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Its mission is to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information.
The Organization focuses, in particular, on two global priorities, Africa and Gender equality, and supports the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, through all its programmes.
UNESCO Myanmar and local agri-tech startup Greenovator have launched an upgraded version of a mobile application that puts a wealth of development information of people working in the country’s agricultural sector. The Greenway mobile app provides access t...More
Two years ago, Chit Ko’s migrant parents decided that at age 11, his schooling was over and it was time for him to work and support the family. Had they not changed their minds, Chit Ko would likely be doing just that – working hard in a field to earn what...More
The classrooms of Chauk Kan Village Affiliated Middle School are brighter and more sustainable following the donation of Eneloop Solar Storage Systems from Panasonic Corporation. Chauk Kan was one of 130 schools near Myanmar’s Bagan Archaeological Area to...More
This is the first in a three-part series examining some of the pressing issues and challenges in the non-formal education sector in countries where UNESCO Bangkok is actively involved in expanding the reach of those under-served by the formal education sys...More
The more than 100 factories in Myanmar’s Hlaing Thar Yar Township draw migrant workers from across the country and the township’s location between Yangon and Ayeyarwady Divisions make it a popular temporary home for mobile families looking for work. While...More