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More than 1 billion students 'unable to learn' because of the pandemic: UN reports

The report by the Secretary-General of the UN on the progress towards the Sustainability Development Goals for 2030 highlights the impact of the pandemic on education as well

Published on 7th July 2022
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Amrita Viswa Vidyapeetham is India's only entry in top 50 in THE Impact Rankings

Calcutta University ranks as India's number 1 central or public-funded university. India was the joint most-represented on the overall list

Published on 29th April 2022
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Education of over 10 million students, school and higher education, has been affected in Ukraine

“Hundreds of schools and educational facilities have been attacked or used for military purposes,” said the Director of UNICEF's emergency programmes

Published on 12th April 2022
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Over 20 private universities, HEIs sign pact to strengthen India's net zero commitment

The institutions signed a "Goa Declaration" at the conclusion of the three-day PACT2030 Conclave

Published on 17th March 2022
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For stable Afghanistan, United Nations calls for equal access to education

The situation of human rights in Afghanistan has worsened since the collapse of the Afghan government and the Taliban's return to power in August last year

Published on 17th March 2022
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SOA signs Goa Declaration, the first academic declaration for achieving United Nations' SDGs

The carbon-neutral event, PACT2030 (Pledge, Act, Change, Transform), was the brainchild of QS I-GAUGE

Published on 17th March 2022
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What The FAQ: What are humanitarian corridors and why is Ukraine opposing the formation of some of them?

Have you heard of humanitarian corridors before? These are established during times of war to allow civilians to evacuate themselves or receive essential aid

Published on 14th March 2022
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Amrita University hosts pan-Asia forum on urgent need for universal healthcare

With the pandemic upending healthcare services in many communities, the time seems ripe for a discussion on building robust, non-negotiable healthcare networks in line with the UN's SDG

Published on 20th January 2022
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What The FAQ: What is the SDG Urban India Index that NITI Aayog released?

While Shimla topped the index, Coimbatore and Chandigarh came a close second and third. Here's all there is to know

Published on 24th November 2021
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What happened on October 9: Who is Saifuddin Kitchlew and and how did he contribute to India's independence?

One of the protagonists of protests against the Rowlatt Act, which ended in the devastating Jallianwala Bagh massacre by the British troops in 1919, passed away on this date

Published on 9th November 2021
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Students, are you passionate about climate action? Check out the India MUN and all the sessions it has in store for you

India MUN is being helmed by Gayatri Chauhan, who studied at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. She has been a passionate climate activist for a few years now

Published on 5th November 2021
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What were you doing at 16? This Bengaluru kid is shaping young children's lives for the better  

Camelia Bhattacharya is a teenager who is helping kids through the Future Leader Program by the 1M1B Foundation

Published on 3rd November 2021
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Going green at COP26: This iron box made by Tamil Nadu teenager Vinisha Umashankar runs on solar power. How cool is that?

She has now taken her innovation to the UN COP26 in Glasgow and received a standing ovation for her speech

Published on 5th November 2021
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United Nations Security Council calls for right to education in conflict zones, condemns attacks on children

Norway's UN Ambassador Mona Juul pointed out that there were reportedly 11,000 attacks that harmed more than 22,000 students and educators in at least 93 countries

Published on 30th October 2021
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UN Security Council adopts resolution on the protection of education in armed conflict

The resolution urges UN member states to develop effective measures to prevent and address attacks and threats of attacks against schools and education facilities

Published on 30th October 2021

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