UNESCO 🏛️ #Education #Sciences
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A space where all people, of all races and religions can pray for peace?
That’s the meditation space at UNECO’s HQ designed by Japanese architect Tadao Ando. It was built to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the institution 25 years ago!
Machines aren’t biased, humans are.
With male developers dominating the field of #AI, systems will be more likely developed with integrated gender bias.
To prevent AI from reproducing existing stereotypes, we must break the barriers for women in AI tech: https://t.co/7MVUv41VsR https://t.co/izZTr54FOh
Dreams and hopes of girls and women in Afghanistan have been ripped away.
Their fundamental #RightToEducation has been violated.
This is unacceptable.
Join our call to #LetAfghanGirlsLearn!
On #BlackHistoryMonth, let's remember Rosa Parks, born #OnThisDay in 1913.
Let's remember that it is never too late to start doing what is right.
Let's be like Rosa Parks.
Let's #StandUp4HumanRights and #FightRacism & all forms of intolerance & hate.
A lost love letter from a WWII soldier, found in the wreck of the SS Gairsoppa, was brought back to life by the London Postal Museum.
It sank with the torpedoed ship in 1941 and was found off the Irish coast in 2011.
Learn about #UnderwaterHeritage: https://t.co/9i2OKfct86 https://t.co/3WICA2XdZM
♀️ Did you know that #Ai data collection is gender biased & not geographically diverse enough? ♂️
AI can provide key insights on learning trends & best practices.
But we must ensure balance in data collection + usage for equitable & inclusive AI!
The climate crisis is a humanitarian crisis, affecting the most vulnerable who contribute the least to it.
It’s time to see REAL #ClimateAction, not empty promises.
To help protect underwater #CulturalHeritage, follow these 3 easy steps:
Do not touch sunken remains
Do not take any souvenirs
Report any found remains
Learn more about @UNESCO's 2001 Convention aimed at protecting underwater cultural heritage: https://t.co/9i2OKfct86 https://t.co/V8qqCLjnVQ
One million species are on the edge of extinction.
So why is the world not making a difference?
We must be the change the world needs.
Let's #ActNow to protect our #biodiversity!
See how you can help save this planet: https://t.co/XzRC1dOI9s #ClimateAction https://t.co/UUwreKVVm8
A single coin can tell many stories. So what happens when 600,000 coins are looted from an 1804 shipwreck?
Treasure hunters, a legal battle, and a race against time to protect #UnderwaterHeritage is all in a day's work for UNESCO's 2001 Convention.
The #RightToEducation begins at birth!
But only half of all countries globally guarantee free pre-primary education.
Every child, everywhere must have equal access and opportunity to early childhood education!
https://t.co/pbm3QEilgr #EducationStartsEarly #StandUp4HumanRights https://t.co/1tbzvuoWr4
The effects of #ClimateChange are not only visible in rising temperatures and melting glaciers, they are affecting every life on our planet and our shared #WorldHeritage.
To save the planet, we urgently need to take #ClimateAction: https://t.co/6DnhdRuPoL https://t.co/myaW9LdsjF
Quality education shouldn’t be limited to a privileged few. It must be accessible to everyone!
Has your country ratified @UNESCO's Convention against Discrimination in Education?
https://t.co/E1QglU9brI #RightToEducation https://t.co/u6k64r2Kfp
Let's protect the marine species that make our blue so full of life!
Discover our e-DNA initiative, where citizens help scientists better understand #biodiversity & climate vulnerability across @UNESCO marine #WorldHeritage sites.
Just released: The new #EducationDay #SDG4 Scorecard on national benchmarks shows that 3 in 4 countries have submitted their targets.
Read the report by @GEMReport and @UNESCOstat to see if they’re on track: https://t.co/LpOv4Ba1qO https://t.co/kz74dPaOkV
Can you guess which was the only journal Nelson #Mandela read on Robben Island? That's right – the @UNESCOCourier!
Check out the UNESCO Courier's special tribute to this brave advocate of human rights: https://t.co/71KfI7oIxK https://t.co/F1ca9oykmn
Young Ulos weavers from Toba, Indonesia, have learned to use alternative eco-friendly materials, such as wood scraps and chemical-free paint, to enhance the sustainability of their #LivingHeritage practice.
Learn more about the @UNESCO pilot project:
Wetlands play a vital role for cities & the :
Serve as a source of drinking water
Urban Wetlands make cities liveable
On #WorldWetlandsDay, read why we need to protect them for future generations in the @UNESCOCourier: https://t.co/fSyCWHwgdn https://t.co/QZjDgUYPtr
Humankind has always marvelled at the wild animals with which it coexists and on which it depends.
But today, wildlife is under threat.
We must #ActNow, so the next generation doesn't face a dramatic wave of extinction!
Learn more: https://t.co/VHDd5ZmJ9W #ForNature https://t.co/jBxMg3LDYi
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