Imagine My City Initiative
'Imagine My City’, which is supported by the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO, aims to inspire and empower young people to take leadership in bringing nature back to urban backyards and neighbourhoods. The project includes a 100-day creative challenge.
One of our grant recipients, the New Zealand Centre for Global Studies (NZCGS), will host a series of conferences in May and July to introduce students in years 11-13 to the concept of global citizenship for the 21st century. Read more in this NZ Education Gazette article.
Looking Beyond Disaster Toolkit
Based on the Looking Beyond Disaster UNESCO Youth Forum series that began in Christchurch in 2011, the LBD Toolkit was created to support young people who want to enhance the disaster resilience of their communities.
Download the toolkit (PDF, 5Mb)
Marking UNESCO's seventh decade
On 16 November 2015, UNESCO celebrated the 70th anniversary of the adoption of its constitution. Education Minister Hekia Parata spoke during a recent event at Parliament, marking UNESCO’s seventh decade supporting education, science and culture. Read More