September 2016

Education since independence

Slovenia  independence

In the  25  years  of  Slovenia  independence , the  country's education  system  has  moved  dynamically  up  a  steep  path.Today  we  can  assert  that  the  system  is  high-quality  and  compares  well  on  a  European  scale, and  as  a  result  young  Slovenians  are  well  educated. This  is  demonstrated  by  international  education  research  and , just  as  importantly, by  the  successes  of  Slovenian  pupils  and  students  in  international  knowledge  competitions.

Parents, Especially Fathers, Play Key Role in Young Adults' Health

Parents

Parents, and especially fathers, play a vital role in developing healthy behaviors in young adults and helping to prevent obesity in their children. When it came to predicting whether a young male will become overweight or obese, the mother-son relationship mattered far less than the relationship between father and son.

Global South addresses SDG Challenges

sustainable development.

On Friday, a group of 134 developing nations, known as the Group of 77 (G77), came together for a meeting to address challenges and solutions in achieving sustainable development. In attendance were G-77 foreign ministers, the president of the General Assembly, the UN secretary-general and other UN senior officials.

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