Inaugural lecture: Diminishment and Resistance - The civil and anti-civil power of news and news journalism
Professor Jackie Harrison gave her inaugural lecture as UNESCO Chair on Media Freedom, Journalism Safety and the Issue of Impunity at the University of Sheffield on 7th November. The inaugural lecture was titled Diminishment and Resistance and sought to address the civil and anti-civil power of news and news journalism.
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Bradford, UNESCO Creative City of Film hit international headlines this month for welcoming the Cast of the much anticipated Downton Abbey Film. Yet this is not the only film that Bradford has recently been involved in. Bradford has been carrying out exceptional work in UNESCO and SDG areas to support women and to create local
ACU | Asia | Cities. #CitiesForOurFuture | Creative Cities | Creativity | Global Cities | global competition | Innovation | Manila | RICS | Science | SDGs | UKNC | UNESCO
CUBO, a project initiated by Earl Patrick Forlales from the Philippines wins Cities for our Future competition run by RICS (the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) in partnership with the United Kingdom National Commission for UNESCO and the Association of Commonwealth Universities. CUBO houses can be manufactured in a week, constructed in four hours and
Creative Cities | edinburgh | International | Korea | Krakow | Literature | Poland | Scotland | UNESCO
Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature Trust is delighted to announce the name of the writer selected to come to Edinburgh for a month-long residency, through the Lord Provost’s International Residency. Following a highly competitive open call, Ahsan Ridha Hassan from Krakow has been chosen to spend November developing his work in the world’s first UNESCO
Education | Human Rights | Journalism Safety | Media | media freedom | MIL | Press Freedom | UNESCO | UNESCO Chair
Professor Jackie Harrison gave her inaugural lecture as UNESCO Chair on Media Freedom, Journalism Safety and the Issue of Impunity at the University of Sheffield on 7th November.The inaugural lecture was titled Diminishment and Resistance and sought to address the civil and anti-civil power of news and news journalism.
Brazil | Chile | China | Indonesia | Innovation | International Relations | Mexico | Newton Fund | newton prize | Partnerships | Philippines | Research | Science | SDGs | Sustainability | UK National Commission for UNESCO
International Science and Innovation Partnerships celebrated at 2018 Newton Prize Event led by UK National Commission for UNESCO
Five international science and innovation partnerships have been celebrated at the 2018 Newton Prize, held in London on 3rd December. The annual £1 million prize recognises pioneering research and innovations that come from international partnerships between the UK and Newton Fund partner countries around the world. Each project is helping to solve global development challenges.
The UK National Commission for UNESCO is delighted to confirm that Professor Anne Anderson, Vice-Principal and Head of College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow, and Joseph Nhan-O'Reilly, currently the Head of Education Policy & Advocacy at Save the Children, have been appointed as Non-Executive Directors of the UK National Commission for UNESCO.
Displacement | Education | Equality | Gender | Integration | Leave No-one Behind | Media Information Literacy | Migration | MIL | Quality Education | refugees | Right to Education | SDGs
Build bridges, not walls: new UNESCO report on the international crisis in refugee education published
UNESCO has published the Global Education Monitoring Report, supported by UK Aid. The report draws on data provided by the UK’s Department for Education to examine and assess progress on SDG4. It seeks to highlight the might and value of education in particular for migrants and refugees. As the UN Secretary-General says in his endorsement:
From the stunning landscape of the Lake District and the internationally-significant geology of the North Pennines, to world-leading experts in water policy at the University of Birmingham, England is home to 101 UNESCO sites and projects. Together, they help contribute to the shared goal of creating international cooperation in education, science, culture and communication.
Measuring the contribution of UNESCO designations to the UN Sustainable Development Goals – a pilot study published
An international pilot study has been published demonstrating how UNESCO Chairs contribute to the United Nations Agenda 2030 and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).