Monthly Archives: August 2011

Education in Somalia needs help urgently, agencies say

A group of 14 agencies and non-government organizations led by UNICEF and Save the Children has exposed the devastating effect of conflict, drought and famine on education in Somalia. Urgent action and funding is needed to prevent the situation worsening … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Aid, Basic education, Conflict, Donors, Famine, Human rights, Out-of-school children, Refugees and displaced people | 6 Comments

When we talk about youth, we need to talk about skills

Français | Español When the United Nations kicked off a year celebrating youth empowerment 12 months ago, no one could have predicted that young people would soon rise up across the Arab world, overthrowing leaders in Tunisia and Egypt. The leaders of … Continue reading

Posted in Arab States, Developed countries, Developing countries, Donors, Economic growth, Employment, Skills, Training, Youth | 7 Comments