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GLOB EDUCAT MONITOR RPT 2021/2

Global Education Monitoring Report 2021/2

Non-state Actors in Education: Who Chooses? Who Loses?

Series:
Global Education Monitoring Report
4 Nov 2022
Non-state actors’ role extends beyond provision of schooling to interventions at various education levels and influence spheres. Alongside its review of progress towards SDG 4, including emerging evidence on the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact, the 2021/2 Global Education Monitoring Report urges gover...
ENG YNG PPLE IMPLMT ESD ECE REG

Engaging Young People in the Implementation of ESD in the UNECE Region

Good Practices in the Engagement of Youth in Education for Sustainable Development

11 Nov 2022
Ever since Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) was officially embedded in the Sustainable Development Goals in 2015, many assumed that ESD had arrived in formal education settings. In reality however, this is only true to quite a small degree. Its uptake within the UNECE region has been s...
ESTADO MUNDIAL DE LA INFANCIA 2021

Estado mundial de la infancia 2021

En mi mente, Promover, proteger y cuidar la salud mental de la infancia

Series:
Estado mundial de la infancia
2 Aug 2022
La pandemia de COVID-19 ha generado una gran preocupación por la salud mental de toda una generación de niños. Pero la pandemia puede representar solo la punta de un iceberg de salud mental, un iceberg que hemos ignorado durante demasiado tiempo. Por primera vez, El Estado Mundial de la Infancia ...
LA SITUAT DS ENFANTS DS LE MONDE

La situation des enfants dans le monde 2021

Dans ma tête,promouvoir, protéger et prendre encharge la santé mentale des enfants

Series:
Situation des enfants dans le monde
1 Aug 2022
La pandémie de COVID-19 a soulevé d'énormes inquiétudes pour la santé mentale de toute une génération d'enfants. Mais la pandémie ne représente peut-être que la pointe de l'iceberg de la santé mentale - un iceberg que nous avons ignoré pendant trop longtemps. Pour la première fois, la situation d...
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 2021(A)

The State of the World's Children 2021 (Arabic language)

On My Mind Promoting, Protecting and Caring for Children’s Mental Health

1 Aug 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has raised huge concerns for the mental health of an entire generation of children. But the pandemic may represent only the tip of a mental health iceberg – an iceberg we have ignored for far too long. For the first time, The State of the World’s Children 2021 examines the m...
INNOCENTI REPORT CARD 17 (I)

Places and Spaces (Italian language)

Environments and Children's Well-being

Series:
Innocenti Report Card (Italian language)
5 Jul 2022
Report Card 17 explores how 43 OECD/EU countries are faring in providing healthy environments for children. Do children have clean water to drink? Do they have good-quality air to breathe? Are their homes free of lead and mould? How many children live in overcrowded homes? How many have access to...
CIVIL SOCIETY & DISARMAMENT 2022

Civil Society and Disarmament 2022

Be Flat ♭, Be Sharp ♯, Be Inspired – Voices of Youth

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Civil Society and Disarmament
20 Jan 2023
Launched in 2019, the #Youth4Disarmament (Y4D) initiative of the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) seeks to engage, educate and empower young people to facilitate their meaningful contribution to disarmament efforts. The “Spotlight Stories” section of the Y4D community website...
IRC RESRCH RPT LIFE IN LOCKDOWN

Life in Lockdown

Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Well-being in the Time of COVID-19

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
20 Oct 2021
COVID-19 lockdowns have significantly disrupted the daily lives of children and adolescents, with increased time at home, online learning and limited physical social interaction. This report seeks to understand the immediate effects on their mental health. Covering more than 130,000 children and ...
IRC RESRCH RPT TEACH ATTEND GAMBIA

Time to Teach: Teacher Attendance and Time on Task in Primary Schools in The Gambia

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
26 Oct 2021
The international standards for teaching time in a year are 880 hours. In The Gambia, dedicated teaching time in a year is 734 hours. This reduced time is exacerbated by teacher absenteeism that varies across the different regions in the country from 12 to 30%, and is a barrier to achieving the r...
IRC RESRCH RPT TEACH ATTEND GUINEA

Time to Teach: Teacher Attendance and Time on Task in Primary Schools in Guinea-Bissau

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
20 Oct 2021
Teacher absenteeism is one of the most troubling obstacles on the path toward universal access to learning opportunities at school. Over the past decades, studies have found that teacher absenteeism is particularly prevalent in certain parts of Africa. While Guinea-Bissau has not administered or ...
IRC RESRCH RPT PLAYING THE GAME

Playing the Game

A Framework and Toolkit for Successful Child Focused Sport for Development Programmes

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
20 Oct 2021
To identify best practices in S4D programming and achieve a stronger evidence base on how S4D interventions can work effectively, the Playing the Game report and Toolkit draw on ten qualitative in-depth case studies undertaken with S4D organizations operating in different world regions and across...
IRC RESRCH RPT REOPEN WITH RESILIE

Reopening with Resilience

Lessons from Remote Learning During COVID-19

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
25 Oct 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic led to school closures around the world, affecting almost 1.6 billion students. The effects of even short disruptions in a child’s schooling on their learning and well-being have been shown to be acute and long lasting. The capacities of education systems to respond to the c...
IRC RESRCH RPT DIFF DOLLAR DAY MAK

The Difference a Dollar a Day Makes

A Study of UNICEF Jordan’s Hajati Programme

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
20 May 2021
What difference does a dollar a day make? For the poorest households in Jordan, many of whom escaped conflict in the Syrian Arab Republic, UNICEF Jordan’s Hajati humanitarian cash transfer programme helps them keep their children in school, fed and clothed – all for less than one dollar per day. ...
IRC RESRCH RPT ECON CRISIS & CHILD

Economic Crisis and Child Well-being in the West and Central Africa Region

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
28 Oct 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic that swept over the world from early 2020 has triggered both health and economic shocks of unprecedented proportions in recent memory. Some estimates suggest that the consequences of these shocks will likely erase most of the progress made in global development over the past...
STATE OF WORLDS CHILDREN 2021

The State of the World's Children 2021

On My Mind Promoting, Protecting and Caring for Children’s Mental Health

Series:
State of the World's Children
20 Jan 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has raised huge concerns for the mental health of an entire generation of children. But the pandemic may represent only the tip of a mental health iceberg – an iceberg we have ignored for far too long. For the first time, The State of the World’s Children 2021 examines the m...
IRC RESRCH RPT REIMAGINING MIGRATI

Reimagining Migration Responses in Somaliland and Puntland

Learning from Migrant Children and Young People’s Experiences - Summary Report

Series:
Innocenti Research Reports
15 Sep 2021
Migration is a regular feature of life in the Horn of Africa. It takes multiple forms and is driven by numerous factors, including personal aspirations, economic exclusion and forced displacement as a consequence of inter-ethnic communal violence or natural disasters. As part of a regional resear...
CHILDREN AGENTS POSITIVE CHANGE

Children as Agents of Positive Change

A Mapping of Children’s Initiatives Across Regions, Towards an Inclusive and Healthy World Free From Violence

6 May 2021
This publication provides an overview of children’s diverse roles in helping to prevent, address, and report violence, as well as of effective actions taken, including peer support. It offers insight into how children contribute to and are an active part of solutions to building back better and a...
WHEN THE MUSIC STOPS

When the Music Stops

The Impact of Terrorism on Malian Youth

27 Jan 2021
This report is part of a project jointly carried out by the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) and the International Centre for Counter–Terrorism – The Hague (ICCT). Through field research and primary data analysis it aims to advance knowledge and awareness...
FREEDOM FROM FEAR NO.16

Freedom from Fear, Issue No.16

The Day we Discovered our Fragility and our Strength

Series:
Freedom from Fear
14 Oct 2020
This issue of UNICRI’s Freedom From Fear (F3) magazine addresses the collateral effects of COVID-19 (coronavirus) impacting criminal justice, namely, the growing influence of organized crime and terrorism and the rise of violence against and exploitation of women and children. It is significant t...
A CHILD

A Child’s Right to Rights

17 Nov 2020
Written from the perspective of a child, this book explains in simple text many of the rights that are found in the United Nations’ Convention of the Rights of the Child: from the right to play, to learn, and to share thoughts freely to protection from harmful work, violence, and exploitation. Yo...
HIDDN SCARS: VIOL MNTAL HLTH CHLDR

Hidden Scars: How Violence Harms the Mental Health of Children

1 Jul 2021
More than 1 billion children – half of all children in the world – are exposed to violence every year, in many forms and places, online and off. Whether a target or a witness, a child's exposure to violence has a severe impact on mental health. Such experiences with violence are often traumatic, ...
PROTECT CHILD VIOLENCE IN COVID

Protecting Children from Violence in the Time of COVID-19

Disruptions in Prevention and Response Services

26 Aug 2020
Violence is an all-too-real part of life for children around the globe – regardless of their economic circumstances and sociocultural background – with both immediate and long-term consequences. Available data indicate that children’s experience of violence is widespread, taking different forms: ...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE: UNDERSTAN (I)

Sfere di influenza

Un'analisi dei fattori che condizionano il benessere dei bambini nei paesi ricchi

Series:
Innocenti Report Card (Italian language)
8 Apr 2021
Negli ultimi 20 anni, la serie Innocenti Report Card ha aperto la via al confronto del benessere infantile nei paesi ricchi. La Report Card 16 sviluppa ulteriormente questo tema adottando un approccio multilivello per dimostrare che il benessere dei bambini è influenzato dalle loro azioni e relaz...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE: UNDERSTAN (S)

Mundos de influencia

¿Cuáles son los determinantes del bienestar infantil en los países ricos?

Series:
Report card de Innocenti
8 Apr 2021
Desde hace 20 años, la serie Report Card de Innocenti ha tomado la iniciativa al comparar el bienestar infantil en los países ricos. El Report Card n.º 16 da continuidad a esta labor con un enfoque a diversos niveles que demuestra que en el bienestar infantil inciden las acciones y relaciones de ...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE: UNDERSTAN (F)

Des mondes d’influence

Comprendre ce qui détermine le bien-être des enfants dans les pays riches

Series:
Bilan innocenti
6 Apr 2021
Depuis 20 ans, les Bilans Innocenti jouent un rôle moteur dans la comparaison du bien-être des enfants dans les pays riches. Le Bilan Innocenti 16 va plus loin en adoptant une approche pluridisciplinaire pour montrer que le bien-être des enfants est influencé par leurs propres actions et relation...
WORLDS OF INFLUENCE UNDERSTANDING

Worlds of Influence

Understanding What Shapes Child Well-being in Rich Countries

Series:
Innocenti Report Card
15 Apr 2021
For the last 20 years, the Innocenti Report Card series has led the way in comparing children’s well-being across rich countries. Report Card 16 develops this further through a multi-level approach to show that children’s well-being is influenced by children’s own actions and relationships, by th...
POPULAT VITAL STAT RPT V73

Population and Vital Statistics Report, January 2021

Series:
Statistical papers - United Nations (Ser. A), Population and vital statistics report
17 Mar 2021
This issue of the Population and Vital Statistics Report presents data for countries or areas on population size (total, male, and female) from the latest available census, estimated total population size for 2018 or 2019 (the later available year), and the number and rate of vital events (live b...