Voices UNESCO in Asia and the Pacific, August 2013

Issue 48 | ISSN: 2075-5147

Call for Nominations: 
Memory of the World Register for Asia-Pacific 2014

The Memory of the World Committee for Asia/Pacific (MOWCAP) invites nominations for inscription on the regional register of documents or collections relating to Asia and the Pacific.



Without data, education programmes remain ineffective, says UNESCO expert in Kathmandu
UNESCO expert Ko-Chih Tung’s interview by the UNESCO Office in Kathmandu



Learning, Work and Livelihood in Australia
This project analyses the relationships between lifelong learning (LLL) and employment prospects in policy and practice in the Asia-Pacific region.


Practical Tips for Teaching Multigrade Classes
Embracing Diversity: Toolkit for Creating Inclusive, Learning-Friendly Environments Specialised
Booklet 4


High-Level International Conference on Water Cooperation 
(20-21 August 2013, Dushanbe, Tajikistan)

Addressing literacy and life skills of marginalized youth: The role of community learning centres 
(20-22 August, Jakarta, Indonesia)

Community-based Inventorying of Intangible Cultural Heritage 
(24-31 August 2013, Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan)

‘Building a Literate Nepal‘ poster competition 
(Deadline of submission 30 August 2013, Open to Nepalese nationals only)

Seminar on media and gender equality in Chinese media 
(4 September 2013, Beijing, China)

International Literacy Day
(8 September)

HIV Response and Youth Leadership Training in Yangon
(11-14 September 2013, Yangon, Myanmar)

Expert Meeting: Promoting intercultural dialogue and a culture of peace in South-East Asia through shared histories
(16-17 September 2013, Bangkok, Thailand)         

Workshop on Elaborating Nominations to the Intangible Heritage Lists
(16-20 September 2013, Kathmandu, Nepal)


More in this issue

• Myanmar » Alternative learning pathway for out-of-school youth and adults in Myanmar
• Nepal » UNESCO organizes programme on journalists’ safety
• Pakistan » Building Awareness about Climate Change among Pakistani Journalists
• Thailand » Global Forum on Gender and Media

Indian Youth Activist calls for Comprehensive Sexuality Education at UN
• The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (9 August)
• The International Youth Day (12 August)


International Youth Day Video 2013: Young Migrants in Asia and the Pacific


Second Call for Sessions/ Papers: 2014 Underwater Cultural Heritage Conference

Photo of the Month

Little hill tribe girl in Mae Hong Son (Thailand) 



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