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Best papers and drawings about “Chemistry, our life, our future” were chosen. Students will come to Brasilia for the award ceremony, on World Science Day for Peace and Development, in November.
On 03 September, in Natal (RN), UNESCO will launch the publication “Teaching policies in Brazil: state of the art”, developed in partnership with the Ministry of Education (MEC) and with the support of the National Council of Secretaries of Education (CONSED) and the National Union of the Municipal Directors of Education (UNDIME).
The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, today condemned the murder of Brazilian radio journalist Valderlei Canuto Leandro, known for his denunciation of corruption, on 1 September.
The registration period for the fifth edition of Teachers of Brazil have been extended until October 15th. The competition will reward the best learning experiences, those that are proven successful in facing learning difficulties at the school and were developed by public school teachers throughout the country, at all levels of basic education.
In a public hearing organized by the Brazilian National Council of Education (CNE), on 22 September, the preliminary version of the curriculum guidelines on human rights education was presented and discussed with the Brazilian Ministry of Human Rights, education practitioners, NGOs and several human rights militants.
Seven Brazilian researchers won the L’Oreal/UNESCO/ABC award for Women in Science and will receive a US$ 20.000,00 scholarship, in Reais, to help develop their research projects. The announcement was made by the Prize’s jury, presided over by Professor Jacob Palis, president of the Brazilian Academy of the Sciences (ABC). The award ceremony will be held on 28 September, in the Golden Room of Copacabana Palace Hotel, in Rio de Janeiro.
Message from Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of the International Day of Peace, 21 September 2011
“Peace and Democracy: Make Your Voice Heard”
Only some 13 per cent of young people in Guinea-Bissau could correctly identify how HIV was transmitted, according to a 2010 survey. And 21 per cent have already engaged in sexual relations by the age of 15.
12.09.11 Plaza de Mayo Grandmothers to receive Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize at UNESCO Headquarters
The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo (Argentina) will receive the 2010 Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize at UNESCO Headquarters on 14 September (3 p.m., Room I), in the presence of the President of Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, President of Côte d’Ivoire Alassane Dramane Ouattara and several other Heads of State or Government.
The International Congress "Education: Urgent Agenda 'will be held in Brasilia from 13 to 16 September 2011.