VOICES UNESCO in Asia and the Pacific, March 2013

Issue 43 | ISSN: 2075-5147

UNESCO youth peace ambassador makes life beautiful
Life is beautiful. Tayebeh Kharestani, a 26-years-old UNESCO youth peace ambassador from Iran has made it true and real.


What are the three most important skills a child should learn?
Participants at a recent Regional Thematic Consultation on Education in the Post-2015 Development Agenda talk about skills young people should be learning today.



UNESCO - PACADE Newsletter latest issue
Featuring disaster Risk Management in Pakistan


EPSSim User Guide: Education Policy & Strategy Simulation Model Versions 2.9b and 2.9c - PART ONE: Practising EPSSim, PART TWO: Practical Exercises


Municipalika 2013: Making Cities Work, Greater Noida, Delhi National Capital Region, 13-15 March 2013 

UNESCO Lecture on Migrants and the Right to the City, New Delhi, India, 21 March 2013 

Second Consultation on the Safeguarding of Nan Madol (Micronesia), Ponhpei, Micronesia, 21-23 March 2013

A seminar to support the revision and improvement of the draft Education Sector Plan of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 25-29 March 2013

Intangible Cultural Heritage Awareness-raising Workshop in Yap (Federated States of Micronesia), 26-29 March 2013

Network for education quality monitoring in the Asia-Pacific Region (NEQMAP), Bangkok, Thailand, 27-28 March 2013  

Inauguration of the sub-regional exhibition “Our Common Heritage: Exploring the World Heritage Sites of Cambodia, Laos and Viet Nam”, My Son, Viet Nam, 29 March 2013 

Workshop on "Sustainability Science: A Science-based Approach to Realize the Future We Want for All", Jakarta, Indonesia, 4-5 April 2013


More in this issue

• Asia Pacific
  » Youths living with HIV speak out
  » Getting involved in the Climate Change Project

• Cambodia » Nomination of the Living Human Treasures

• Nepal » Mother tongue policy: A remedy against illiteracy

• Pakistan » Girls’ education to end violence against women

• Vietnam » Celebrating inscription of Temple of Literature's Stone Steles in Memory of the World Register


Woman in journalism

Malaysia’s Jacqueline Ann Surin tells us what it's like being a woman in journalism and what changes she would like to see in regards to the role of women.


Multilingual Education for All
Abstract submission deadline: 30 April 2013

Photo of the Month

Source: UNESCO Almaty



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