INTERVIEW: Transform education, and avoid a global learning crisis

One of the centrepieces of the opening week of the new General Assembly session is an event aimed at focusing fresh attention on the global crisis surrounding learning, and proposing solutions to make education fit for the Twenty-First Century. Ahead of the event, UN News spoke to Leonardo Garnier, the Special Advisor charged with making the Transforming Education Summit a success.Läs hela artikel här

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NATO steps up engagement with private sector on emerging technologies

Leaders from the technology sector exchanged views on innovation and emerging and disruptive technologies with NATO Allies in the North Atlantic Council on Wednesday (14 September 2022). Allies were joined by Brad Smith, President of Microsoft; Oliver Lewis, Co-Founder of Rebellion Defence; and Stefan Brieschenk, Co-Founder of Rocket Factory. NATO continues to engage with the private sector to ensure the Alliance maintains its technological edge.Läs hela nyheten här

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Lewis Hamilton lines up with UNHCR in equality drive for refugee children’s education

Racing driver Sir Lewis Hamilton, seven-time Formula 1 world champion, is backing a fresh call from the UN on Tuesday for all refugee children and youth to be given access to a full quality education. He’s one driving force behind the release of a new report from UN refugee agency, UNHCR, revealing the urgent need for more international support for refugee students. Läs hela artikel här

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NATO Secretary General and U.S. Secretary of State address NATO’s strong response to Russia’s war on Ukraine

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to NATO Headquarters on Friday (9 September 2022) for discussions in the North Atlantic Council about Russia’s brutal war on Ukraine. Mr Stoltenberg highlighted the unprecedented military, financial and humanitarian aid from NATO Allies to help Ukraine uphold its right to self-defence.Läs hela nyheten här

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NATO Secretary General highlights need for more support to Ukraine

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg participated in a meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Thursday (8 September 2022). The Secretary General underscored the need for more military aid to be sent to Ukraine to enable it to uphold its right to self-defence. He welcomed that NATO Allies continue to step up with more military, financial and humanitarian support for Ukraine.Läs hela nyheten här

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