Since 1961, UNESCO Bangkok, the Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education and Cluster Office for the six “Mekong” countries, Thailand, Myanmar, Lao PDR, and Singapore, and indirectly through UNESCO country Offices in Hanoi and Phnom Penh, promotes peace and human development through education, sciences, culture, communication and information.
With the words of the UNESCO Director-General, Ms. Irina Bokova, appointed in 2009, UNESCO calls for a “New Humanism for the 21st century”.
31, MARCH 2017, BANGKOK – What if we were to consider the vast quantities of domestic, agricultural and industrial wastewater discharged into the environment everyday as a valuable resource rather than a costly a problem? That is the paradigm shift called...More
The people gathered outside the Community Learning and Action Center (CLAC) in Alahan Panjang village on the 1st of February 2017 suggested an important event about to take place. [more information]More
Third ASEAN Academic Network Technical Training Workshop for Water and Disaster Management held as extreme weather events related to water on rise in sub-region Devastating flooding across 12 provinces in Southern Thailand early last month during what is t...More
World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2 February, marking the date in 1971 when the Convention on Wetlands, known as the Ramsar Convention, was adopted in the Iranian city of Ramsar, drawing attention to the importance of wetlands. [more informati...More