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UNESCO, African Union push continental ‘Bologna process’

The African Union Commission is pushing for all of its 54 member countries to ratify the UNESCO-backed 2014 Addis Convention – the Revised Convention on the Recognition of Studies, Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees and Other Academic Qualifications in Higher Education in African States.

The new protocol replaces the 1981 Arusha Convention, which had only been endorsed by 20 countries.(...)  - University World News, by Wachira Kigotho, 14 August 2015, Issue No:377

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UNESCO's science policy schemes face funding crisis

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Two initiatives for capacity building in science policy and streamlining global science decision-making have been hit by a lack of funds. - SciDev.Net, by Naomi Antony, 10 décembre 2012
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Higher education and the post-2015 development goals – UNESCO

In a new briefing report, UNESCO has identified tertiary education as a fundamental element towards progress in each of 16 proposed post-2015 global sustainable development goals.

According to the report (http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0022/002296/229603E.pdf), Sustainable Development Post-2015 Begins with Education, higher education is intertwined with the suggested global development targets that will replace the current United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals when they expire next year. (...) - University World News, by Wachira Kigotho, 26 September 2014,  Issue No:336

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New UNESCO interactive map on global student mobility

East Asia and the Pacific is the largest source of international students, representing 28% of the world’s 3.6 million mobile students in 2010. Central Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa have the most mobile students, and several countries have more students abroad than at home.

These facts are highlighted in a new “Global Flow of Tertiary-level Students” interactive map published by the UNESCO institute of Statistics (UIS) in Canada last month. (...) - University World News, Wagdy Sawahel, 04 November 2012

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