Monthly Archives: February 2012

The State of the Worlds Children 2012: Children in an Urban World

The UNESCO Centre at the University of Ulster warmly welcomes a new report from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). “The State of the World’s Children 2012: Children in an Urban World” Continue reading

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Education and Peacebuilding in Conflict Affected States

UNESCO Chair in Education at the University of Ulster, Professor Alan Smith, recently travelled to United Nations Headquarters in New York to present the findings of a 15-month research project carried out for UNICEF on The Role of Education in Peacebuilding to an audience of senior global officials. Continue reading

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UNESCO Centre Response to Northern Ireland Draft Programme for Government

The UNESCO Centre today submitted its response to the Northern Ireland Draft Programme for Government. Continue reading

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UNESCO Centre Researchers Edit New Book on Education and Internally Displaced Persons

UNESCO Centre Director and UNESCO Chair in Education for Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy, Professor Alan Smith, and Christine Smith, Research Associate at the UNESCO Centre have just completed work on editing a new book containing a selection of case studies entitled, ‘Education and Internally Displaced Persons’. Continue reading

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CYP Welcomes Ministerial Commitment to Referendum on Childrens Rights

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald, welcomes the commitment given today at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children to hold a constitutional referendum on children’s rights this year. Continue reading

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CYP Meets With Children and Youth Affairs Minister Frances Fitzgerald TD

Senior Research Team members from the Children and Youth Programme, a collaboration between the two UNESCO Chairs in Ireland at the University of Ulster and NUI Galway, travelled to Dublin on Friday to meet with the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald TD. Continue reading

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Second Children and Youth Programme Report Released

The Children and Youth Programme at the UNESCO Centre is happy to introduce the second Foundation Report from the Children and Youth Programme. Continue reading

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