In focus

Marking one year of the ESA Commitment - Progress in strengthening sexuality education and health services for young people

This December marks the first year of implementation following the groundbreaking Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA) commitment. Endorsed by Ministers of Health and Education from 20 countries, the commitment supports increased access to good quality comprehensive sexuality education and sexual and reproductive health services for young people across Eastern and Southern Africa.

UNESCO's Response to Ebola

In keeping with its mandate, and as part of its support to Member States, UNESCO’s immediate goal is to strengthen the ability of countries to respond to, and withstand the Ebola crisis both in affected countries and beyond.