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UNESCO head visits for goodwill event at street school in Islamabad

Islamabad, 19 December 2013: To show solidarity and goodwill with students of the open air street schools in Islamabad, Country Director/Representative, UNESCO, Dr. Kozue Kay Nagata and Secretary General of Pakistan
National Commission for UNESCO, Amna Imran Khan visited Master Ayub's school in F-6, Islamabad. Read more...
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Multi stakeholder's consultation seminar on Breast Cancer Awareness

Islamabad, 30 October 2013: UNESCO Islamabad in collaboration with UNWOMEN and United Nations Resident Coordinator's Office organized a Multi-Stakeholders Consultation on the Breast Cancer Awareness Month at
Serena Hotel, Islamabad. Read more...
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Mr. Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of UK and Special Envoy of United Nations Secretary General visited Pakistan to promote Girls' Education

Former UK Prime Minister and Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary General for Global Education, Mr. Gordon Brown was called on by the President of Pakistan on 9th November, 2012. Mr. Gordon Brown is on a visit to Pakistan to promote Girls' Right to Courtesy to Associated press of Pakistan
Education. The President of Pakistan reiterated that government of Pakistan has accorded high priority to the promotion of education in the country especially in the militancy hit areas as a long term tool to fight militant mindset. He underscored that this mindset was our biggest collective enemy. Read more...
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UNESCO Applauds Parliament on Approval of Right to Education Bill

Achieving an important milestone of "Education for All (EFA)", UNESCO organized a special event to acknowledge the commitment of parliamentarians, civil society organizations and educationists for the "Right to Free and Compulsory Education
Bill 2012", passed in National Assembly of Pakistan for Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT). Read more...
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UNESCO and UNGEI Reaffirm Commitment to Girls' Right to Education in Pakistan

UNESCO under the umbrella of United Nations Girls' Education Initiative (UNGEI) organized a special seminar in Islamabad on 23rd October 2012, to reaffirm the commitment to Girls' Right to Education in Pakistan. UNGEI is a
flagship for girls' education. It serves as a principal movement to narrow the gender gap in primary and secondary education and to ensure the right to education and gender equality for all children, girls and boys alike. Read more...
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