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YOUTH INDABA ADOPTS GROUNDBREAKING RESOLUTION TO STRENGTHEN YOUTH-LED ACCOUNTABILITY ON HIV, SRHR AND GENDER EQUALITY IN EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA

Around 75 % of the population in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region is under the age of 35. Young people in this region remain one of the most vulnerable and affected groups in the areas of HIV, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and gender inequality. SADC Member States have made strong […]

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Apply Now: Regional Communications Consultant

 This consultancy falls under the overall authority of the Assistant Director General for Education, guidance from the Director of the UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa, and the direct supervision of the Senior Project Officer (HIV and Health Education). The Regional Communication Consultant will be responsible for the effective planning, implementation and monitoring of the […]

Members of Parliament call for Actions to Eliminate Teenage Pregnancy in Kenya

A meeting for parliamentarians to deliberate on how to end teenage pregnancy in Kenya was convened on 27th February 2020 at Intercontinental Hotel, Nairobi by National Council of Population and Development with support from UNESCO, UNFPA and SRHRA. The meeting attended by seven members of parliament and several parliamentary clerks, government representatives, UNESCO, UNFPA, civil […]

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Call for Consultancy for Radio/TV Program Coordinator for the Early and Unintended Pregnancy Campaign

UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa seeks the services of a consultant to support an ongoing campaign against early and unintended pregnancy in the East and Southern Africa (ESA) region through coordinating the conceptualization and dissemination of a Regional Radio/TV program that looks to start conversations and dialogue to change norms around Early and Unintended […]

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Apply Now: DEVELOPMENT OF GUIDANCE FOR LOCAL HOSTING OF THE CSE ONLINE COURSE FOR TEACHERS

UNESCO : Terms of Reference INTRODUCTION As part of the ESA Ministerial Commitment for scaling up Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in the region, UNESCO, UNFPA, Johns Hopkins University/HC3 and the Foundation for Professional Development have collaborated to design an in-service teacher training course. Ministries of education from across 21 ESA countries and the SADC and […]

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16 Days of Activism: Together we can end gender-based violence in schools Introducing the ‘Whole School Approach’

NEW YORK, 25 Nov 2019 – 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an annual global campaign designed to mobilise action to end gender-based violence (GBV) in all its forms. The campaign runs from 25 November to 10 December. School-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) is defined as ‘acts or threats of sexual, physical, or psychological […]

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“Let’s Talk!” Campaign Launch in Harare: Eliminating Early and Unintended Pregnancy

Harare, Zimbabwe – 24 October 2019: Over 2,000 students, teachers and civil society representatives  convened at the Makomo Primary School in the outskirts of Harare for the national launch of the “Let’s Talk!” Campaign on early and unintended pregnancy (EUP). In attendance at the festive event were high level dignitaries and government officials including Amai […]

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Our Rights, Our Lives, Our Future (O3) Malawi Launch

UNESCO officially launched the Our Rights, Our Lives, Our Future (O3) Programme in Malawi in partnership with the Ministry of Science, Education and Technology and the Norwegian Embassy in Lilongwe on 10 October 2019. The launch culminated in the agreement signing ceremony between UNESCO and the Government of Norway to accelerate the O3 programme. The […]

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World Teachers’ Day 2019

Held annually on 5 October since 1994, World Teachers’ Day commemorates the anniversary of the adoption of the 1966 ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers. This Recommendation sets benchmarks regarding the rights and responsibilities of teachers and standards for their initial preparation and further education, recruitment, employment, and teaching and learning conditions. This years […]