Whether we celebrate or lament the arrival of citizen number 7,000,000,000, we can agree upon ans must insure the education and opportunities to empower and to maximally contribute to our global family.
Millions of children worldwide left out of secondary education, UN report finds:
The global demand for secondary education has risen exponentially, says a new United Nations report, which adds that governments, especially in sub-Saharan Africa, are having a hard time keeping up and many children are being left out.
The 2011 Global Education Digest, released today by the Institute for Statistics of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), says there are only enough seats for 36 per cent of children who want to enrol in secondary education in sub-Saharan Africa.
Year of Production: 2011
Length: 1:15 mins.
Country: United Nations
- Muhamed Sacirbey (UNTV-UNESCO)
- Susan Sacirbey (UNTV-UNESCO)