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Premios Manuel Castillo 2015

El Patronat Nord-Sud de la Fundació General de la Universitat de València convoca la séptima edición de los premios Manuel Castillo sobre Cooperación y paz. Estos galardones buscan premiar la labor investigadora y divulgadora de[…]

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Marxa Mundial pel Clima #BCN29N

Join the Global Climate March!

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UNESCO Chairs chart new paths to increasing global and local engagement of universities

Last September 29th we participated in the 1st meeting of the UNESCO Chairs Working Group organized by GUNI. The event, held in Barcelona at the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site, gathered around 30 representatives of UNESCO Chairs in Education[…]

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UNICEF warns of a children generation deprived of schooling in Middle East

Around the world millions of children are living violent conflicts leaving them both physical and psychological scars. In this context, attending to school is no longer a viable option, condemning their future opportunities and the[…]

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A message from the Executive Director: One award, a welcome and a farewell

We are proud to share that this UNESCO Chair’s Academic Director, Albert Sangrà, Professor of UOC, received the Excellence in e-Learning Award by the Global Learn Tech Congress (GLTC). The GLTCis part of the renowned World Education Congress, a[…]

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UNESCO launches a fundraising campaign to bring relief to Nepal

On April 25 and May 12, Nepal was hit hard by two earthquakes that brought about awful consequences to the country and its citizens. The first earthquake, with a magnitude of 7.8-8.1, killed more than[…]

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Catalan UNESCO Chairs call attention to the Government with the Palau Robert Manifesto

The Catalan UNESCO Chairs held a meeting on May 6 in Barcelona to discuss the challenges Catalan UNESCO Chairs face in the economic crisis. A paper was presented summarizing the activities of Chairs in research,[…]

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Lifelong learning may help tackle the ageing challenge, a study suggests

This UNESCO Chair made a presentation on ageing policy in the Congress of the Social Policy Network of Spain, held on February 5-6. The research analyzed the policies for the elderly enabled by the City[…]

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Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi

As a reference, see our post of 2013: The Nobel Peace Prize Should Be Awarded To…