Current Issue

Vol. L No. 4 2013
December 2013
Education

Education

This edition of the UN Chronicle looks at the social impact of education as part of the third anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations Academic Impact. The articles, written by leading experts on education, examine issues such as the importance of educating young people about the UN; higher learning institutions and global citizen education; making academic research accessible; international mobility of Brazilian students; and education as the pathway towards gender equality.

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December 2013
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Not being able to read or write is a significant barrier for underprivileged women, since this can lead to their failure to make use of even the rather limited rights they may legally have (to own land or other property, or to appeal against unfair judgment and unjust treatment).

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December 2013
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Through rigorous scholarship—fundamental or applied—universities are in a unique position to contribute to the search for more effective management and a resolution of such transborder problems as cybersecurity and terrorism, climate change, and cross border migration, to cite only a few.

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December 2013
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This article focuses on some crazy ideas from one new generation university in Bloemfontein, Free State Province, South Africa, called the Central University of Technology (CUT), Free State. It was the first time since the launch of UNAI that a UNAI-themed colloquium and a plenary panel discussion were held in Africa.

October 2013
Security, like peace, identity and other terminologies in that fold of international political theory has attracted many definitions. Unfortunately, many contributors approach these concepts from their own ideologies. Hence, broad areas of description of the term “security” exist.