||Interview with Radhika Coomaraswamy
Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, she recently spoke with EduInfo in New York about attacks on schools and other grave violations against children.
Radhika Coomaraswamy was appointed to her position by the UN Secretary-General and serves as a moral voice and independent advocate for the rights and protection of children affected by armed conflict.
Arab Regional Conference on Higher Education, Cairo, 31 May - 2 June
How Arab states can cooperate in the field of higher education will be one of the subjects for discussion at the Arab Regional Conference on Higher Education.
17th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers, Malaysia, 15-19 June
UNESCO will participate in this conference with a focus on ‘Education in the Commonwealth: Towards and Beyond Global Goals and Targets’.
World Forum on Early Care and Education, Northern Ireland, 16-19 June
Over 600 stakeholders from more than 70 countries will gather in Belfast for the 2009 World Forum to exchange ideas about the quality of services for young children.
UNESCO Symposium on Learning to Live Together, Greece, 24 June
The symposium will take place during the Annual Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Education (IAIE).
UNESCO International Literacy Prizes: call for nominations open until 30 June 2009
On the theme Literacy and Empowerment, the 2009 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes will reward well-established and innovative practices documenting how literacy skills contribute to empowerment.
POSTPONED: CONFINTEA VI, due to take place in Brazil, 19-22 May
The Brazilian government, through its Ministry of Education, and UNESCO regret to announce the postponement of the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI).