Education for Health and Well-being

UNESCO, as a founding member and Cosponsor of the UN Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), supports Member States to implement good quality education for an effective AIDS response. By focusing on HIV PREVENTION AND HEALTH PROMOTION, UNESCO aims to empower young people with the knowledge, skills and values they need to maintain good health throughout their lives. [Read more]

  • UNESCO and partners collaborate on the training of trainers on comprehensive sexuality and life skills education
  • UNESCO promotes well-being and prevention of violence to strengthen learning recovery in Asia-Pacific
  • Gendered impacts of COVID-19 school closures: how youth in Asia and the Pacific have been affected
  • UNESCO and UNDP resource-mapping and needs-assessment of vulnerable and marginalized Asia-Pacific youth in digital literacy, safety and participation
  • Recovering learning and addressing the learning crisis by promoting well-being and addressing violence in Asia and Pacific

Latest Education for Health and Well-being

UNESCO promotes well-being and prevention of violence to strengthen learning recovery in Asia-Pacific

The importance of student well-being and freedom from violence in the post-pandemic era was highlighted in a side event at the 2nd Asia-Pacific Regional Education Minister’s Conference (APREMC-II), June 2022, in Bangkok Violence is aggression. Violence can...

Gendered impacts of COVID-19 school closures: how youth in Asia and the Pacific have been affected

A report from the 2nd Asia-Pacific Regional Education Minister’s Conference (APREMC-II), June 2022 School closures occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, along with pre-existing, gender-based inequalities in education have come to have significant impacts on...