESD into our curriculum, Global Action Programme (GAP), Agenda  2030 and other key important areas.
In, 2005, the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development was \r\nlaunched to enhance the role of education in promoting sustainable \r\ndevelopment in 2013, the 37th session of the general conference of \r\nunesco endorsed the Global Action Programme (GAP) on ESD as follow up to\r\n the Decade. The GAP was launched  at the UNESCO World Conference on \r\nEducation for Sustainable Development held on the 10-12 November 2014 in\r\n Aichi-Nagoya, Japan. By Ogal Vincent.

2016 YOUTH CITIZEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP COMPETITION

The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition\r\ninvites again young entrepreneurs (age 15-35) from around\r\nthe world to submit their\r\ninnovative ideas and projects with a societal impact, which champions and\r\nimplements one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

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