Technology is changing the face of education in UNRWA schools.

‪#‎myvoicemyschool‬ is a pilot educational project linking Palestinian refugee teenagers displaced due to the Syrian conflict with their peers in three British schools. Through live video conversations and customized teaching materials, students and teachers will explore how education can help meet their future aspirations.

Find out more and meet the young people: http://goo.gl/azplg3

Ban Ki-moon visited ‪#‎Gaza‬ on Tuesday and spent time at the UN Jabalia Elementary Girls School, which sheltered hundreds of Palestinians and was destroyed by multiple shells in July. Now the school is open and children are back.

Read his statement in Gaza: http://j.mp/1o9aQDo

Ban Ki-moon visited #Gaza on Tuesday to see sites destroyed by the summer’s conflict and highlight the need for reconstruction.

The Secretary-General spent time at the UN Jabalia Elementary Girls School, which sheltered hundreds of Palestinians and was destroyed by multiple shells in July. Now the school is open and children are back.

“Not long ago, this was the site of terrible tragedy. Today it is a symbol of resilience – of learning – of the possibility of a better day,” he said.

Read his full remarks at: http://j.mp/1o9aQDo

African agriculture has the greatest promise: a growing population, vibrant markets and half the world’s uncultivated arable land. Yet, the average African farm performs at only about 40% of its potential.
How can Africa reach its agricultural potential?
During this week’s Africa Week and World Food Week, explore the new interactive infographic from Farming First and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD): http://www.farmingfirst.org/africanag/

‪#‎WFD2014‬

African agriculture has the greatest promise: a growing population, vibrant markets and half the world’s uncultivated arable land. Yet, the average African farm performs at only about 40% of its potential.

How can Africa reach its agricultural potential?

During this week’s Africa Week and World Food Week, explore the new interactive infographic from Farming First and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD): http://www.farmingfirst.org/africanag/

‪#‎WFD2014‬


Despite the immense challenges of the ‪#‎Ebola‬ outbreak in West Africa, local health care workers and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are working on the front lines of ‪#‎Ebolaresponse‬ — in field hospitals, Ebola treatment units and training facilities and more.
NGOs have mobilized thousands of personnel, and thanks to their relentless efforts, have saved many lives.
Take a look at a photo album showing their heroic work here: http://j.mp/1CVeWlD

Despite the immense challenges of the ‪#‎Ebola‬ outbreak in West Africa, local health care workers and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are working on the front lines of ‪#‎Ebolaresponse‬ — in field hospitals, Ebola treatment units and training facilities and more.

NGOs have mobilized thousands of personnel, and thanks to their relentless efforts, have saved many lives.

Take a look at a photo album showing their heroic work here: http://j.mp/1CVeWlD