United Nations / Naciones Unidas

http://www.un.org/

Unión Internacional de Telecomunicaciones (ITU / UIT)

https://www.itu.int/

La UIT es el organismo especializado de las Naciones Unidas para las Tecnologías de la Información y la Comunicación – TIC.

Atribuimos el espectro radioeléctrico y las órbitas de satélite a escala mundial, elaboramos normas técnicas que garantizan la interconexión continua de las redes y las tecnologías, y nos esforzamos por mejorar el acceso a las TIC de las comunidades insuficientemente atendidas de todo el mundo.

La UIT está comprometida para conectar a toda la población mundial – dondequiera que viva y cualesquiera que sean los medios de que disponga. Por medio de nuestra labor, protegemos y apoyamos el derecho fundamental de todos a comunicar.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

http://www.un.org/en/universal-declaration-human-rights/

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 December 1948 (General Assembly resolution 217 A) as a common standard of achievements for all peoples and all nations. It sets out, for the first time, fundamental human rights to be universally protected and it has been translated into over 500 languages.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights 70 years: 1948 – 2018

https://www.un.org/en/udhr-video/

In the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 2018, join us in standing up for human rights!

Human rights are everyone’s rights. Help spread the word, in your own language.

Communication and Information

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/

The Communication and Information Sector (CI) was established in its present form in 1990. Its programmes are rooted in UNESCO’s Constitution, which requires the Organization to promote the “free flow of ideas by word and image.” Besides its staff at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, the CI Sector is represented in 27 UNESCO field offices.

Media Development

http://en.unesco.org/themes/media-development

UNESCO’s approach to media development includes tailored activities that are context-sensitive, and which also take account of the challenges and opportunities created by the rapidly changing media environment. The special-purpose International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) is a unique multilateral forum in the UN system that mobilises the international community to support media in developing countries through a grant-making process.

Journalism education and training

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/media-development/journalism-education-and-training/

UNESCO recognizes the fact that sound journalism education contributes towards professional and ethical practice of journalism. Such journalism is better suited to foster democracy, dialogue and development.

Media and Information Literacy

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/media-development/media-literacy/mil-as-composite-concept/

Empowerment of people through Media and Information Literacy (MIL) is an important prerequisite for fostering equitable access to information and knowledge and promoting free, independent and pluralistic media and information systems.

Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy:

United Nations Academic Impact

https://academicimpact.un.org/

The United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) is a global initiative that aligns institutions of higher education with the United Nations in furthering the realization of the purposes and mandate of the Organization through activities and research in a shared culture of intellectual social responsibility.

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

http://www.unitar.org/

https://unitar.org/

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is a training arm of the United Nations System, serving some 36,000 beneficiaries annually by conducting close to 500 capacity development and research activities around the world. We empower individuals, governments and organizations through knowledge and learning to effectively overcome contemporary global challenges.

Free and Open Courses for the Public

http://unitar.org/free-courses

https://unitar.org/free-courses

UNITAR offers courses that run throughout the year or several times a year that are free-of-charge and open to the public.

United Nations Social Development Network

http://unsdn.org/

UNSDN provides a global platform for sharing knowledge, experiences and best practices in social development from around the world.

United Nations Development Programme

Human Development Reports:

http://hdr.undp.org/en

Human development – or the human development approach – is about expanding the richness of human life, rather than simply the richness of the economy in which human beings live. It is an approach that is focused on people and their opportunities and choices.

Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth

http://www.un.org/youthenvoy/

The overall priorities of the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth are guided by the priority areas of the World Programme of Action for Youth and the priority areas of the UN System Wide Action Plan on Youth.
Continued focus will be placed on Youth on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Employment, Civic Engagement, Peace and Security, and Promoting Youth Policies while ensuring the integration of a gender perspective across all work areas. In parallel, the OSGEY will continue to support the Education First Initiative and the planned activities in relation to youth and education.

International Commission on Distance Education

http://www.intcode.org/

INTERNATIONAL COMMISSION ON DISTANCE EDUCATION es una organización no lucrativa creada en Ginebra (Suiza) en 1997 con el objetivo de promover y mejorar la educación a distancia. Desde 2003, dispone del estatuto consultivo, categoría especial, del Consejo Económico y Social de NACIONES UNIDAS. Somos la única organización de todo el mundo especializada en educación a distancia que goza de este status. Su presidente de honor y fundador fue el Prof. Dr. Ilya Prigogine, Premio Nobel de Química, hasta su fallecimiento.

Unicef

https://www.unicef.es/

UNICEF Comité Español es uno de los 36 comités nacionales de UNICEF que contribuyen al trabajo del Fondo de Naciones Unidas para la Infancia. UNICEF Comité Español trabaja para conseguir cambios reales en la vida de los niños y transformar la sociedad a través de una organización dinámica, unida y eficiente, que está formada por personas comprometidas que se esfuerzan cada día como defensores de los derechos de la infancia.

Educación en Derechos de la Infancia:

https://www.unicef.es/educacion-para-el-desarrollo

Vivimos en un mundo global, lo que quiere decir que lo que ocurre en un país afecta al resto. En educación es fundamental que los niños se den cuenta de las interrelaciones que hay entre las diferentes partes del mundo, y de la conexión entre los asuntos sociales, económicos, políticos y medio ambientales.

Actualidad y documentación:

https://www.unicef.es/actualidad-documentacion

UN Global Compact

https://www.unglobalcompact.org/

We are a voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and to take steps to support UN goals.

Principles for Responsible Management Education

http://www.unprme.org/

Launched at the 2007 UN Global Compact Leaders Summit in Geneva, the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) initiative is the largest organised relationship between the United Nations and business schools, with the PRME Secretariat housed in the UN Global Compact Office.

The mission of PRME is to transform management education, research and thought leadership globally by providing the Principles for Responsible Management Education framework, developing learning communities and promoting awareness about the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

UN Chronicle

https://unchronicle.un.org/

The Magazine of the United Nations.

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)

http://www.unescap.org/

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is the regional development arm of the United Nations for the Asia-Pacific region. Made up of 53 Member States and 9 Associate Members, with a geographical scope that stretches from Turkey in the west to the Pacific island nation of Kiribati in the east, and from the Russian Federation in the north to New Zealand in the south, the region is home to 4.1 billion people, or two thirds of the world’s population. This makes ESCAP the most comprehensive of the United Nations five regional commissions, and the largest United Nations body serving the Asia-Pacific region with over 600 staff.

ESCAP is committed to a resilient Asia and the Pacific founded on shared prosperity, social equity and sustainability. Our vision is to be the most comprehensive multilateral platform for promoting cooperation among member States to achieve inclusive and sustainable economic and social development in Asia and the Pacific.

The Future of Development for the United Nations and Beyond

Publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas

http://www.un.org/es/publications/

El sitio de las publicaciones de las Naciones Unidas Disponible en inglés reúne a todas ellas en un solo lugar. Somos la fuente de más de 5.300 títulos producidos por la Organización y sus principales organismos. Este sitio web ofrece acceso en línea a nuestro catálogo completo, en una amplia gama de formatos, incluyendo impresos, electrónicos y multimedia. Además, trabajamos con 90 agentes de ventas en 61 países para facilitar la distribución de todos nuestros títulos.

UNESCO – Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la educación, la ciencia y la cultura

http://www.unesco.org/new/es

World Open Educational Resources (OER) Congress

http://www.oercongress.org/

The objectives of the 2nd World OER Congress will be:

Examine solutions to meeting the challenges of mainstreaming OER practices in education systems worldwide;
Showcase the world´s best practices in OER policies, initiatives and experts and
Provide recommendations for the mainstreaming of OER with links to best practices.

 

Educación

http://www.unesco.org/new/es/education/

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/education/

La educación es una de las principales esferas de actividad de la UNESCO. Desde su creación, en 1945, la Organización se esfuerza por mejorar la educación en todo el mundo, con la convicción de que es la clave del desarrollo económico y social.

La UNESCO tiene por cometido contribuir a la construcción de un mundo sostenible de sociedades justas, que valoren el conocimiento, promuevan la paz, ensalcen la diversidad y defiendan los derechos humanos, mediante la Educacion para Todos (EPT).

Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future

http://www.unesco.org/education/tlsf/

Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable Future is a UNESCO programme for the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development. It provides professional development for student teachers, teachers, curriculum developers, education policy makers, and authors of educational materials.

Science & Technology

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/education/themes/strengthening-education-systems/science-and-technology/

UNESCO encourages the design of effective science and technology education programmes by promoting gender-sensitive, socio-culturally and environmentally relevant policies and curricula.

Hands-on Science:

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/education/themes/strengthening-education-systems/science-and-technology/%20hands%20on-science/

UNESCO believes that the best way to increase students’ interest in science-related subjects is by using teaching methods that appeal to the curiosity and creativity that characterize all children.

eAtlas de la UNESCO para la Agenda de Educación 2030

http://tellmaps.com/sdg4/#!/tellmap/-1210327701?lang=es

Con el Objetivo de Desarrollo Sostenible 4 (ODS4), la comunidad internacional se comprometió a “garantizar una educación inclusiva, equitativa y de calidad y promover oportunidades de aprendizaje permanente para todos”.

World Teacher’s Day

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/events/

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics estimates that to achieve the goal of universal primary education by 2020 countries will need to recruit a total of 12.6 million primary teachers.

ICT in Education

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/themes/icts/

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) can contribute to universal access to education, equity in education, the delivery of quality learning and teaching, teachers’ professional development and more efficient education management, governance and administration.

UNESCO takes a holistic and comprehensive approach to promoting ICT in education. Access, inclusion and quality are among the main challenges they can address. The Organization’s Intersectoral Platform for ICT in education focuses on these issues through the joint work of three of its sectors: Communication & Information, Education and Science.

Mobile learning

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/themes/icts/m4ed/

Today over 6 billion people have access to a connected mobile device and for every one person who accesses the internet from a computer two do so from a mobile device.

Mobile technology is changing the way we live and it is beginning to change the way we learn.

UNESCO is working to help governments and individuals use mobile devices to advance Education for All Goals; respond to the challenges of particular educational contexts; supplement and enrich formal schooling; and, in general, make learning more accessible, equitable and flexible for students everywhere.

International Reading Association

http://en.unesco.org/partnerships/non-governmental-organizations/international-reading-association

Dedicated to promoting high levels of literacy for all by improving the quality of reading instruction, disseminating research and information about reading and encouraging the lifetime reading habit, the IRA has affiliate groups located in over 99 countries throughout the world and a network of 350 000 members.

UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL)

http://uil.unesco.org/

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is located in a beautiful historic villa in Hamburg, Germany, and is one of UNESCO’s seven education Institutes. Its Director is Arne Carlsen and it employs fifty people from twenty-six countries. UIL supports Member States in the field of lifelong learning with a focus on adult and continuing education, literacy and non-formal basic education. It pays special attention to UNESCO’s Global Priority Africa and Global Priority Gender Equality. It has one of the largest libraries in the world within its specialized field and hosts the world’s longest-running journal of comparative education and lifelong learning.

Global Alliance for Literacy

http://uil.unesco.org/literacy/global-alliance-for-literacy

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, one of UNESCO’s specialist institutions with a core mandate for literacy and lifelong learning, has been asked by UNESCO to lead the consultation process for establishing the Global Alliance for Literacy within the Framework of Lifelong Learning (GAL). As literacy will play a direct or indirect role in achieving many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), GAL aims to help Member States make accelerated progress towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Adult Learning and Education

http://uil.unesco.org/adult-education

One of the strategic goals of the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is to ensure that adult learning and education (ALE) is recognized as a crucial component of education systems and integrated into national policy frameworks and development agendas. Supporting Member States in enhancing access to and participation in ALE programmes and developing capabilities to create more learning opportunities for youth and adults are key objectives.

UNESCO’s Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE)

http://uil.unesco.org/adult-education/global-report-on-adult-learning-and-education

Published at regular intervals, UNESCO’s Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE) monitors developments on adult learning and education (ALE) in UNESCO Member States. GRALE reports are reference and advocacy documents, providing information for analysts and policy-makers, and reminding Member States of the commitment they made at the 2009 Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI) in order to assist in monitoring the implementation of the Belém Framework for Action (BFA).

Third Global Report on Adult Learning and Education – National Reports:

http://uil.unesco.org/adult-education/global-report-on-adult-learning-and-education/national-reports-grale-3

Based on its experiences of GRALE I and GRALE II, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) developed a simple monitoring survey for GRALE III in consultation with the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), the UNESCO Global Education Monitoring Report team and external partners such as the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Labour Organization (IL), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), as well as academic experts in the field of Adult Learning and Education. Bringing these partners together ensured that existing data sources – for instance UIS data on literacy – were drawn on to devise 75 questions covering the five areas of action outlined in the Belém Framework for Action, namely: policy; governance; financing; participation, inclusion and equity; and quality. The survey questionnaire was available online and was translated into the six UN languages (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish).

OER Knowledge Cloud

https://oerknowledgecloud.org/

The UNESCO/COL OER Knowledge Cloud will greatly enhance research opportunities and access to knowledge and research on Open Educational Resources and related information by removing barriers, opening up scholarship and making research universally accessible.

Oficina del Alto Comisionado para los Derechos Humanos (ACNUDH)

http://www.ohchr.org/SP/Pages/Home.aspx

La Oficina del Alto Comisionado para los Derechos Humanos (ACNUDH) representa el compromiso del mundo frente a los ideales universales de la dignidad humana. La comunidad internacional nos ha conferido el mandato exclusivo de promover y proteger todos los derechos humanos. Todos los derechos humanos, sean éstos los derechos civiles y políticos, como el derecho a la vida, la igualdad ante la ley y la libertad de expresión; los derechos económicos, sociales y culturales, como el derecho al trabajo, la seguridad social y la educación; o los derechos colectivos, como los derechos al desarrollo y la libre determinación, todos son derechos indivisibles, interrelacionados e interdependientes. El avance de uno facilita el avance de los demás.

 Comisión Económica para América Latina y El Caribe

http://www.cepal.org/es

La CEPAL es una de las cinco comisiones regionales de las Naciones Unidas y su sede está en Santiago de Chile. Se fundó para contribuir al desarrollo económico de América Latina, coordinar las acciones encaminadas a su promoción y reforzar las relaciones económicas de los países entre sí y con las demás naciones del mundo. Posteriormente, su labor se amplió a los países del Caribe y se incorporó el objetivo de promover el desarrollo social.

Repositorio Digital:

http://repositorio.cepal.org/

El Repositorio Digital de la CEPAL provee acceso a más de 35,000 publicaciones digitales, desde la primera publicación de la CEPAL en 1948 hasta la más reciente. Todos los documentos están disponibles a texto completo.

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