Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) |

UNESCO Launches the Portuguese version of its Toolkit for the Judiciary in Africa

The Toolkit provides a theoretical and practical understanding of the key issues pertaining to the rights to freedom of expression, access to information, and the safety of journalists

As part of its on-going project of strengthening the role of judicial actors in Africa on international and regional standards on freedom of expression and the safety of journalists, UNESCO has launched the Portuguese version of its Legal Standards on Freedom of Expression: Toolkit for the Judiciary in Africa. The Toolkit…

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    • IOM's psychosocial-oriented livelihood activities for displaced populations in camps and host communities in north-east Nigeria are part of the organization's Migrant Health and Psycho-social Support services
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IOM's First Psychosocial Counselling Master’s Degree in Nigeria Aims to Benefit Victims of Conflict

It was developed to localize community-based mental health and psychosocial support response, while also raising awareness and building the national capacity of humanitarian actors

People affected by conflict will benefit from help provided by graduates of the International Organization for Migration's (IOM) first Professional Master’s Degree Programme in Psychosocial Counselling and Conflict Transformation in Nigeria.  The degree is offered in partnership with the Centre for Peace, Diplomatic and Development Studies of the University of Maiduguri and aligns with…

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    • UNPOL officers deployed to UNMISS in Warrap recently conducted a refresher training on policing for 12 of their national counterparts in Warrap. The objective is for these officers to trickle down their learning to other colleagues. Photo by Peter Kuol/UNMISS
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United Nations Police (UNPOL) officers conduct two-day refresher training for national policing counterparts in Warrap

The course consisted of interactive sessions on crime scene investigations, report writing, recording statements, preparing cases and familiarization with court procedures

Twelve police officers in Tonj South county, Warrap state, recently improved upon their investigative skills, thanks to a two-day refresher course facilitated by United Nations Police officers deployed here.   The course consisted of interactive sessions on crime scene investigations, report writing, recording statements, preparing cases and familiarization with court…

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    • Youth in Malakal have recently been taught different vocational skills by Indian peacekeepers. Photo: Samuel Adwok/UNMISS
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Indian peacekeepers in Malakal teach youth carpentry, welding, masonry and more

As many people lack the know-how needed to get gainfully employed

Masonry, carpentry, welding, electrical issues: whatever you need a hand with, at least one of the forty Malakal youth trained for ten days by Indian peacekeepers serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan is likely to be able to assist you. “What a man can do, a woman…

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    • Empowering Africa’s Youth: The launching of the African Energy Chamber’s Energy Pioneers Program (By Leon van der Merwe)
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Empowering Africa’s Youth: The launching of the African Energy Chamber’s Energy Pioneers Program (By Leon van der Merwe)

The AEC is taking hands with it’s members, partners and affiliates to support and encourage our youth in their professional development

By Leon van der Merwe, EPP Coordinator The leap from University to the working environment can be somewhat intimidating. The purpose of Academia is not to prepare you with all the skills needed to effectively and efficiently contribute at the workplace. It is, in my view, to assist scholastically in…

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CORRECTION: African Energy Chamber (AEC) Launches Energy Pioneers Program to bring more Africans and Young people into the energy industry

Through this internship program, participants are exposed to the day and life of seasoned and reputable professionals within the energy sector

The AEC Energy Pioneers Program (https://bit.ly/3CcHvPf) is the Chamber’s (www.EnergyChamber.org) first-of-its-kind internship program intended to provide high-calibre and exclusive opportunities to individuals, by means of promoting continuous learning and valuing growth, both professionally and personally. Through this internship program, participants are exposed to the day and life of seasoned and reputable professionals…

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Agility, International Rescue Committee to Train Youth in Côte d’Ivoire

IRC will train 380 young people at Agility Logistics Park in Abidjan

Agility (www.Agility.com), a leader in supply chain services, innovation and investment, and the International Rescue Committee (IRC), an organization that provides emergency aid and long-term assistance to populations affected by conflict and other catastrophes, have partnered to provide entrepreneurship and life skills training to youth in Côte d’Ivoire. As part…

African Energy Chamber
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The Energy Pioneers Program: A Pan-African Internship

Through the EPP the African Energy Chamber is striving to empower the youth

The AEC Energy Pioneers Program (https://bit.ly/3hnNitq) is the Chamber’s first of its kind internship program designed to provide quality opportunities to individuals, promoting continued learning and growth, both professionally and in participants’ personal journeys. Through this internship program, participants are exposed to the day and life of professionals within the…

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UN Peace Chief Visits Conflict and Flood-affected Malakal in South Sudan

As part of a four-day peace mission to South Sudan, the Under-Secretary-General for United Nations Peace Operations visited the area to see first-hand the impact on communities

Flying across the Upper Nile, it’s easy to see the impact of flooding on the local population. Many areas are water-logged which is creating additional hardship for people already suffering as the result of sporadic fighting between community militia groups as well as persistent cattle-raiding. People have lost their crops,…

Source: Liquid Intelligent Technologies |

Estonia president launches partnership for transforming education digitally in Kenya

Kenya Literature Bureau, StarCloud LLC Estonia, Risk Africa Innovatis, UNICEF and Liquid Intelligent Technologies partnered to digitise books and make them available to learners in school

The rapid adoption of technology over the last 18 months has transformatively powered production and service delivery around the globe. In the education sector, integration of technology in learning enhances student's interest in learning, collaboration among teachers and students, and prepares learners for the digital future. It also enables them…