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UNESCO report calls for quality education and equal access to technical training

Accra —The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, UNESCO, says the millennium pledge made by international leaders that all children would have a primary education by 2015 is going to be ‘missed by a large margin’. This is as a result of lack of funds and a general lack of interest in education. Continue reading

UNIC Accra holds press briefing on the opening of the 67th Regular Session of the UN General Assembly

Accra – UNIC Accra recently held a press briefing on the opening of the 67th Session of the UN General Assembly. Among the dignitaries present were his Excellency the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Ambassador Chris Kpodo, Director of Multilateral Bureau of the Ministry and the UN Heads of Agencies. Continue reading

African Policy Makers Seek to Reduce Pollution for Clean Air Benefits and Climate Protection

Accra – Today, high-level government officials, policymakers, environmental experts, and industrial stakeholders from 15 countries from across Africa and around the world converged in Africa for the first time in order to identify ways to reduce emissions of short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) from the African continent.  Continue reading