Social and Human Sciences

In an era of rapid globalization, UNESCO's Regional Unit for Social and Human Science in the Asia-Pacific (RUSHSAP) aims to develop and promote social policies which uphold peace, human rights, democratic governance and tolerance.

  • Ethics Teachers’ Training Course in Karaj, Iran, organized by UNESCO and University of Environment, 9-13 July 2017
  • Turkmenistan will host 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games during Year of Health and Inspiration
  • Sport for social good: UNESCO and the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur (IFMA) will transform slums into sports areas
  • Pioneering ‘Futures Literacy’ with Filipino Youth

Latest Social and Human Sciences

Pioneering ‘Futures Literacy’ with Filipino Youth

What is futures literacy? “Literacy” usually refers to the capacity to read and write and being literate about the future is much the same. Like reading and writing, it involves an ability to understand, communicate and create. Thinking about the future al...More