UNESCO Asia-Pacific in the media 2020

UNESCO Asia-Pacific in the media 2020

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Dak Nong Geopark earns global status
Vietnamnet Global, 25 November 2020
https://vietnamnet.vn/en/sci-tech-environment/dak-nong-geopark-earns-global-status-692357.html

UNESCO to Host Online Debate on Empowering Women in the Digital Sphere
Business News Asia, 23 November 2020
https://www.businessnewsasia.com/2020112352321926-unesco-to-host-online-debate-on-empowering-women-in-the-digital-sphere/

What the Plain of Jars in Laos tells us about disaster risk management in the era of coronavirus
South China Morning Post, 21 November 2020
https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/opinion/article/3110662/what-plain-jars-laos-tells-us-about-disaster-risk-management-era

Achieving access to quality blended learning for all
University World News, 21 November 2020
https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20201120123658883

Renowned Vietnamese teacher honoured by UNESCO
Nhan Dan, 20 November, 2020
https://en.nhandan.org.vn/culture/item/9314102-renowned-vietnamese-teacher-honoured-by-unesco.html

Tokyo Convention parties want online learning recognised
University World News, 11 November 2020
https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20201111082338118

ยูเนสโก หนุนกรมศิลปากรจับมือกรมพัฒนาฝีมือแรงงานสร้างอาชีพช่างอนุรักษ์โบราณสถาน
NNT, 9 November 2020
https://thainews.prd.go.th/th/news/detail/TCATG201109122806427

ก.แรงงาน จับมือ กรมศิลปากร พัฒนาช่างฝีมือ อนุรักษ์โบราณสถาน
RYT9, 9 November 2020
https://www.ryt9.com/s/prg/3173623

Correct purveyors of disinformation ‘with love and care’ – UNESCO advisor
ABS-CBN News, 5 November 2020
https://news.abs-cbn.com/blogs/opinions/11/05/20/correct-purveyors-of-disinformation-with-love-and-care-unesco-advisor

COVID-19 Leaves Millions of Girls at Risk of School Dropout in Asia-Pacific
The Diplomat, 5 November 2020
https://thediplomat.com/2020/11/covid-19-leaves-millions-of-girls-at-risk-of-school-dropout-in-asia-pacific/

Ambassador pledges utmost efforts to contribute to Vietnam-UNESCO ties
Vietnam+, 4 November 2020
https://en.vietnamplus.vn/ambassador-pledges-utmost-efforts-to-contribute-to-vietnamunesco-ties/189780.vnp

Thirteen new BEEP learning centres to open
Khmer Times, 4 November 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50779351/thirteen-new-beep-learning-centres-to-open/

BEEP centres open in second phase
The Phnom Penh Post, 3 November 2020
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/beep-centres-open-second-phase

KU ISHU, UNESCO Thailand urge for conservation of mangrove ecosystem
The Nation, 28 October 2020
https://nation.com.pk/28-Oct-2020/ku-ishu-unesco-thailand-urge-for-conservation-of-mangrove-ecosystem

Cultivating an Eco-friendly Culture in Indonesia’s Schools
Inter Press Service News, 28 October 2020
http://www.ipsnews.net/2020/10/cultivating-an-eco-friendly-culture-in-indonesias-schools/

Revised Chinese law

Revised Chinese law sparks debate on sexuality education
Thomson Reuters Foundation News, 26 October 2020
https://news.trust.org/item/20201026030437-d36v5/

First Vietnamese receives South Korean Sejong award
VnExpress, 23 October 2020
https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/first-vietnamese-receives-south-korean-sejong-award-4180697.html

UNESCO to tackle fake news with campaign
The Phnom Penh Post, 19 October 2020
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unesco-tackle-fake-news-campaign

International solidarity from Canada to support networks of media lawyers in Global South
Mirage News, 16 October 2020
https://www.miragenews.com/international-solidarity-from-canada-to-support-networks-of-media-lawyers-in-global-south/

Preschool a booster for East Asia, Pacific children, Hong Kong researchers find
The Sector, 16 October 2020
https://thesector.com.au/2020/10/16/preschool-a-booster-for-east-asia-pacific-children-hong-kong-researchers-find/

Terakoya—An Old Japanese Idea Making Waves in the Modern World
Japan Forward, 16 October 2020
https://japan-forward.com/terakoya-an-old-japanese-idea-making-waves-in-the-modern-world/

Sri Lanka’s Nextgen Girls In Technology Wins UNESCO World Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education
Adaderana Biz English, 15 October 2020
http://bizenglish.adaderana.lk/sri-lankas-nextgen-girls-in-technology-wins-unesco-world-prize-for-girls-and-womens-education/

‘Building back equal’ for girls’ education: COVID-19 threatens to reverse hard-earned gains in girls’ education in East Asia and the Pacific
UNICEF East Asia and Pacific, 14 October 2020
https://www.unicef.org/eap/stories/building-back-equal-girls-education

Philippines’ Only Representative at the UNESCO Mobile Learning Week 2020
Manila Bulletin, 14 October 2020
https://mb.com.ph/2020/10/14/philippines-only-representative-at-the-unesco-mobile-learning-week-2020/

201013In times of crisis

In times of crisis, peace must address inequalities
Bangkok Post, 13 October 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/2001295/in-times-of-crisis-peace-must-address-inequalities

Disaster risk reduction at our fingertips
Jakarta Post, 13 October 2020
https://www.thejakartapost.com/academia/2020/10/13/disaster-risk-reduction-at-our-fingertips.html

Learning lessons from COVID-19 in Myanmar: UN report
Mizzima, 11 October 2020
http://mizzima.com/article/learning-lessons-covid-19-myanmar-un-report

Conference connects overseas Vietnamese with innovative start-up opportunities at home
Vietnam+, 9 October 2020
https://en.vietnamplus.vn/conference-connects-overseas-vietnamese-with-innovative-startup-opportunities-at-home/188347.vnp

Chalk It Up to COVID-19: UNESCO seeks to promote cultural diversity and social cohesion through art campaign
Khmer Times, 9 October 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50771359/chalk-it-up-to-covid-19-unesco-seeks-to-promote-cultural-diversity-and-social-cohesion-through-art-campaign/

Ministry praises teachers’ efforts amid COVID-19
Khmer Times, 6 October 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50770025/ministry-praises-teachers-efforts-amid-covid-19/

UNESCO says COVID-19 impacts 113,000 Cambodian school personnel
Khmer Times, 6 October 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50770201/unesco-says-covid-19-impacts-113000-cambodian-school-personnel/

Learning lessons from COVID-19 in Myanmar
UN News, 5 October 2020
https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/10/1074602

Unesco discusses gender-responsive reporting with journalism students
The Manila Times, 5 October 2020
https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/10/05/weekly/expat-diplomats/unesco-discusses-gender-responsive-reporting-with-journalism-students/776260/

Asia-Pacific teachers, unions open 24-hour #WorldTeachersDay virtual celebration
Rappler, 4 October 2020
https://www.rappler.com/bulletin-board/asia-pacific-world-teachers-day-virtual-celebration-october-5-2020

Asia-Pacific teachers

UNESCO signs landmark agreement in Viet Nam to support Ha Noi Creative City
Mirage News, 3 October 2020
https://www.miragenews.com/unesco-signs-landmark-agreement-in-viet-nam-to-support-ha-noi-creative-city/

Hanoi works to promote its image as creative city
Vietnam+, 2 October 2020
https://en.vietnamplus.vn/hanoi-works-to-promote-its-image-as-creative-city/187981.vnp