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UNAI Newsletter / November - December 2016

See the attached Nov. - Dec. 2016 United Nations Academic Impact Newsletter
The 71st UN General Assembly Has Started and You Can Watch It All Live!

The 71st annual United Nations General Assembly has started at UN Headquarters in New York! The UNGA will be dealing with a range of important issues including the refugee crisis, countering violent extremism, disarmament, maintaining peace and security, promoting human rights and justice and taking stock of the Sustainable Development Goals one year after their adoption
On International Day, UN says youth can lead global drive for a more sustainable future

The world's young people – who make up the largest generation of youth in history – can lead a global drive to break the patterns of the past and set the world on course to a more sustainable future, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said youth, with their creativity and idealism are the key to delivering the goals of the new UN sustainability agenda.
Iranian student wins Multilingual Essay Contest

TEHRAN, 25 July 2016 (UNIC) – “ELS Educational Services, Inc”., is pleased to announce that 60 students from around the world have been selected as winners of the 2016 Many Languages, One World international essay contest.
Many Languages, One World Global Youth Forum on 29 July in the UN General Assembly Hall

United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and ELS Educational Services, Inc. cordially invite you to the Many Languages, One World Global Youth Forum
UNAI Newsletter / May - June 2016

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Countries Commit to Action to End AIDS by 2030

United Nations Member States committed to implementing a bold agenda to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 during the United Nations General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Ending AIDS, held at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 8 to 10 June
Education for All 2000-2015: Only a third of countries reached global education goals

Just one third of countries have achieved all of the measurable Education for All (EFA) goals set in 2000. Only half of all countries have achieved the most watched goal of universal primary enrolment
SDGs/Goal 4: Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development

Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development. Major progress has been made towards increasing access to education at all levels and increasing enrolment rates in schools particularly for women and girls