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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.
With rapid increase of national cultural festivals, concerts and performances, it is clear that cultural industries in Lao PDR are growing fast. However, there is still a limited understanding of the social and economic opportunities of the sector. With fi...More
Projects target villages to develop new partnerships and improve its craft Muang Paem is a Karen village in the province of Mae Hong Son. It was one of the 2 target villages selected for community-based tourism under the UN Joint project for Integrated Liv...More
The conservation of Thailand’s heritage buildings and sites require craft and trade people that are trained with necessary skill-sets to ensure that correct techniques and materials are used. In Thailand, age-old building traditions and skills that were tr...More
This project aimed to raise the capacity of teachers to incorporate local elements of intangible cultural heritage (ICH), and principles of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) into teaching and learning practices. Within the framework of the 2003 C...More
DOWNLOAD PHASE I REPORT Bangkok: UNESCO Bangkok, 38 p, 2015. TH/DOC/CLT/001/15/E About the Project UNESCO set up a global ICH capacity-building programme aimed at building up the knowledge and skills in both government institutions and civil society in ben...More
Champasak Management Plan Champasak Heritage Management Plan - PART I Champasak Heritage Management Plan - PART II Champasak Heritage Management Plan - PART III Champasak Heritage Management Plan - PART IV Champasak Heritage Management Plan - PART V GIS Ca...More
“It is a better history education that will produce and will provide a strong foundation for understanding where we have come from and to guide us into the future where we are going, as individuals, as local communities, as nation states, as a greater sub-...More