International Day of Education marked on Wednesday

ISLAMABAD, Jan 24 (APP):The sixth International Day of Education was celebrated on Wednesday through different activities highlighting the role of education in ensuring peace and development. The day was celebrated through several activities including seminars, conferences, discussion programmes, rallies and competitions projecting this year’s theme “learning for lasting peace” which seeks to illuminate the path… Continue reading International Day of Education marked on Wednesday

Country needs smart solutions to combat current challenges: Education Minister

ISLAMABAD, Jan 15 (APP):Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training, Madad Ali Sindhi Monday emphasized on adopting smart solutions for addressing the current challenges being faced by the country, matching the pace of the developed countries. He was speaking at the launching ceremony of “Global Education Monitoring Report 2023” arranged by the Ministry of Federal… Continue reading Country needs smart solutions to combat current challenges: Education Minister

Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training in collaboration with UNESCO, EdTech Hub, and ITA hosted the National launch of the 2023 Global Education Monitoring Report.

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Pakistan needs to set up university for management of water resources: Director UNESCO

BEIJING, Nov 28 (APP): Pakistan should learn from China’s experience and work together to set up a university covering water resources engineering, environmental science and engineering for water management resources in the country, the Director, of UNESCO Regional Office for East Asia, Prof Shahbaz Khan said. “Pakistani and Chinese governments could work together on the… Continue reading Pakistan needs to set up university for management of water resources: Director UNESCO

Pakistan, China committed to cooperation on sustainable development of rivers: Ambassador Hashmi

BEIJING, Nov 26 (APP): Pakistan and China are committed to cooperation for sustainable development and preservation of their rivers. In this regard, the two countries signed a cooperation agreement focusing on the Indus and Yangtze rivers to explore the challenges and opportunities faced by river cultures, ecosystems and economies and engage in discussions on sustainable… Continue reading Pakistan, China committed to cooperation on sustainable development of rivers: Ambassador Hashmi

Pakistan defeats India to secure UNESCO vice-chair for 2023-2025 term

ISLAMABAD, Nov 24 (APP): In a resounding victory over India, Pakistan on Friday was elected as Vice Chair of the UNESCO Executive Board from the Asia Pacific Group for the 2023-2025 term. The elections were held at the 218th Session of the UNESCO Executive Board in Paris, a Foreign Office press release said. Of the 58-member… Continue reading Pakistan defeats India to secure UNESCO vice-chair for 2023-2025 term

Pakistan re-elected to UNESCO Executive Board with highest votes

PARIS, Nov 16 (APP): Pakistan has been re-elected to the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for the term 2023-2027. Pakistan’s Permanent Delegation to UNESCO based in Paris, France in a statement said Pakistan received highest number of votes in the group. “We are thankful to member States for… Continue reading Pakistan re-elected to UNESCO Executive Board with highest votes

UNESCO okays to establish UNESCO Chairs in Futures Literacy, Futures Studies at IU Karachi

KARACHI, Oct 23 (APP):Institute of Futures Studies (IFS) has announced that United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – UNESCO has accorded the approval to establish “UNESCO Chairs in Futures Literacy and Futures Studies (FLFS)” at Iqra University, here. A statement on Monday marked it a significant step forward in the promotion of FLFS within… Continue reading UNESCO okays to establish UNESCO Chairs in Futures Literacy, Futures Studies at IU Karachi

World’s silence on flagrant human rights violations in Gaza ‘unfortunate’: Pak Envoy

PARIS, Oct 19 (APP): Pakistan’s Ambassador to France Asim Iftikhar Ahmad on Thursday termed ‘unfortunate’ the silence over repeated and flagrant violation of international humanitarian law against innocent civilians in the occupied Palestinian territories. Speaking at the 217th session of the UNESCO Executive Board on Palestine, he said the 15-year long illegal blockade of Gaza… Continue reading World’s silence on flagrant human rights violations in Gaza ‘unfortunate’: Pak Envoy

Teachers are fountains of knowledge and wisdom: experts

Dr. Saeed Ahmad Ali LAHORE, Oct 05 (APP): Experts on Thursday, while paying homage to teachers on their exemplary role in educating students, termed teachers the fountains of knowledge and wisdom. They paid respects to those who dedicate their lives to nurture the future of all generations. This year, the theme of the World Teachers… Continue reading Teachers are fountains of knowledge and wisdom: experts

Pakistani school awarded 2023 UNESCO prize for ‘girls’ and women’s education’

ISLAMABAD, Sep 29 (APP):Pakistan Alliance for Girls Education (Islamabad) has been selected as one of the two laureates of 2023 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education. The Prize’s international jury considered the school as an excellent example of a highly successful, locally led initiative that is changing mindsets on girls’ and women’s right to… Continue reading Pakistani school awarded 2023 UNESCO prize for ‘girls’ and women’s education’

Saudi Orchestra bid farewell to guests of World Heritage in Riyadh

RIYADH, Sep 23 (APP): Saudi National Commission for Education, Culture and Science held a ceremony in honor of the parties participating in hosting the work of the World Heritage Committee in its 45th expanded session held in Riyadh, in the presence of a large crowd of UNESCO guests and officials in the cultural and media… Continue reading Saudi Orchestra bid farewell to guests of World Heritage in Riyadh

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