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UNESCO launches an online course in Arabic on “Journalism in a pandemic: Covering COVID-19 now and in the future”

UNESCO launches an online course in Arabic on “Journalism in a pandemic: Covering COVID-19 now and in the future”

Beirut, 25 January 2021 – A Massive Open Online Course “Journalism in a Pandemic: Covering COVID 19 Now and in the Future“, offered by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin is now available in Arabic in a self-directed format. The UNESCO Beirut office has translated the

UNESCO Beirut and Education Cannot Wait A commitment to quality and continuity of education in Lebanon

Thursday, 10 December 2020 – UNESCO Beirut and Education Cannot Wait (ECW) today launched their new partnership to rehabilitate damaged schools following the 4 August 2020 Beirut explosions, at a press conference held at the Achrafiyeh 3rd Public School. The high-level press conference included the participation of the Minister of Education and Higher Education H.E.

The Director General launches from Beirut the international call “Li Beirut” to support education, culture and heritage

Paris, 27 August—The Director-General of UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay, on Thursday launched an international fund raising appeal, Li Beirut (For Beirut in Arabic), to support the rehabilitation of schools, historic heritage buildings, museums, galleries and the creative economy, all of which suffered extensive damage in the deadly explosions that shook the Lebanese capital on 4 August.

UNESCO Beirut and the Regional Center for Educational Planning initiate a regional dialogue on the Future of Education after COVID-19 in presence of UAE Minister of Education

The current global pandemic has changed anticipated futures across the globe. The COVID-19 crisis is both world-shattering and world-making as there is a widely shared sense that humanity is at a defining moment for rethinking the future. While a reflection on probable/anticipated and possible/alternative futures is well underway within UNESCO’s Futures of Education: Learning to

UNESCO Beirut supports the Center for Educational, Research and Development through a train of trainers’ online workshop on “Learning to Teach Online”

Beirut, 20 May 2020 – The COVID-19 outbreak has translated into a major education crisis, causing school closure worldwide and disruption of regular education services.  In the Arab region, where 13 million children and youth are already out-of-school due to conflict, an additional 100 million learners are now affected by school interruption. While many Arab

UNESCO Beirut kicks-off the Arab-Africa Inter-Regional workshop and TTF focal points meeting on : “Aligning Curriculum/Learning, Teacher Policies and Practices, and Assessment (ED-ALIGN)”

Beirut, 17 June 2019 – In the context of UNESCO’s support to its Member States in implementing Education Agenda 2030, and under the patronage of Lebanon’s Minister of Education Mr Akram Chehayeb, UNESCO’s Regional Office for Education in the Arab States (UNESCO Beirut) launched today a 3-day Arab-Africa Inter-Regional workshop and Teacher Task Force (TTF)


Director of UNESCO’s Regional Bureau for Education in the Arab States Dr Hamed Al-Hamami calls on educational partners to commit to inclusive education and to prevent any form of discrimination while promoting equality in educational opportunities On the occasion of the Global Action Week for Education 2019 (24 April to 1 May) and in the