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The UNESCO Regional Bureau of Education has put special effort into the promotion of networking of higher education institutions within the region across the board. This has included:

  • Promotion of the quality and sustainability of UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN (University Twinning and Networking Scheme) Networks (which now number 40).

UNITWIN Awards received in the region have been as follows:

  • UNESCO Chair on Regional Use of Drugs, Public Health College, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand;
  • UNESCO Chair in Metallurgical Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand;
  • UNESCO Chair in Comparative Rural Sociology, Chubu University, Japan.

For more information on the UNESCO Chairs/UNITWIN Network, please visit the UNESCO Chairs/UNITWIN page.