Voices UNESCO in Asia and the Pacific, September 2013

Issue 49 | ISSN: 2075-5147

What ‘Learning to Live Together’ Looks Like to Region’s Young
UNESCO Bangkok’s “Learning to Live Together” exhibition highlights the importance of cultivating mutual understanding and peace among young people in the Asia-Pacific


INTERVIEW

 

Kehiki Kheiki!! Protecting Our Heritage

This summer, international and local students experienced living in the 2,000 year-old World Heritage city of Bukhara, situated on the Silk Road, while undertaking a summer internship at UNESCO Tashkent. They participated in the preparation of the management plan of one of the best preserved Islamic cities of Central Asia. Meet the young culture specialists.

PUBLICATIONS

 

Flexible Learning Strategies for Out-of -School Children and Youth
10-page information brochure on EFA initiatives in Asia-Pacific

 

Education Policies to Make the Economy Work: A Case Study of Lifelong Learning and Employment Prospects in Hong Kong SAR, China
Second case study report developed as part of a UNESCO research project on Lifelong Learning and Employment Prospects/Employability in the Asia-Pacific

 

Round Table on Culture and Sustainable Development in SIDS and the Post 2015 Agenda, Nadi, Fiji, 9 July 2013
Final report of the Round Table which took place in Nadi on 9 July 2013


CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Workshop on Good Tourism in China: Definition and Framework (Beijing, China, 6 September 2013)

The Asia-Pacific Regional Policy Forum on Early Childhood Education (ECCE) (Seoul, Republic of Korea, 10-12 September 2013)

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

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

"Learning to Live Together" Asia-Pacific Exhibition (Bangkok, Thailand, 17-22 September 2013)

UNESCO Training on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (Banjarmasin, Indonesia, 19-21 September 2013)
    
Workshop on Culture-Based Crafts Development and Promotion (Kharkhorin, Mongolia, 21-27 September 2013)

Training of Trainers on Museum Security and Disaster Preparedness (Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 23-27 September 2013)

Roundtable Meeting for Crafts Sector in the Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site (Kharkhorin, Mongolia, 26 September 2013)

2nd Workshop on Telecollaboration and Project-based Learning to Reorient Teacher Education towards EFA and ESD (Bangkok, Thailand, 2-4 October 2013)

Workshop on Community-based Inventorying of Intangible Cultural Heritage (Savaii Island, Samoa, 21-27 October 2013)

UNESCO-Chinese Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development (MHURD) Joint Forum on "World Heritage Cultural Landscape in East Asia” (Mount Lushan, Jiangxi Province, China, 24-26 October 2013)

 

MORE IN THIS ISSUE

Afghanistan
 »International Literacy Day 2013
Bangladesh
 »50 years celebration of journalism and communication education
Cambodia
 »Citizen journalism in Cambodia
 »Getting the numbers right in literacy and NFE
India
 »International Literacy Day 2013
Kazakhstan
 »DG launches the International decade for the rapprochement of cultures
Myanmar
 »Education sector reform
 »Media development on the move
 »Journalism education gets a big boost
Nepal
 »Preserving Swayambhu
Thailand
 »Testing indicators for school health
 »How do teachers in Southeast Asia integrate Media and Information Literacy in their teaching practices?
Vietnam
 »Awareness raising session on disaster risk reduction


MULTIMEDIA


Increasing safety of journalists


HIGHLIGHT


World Literacy Day: Reading between the lines in the Asia-Pacific
Goal oriented on International Literacy Day


PHOTO OF THE MONTH


Top Award Given to Restoration of Principal Chedi at Wat Prayurawongsawas Worawihan in 2013 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards (©UNESCO)

 

 
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