Peace is Paramount: Uganda MoES Hosts Peace-Building Policy Dialogue

  On 6 March 2018, the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES) with the UNESCO IICBA and UNESCO Kampala Office hosted a policy dialogue on teacher training for peacebuilding in Kampala, Uganda. This activity is an essential element of UNESCO IICBA’s Teacher Training and Development for Peace-building in the Horn of Africa and Surrounding Countries… Continue reading

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Commemoration of the 3rd African Day of School Feeding

INTRODUCTION The African Union commemorated the 3rd African Day of School Feeding (ADSF) on 1st March 2018 at Glen View 2 Primary School in Harare, Zimbabwe, under the patronage of His Excellency the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe; as established by the AU Assembly Decision 589 XXVI. School Feeding contributes to attainment of Agenda 2063 by… Continue reading

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UNESCO-IICBA and the Embassy of Japan Signing Ceremony to Launch a Project for Peace Building and the Prevention of Violent Extremism

UNESCO-IICBA and the Embassy of Japan in Ethiopia officially launched the ‘Youth Empowerment for Peace and Resilience Building and Prevention of Violent Extremism in Sahel Countries through Teacher Development’ project on 6 March 2018 at a signing ceremony held at the UNESCO-IICBA office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The ceremony was attended by H.E. Mr. Shinichi… Continue reading

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Japan assists UNESCO IICBA Project for Peace Building and Prevention of Violent Extremism

On 6 March 2018, H.E. Mr. Shinichi Saida, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Permanent Representative to African Union and IGAD, together with Dr. Yumiko Yokozeki, Director of the UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (IICBA), signed a project agreement between the Government of Japan and UNESCO… Continue reading

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