Voices UNESCO in Asia and the Pacific, December 2014

Issue 65 | ISSN: 2075-5147

Family Literacy Classes Empower Women and Children In Nepal
Goma Devi Raut is a single young mother living with a physical disability, making it difficult for her to walk and care for her daughter. However, she says she has high hopes of improving her situation by furthering her education.



Envisioning Education Beyond 2015: Asia-Pacific Regional Perspectives - Final Report (APREC - Asia-Pacific Regional Education Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, 6-8 August 2014)
This report provides a thorough account of the discussions and deliberations held at the Asia-Pacific Regional Education Conference (APREC), 6-8 August 2014, Bangkok, Thailand.


Underwater Cultural Heritage and Small Island Developing States
This document contains a summary of activities on Underwater Cultural Heritage (UCH) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS) during the 3rd International Conference on SIDS (Apia, Samoa, 1 - 4 September 2014).


Promoting Inclusive Teacher Education Series (Lao Version)
This publication set is a series of five guides designed for anyone who wants to do advocacy to bring about improvements in pre-service teacher education towards more inclusive education.


A resource material on Education and Federalism in Nepal


Journalism curricula in Nepalese Universities: an analysis from the perspective of UNESCO Model Curricula and Media Development Indicators (Language: Nepali)


Radio journalists’ capacity building on Climate Change Education (7 and 10 December 2014, Butwal and Itahari, Nepal)

The 10th Commemoration of Aceh Tsunami Banda Aceh (26 December 2014, Banda Aceh, Indonesia)

Ethics Teachers Training Course (12-16 January 2015, Chennai, India)



» Launch of TVET Management Information System

» Serious concern for oil spill in the Sundarbans

East Asia
» 4 new elements from East Asia Cluster inscribed on Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

» Installation of Green Technology for the Prambanan Temple Compounds World Heritage site

» New mobile application Voice of Aiyl provide audio podcast from villagers

» Integrating Disaster Risk Reduction in Non-formal Education
» Experts emphasize on timely revision of journalism courses during the launch of a book on existing journalism curricula in Nepali universities

» Sixth SACAM Network Meeting in Islamabad

Tahiti (French Polynesia)
» Safeguarding Tapa – Cultural Link in Oceania

Timor Leste
» Workshop on Community Driven Intangible Cultural Heritage Safeguarding in the Lautém Cultural Centre


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