Other UN Educational Websites
The International Monetary Fund recently launched a site for intermediate, secondary, and college students. The IMF Center for Students features games, interactive role-playing stories, and curricula about money, the IMF, global cooperation, and macroeconomics.
The UN's High Commissioner
on Refugees "For Teachers" Website
has a special area just for those interested in teaching about refugee
issues at the primary, intermediate, and secondary levels. Good for many
The World Bank's Website
has an excellent section devoted to students and teachers. Great for economics
& sustainable development issues. With a helpful research guide, and many
The UN Environment Programme's
"Children and Youth Programme"
helps young people concerned about the environment do something good.
It provides materials, builds networks, find listservs, and arrange conferences
too. They do many art competitions. Be sure to look at "Pachamama", their
beautiful educational site created for GEO 2000.
is a useful collection of online educational program links: school networks,
primary, secondary, and higher education, lifelong learning, and much
more. In English, et franšais aussi.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Website
has an enormous "Database for Human Rights Education". This database,
in English, Spanish, and French, can be searched by geographical focus,
target groups, substantive focus, country/region, type and language. Includes
institutions, programmes, materials, and scholarships.
UN related Teaching
A list of K-12 printed resources that can be ordered through the UN Publications
Voices of Youth and Other Pages for the Young
Voices of Youth, UNICEF's terrific online global-issues discussion area, has a board just for teachers and suggestions for classroom use. There are quizzes and multimedia presentations for classroom use here, too.