UNESCO Asia-Pacific in the media 2020

UNESCO Asia-Pacific in the media 2020

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Stories that transcend time
Bangkok Post, 28 July 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/life/arts-and-entertainment/1958679/stories-that-transcend-time

UNESCO Calls on Lao Youth to Participate in AI Ethics Consultation
The Laotian Times, 22 July 2020
https://laotiantimes.com/2020/07/22/unesco-calls-on-lao-youth-to-participate-in-ai-ethics-consultation/

ชู 4 แนวทางนำการศึกษาถึงเด็ก
Thairat, 21 July 2020
https://www.thairath.co.th/news/local/1893497

UNESCO's Asia-Pacific education center marks 20th anniversary
The Korea Times, 20 July 2020
https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2020/08/176_292897.html

Crisis shows need to pivot to new tourism model
Bangkok Post, 20 July 2020
https://www.pressreader.com/thailand/bangkok-post/20200720/281784221403891

Finding opportunity in crisis
Bangkok Post, 20 July 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/life/social-and-lifestyle/1954263/finding-opportunity-in-crisis

Five new designated UNESCO Global Geoparks in Asia and the Pacific
India EducationDiary, 17 July 2020
https://indiaeducationdiary.in/five-new-designated-unesco-global-geoparks-in-asia-and-the-pacific/

'ยูเนสโก' มอบใบประกาศพื้นที่สงวนชีวมณฑล 'ป่าสักห้วยทาก' แหล่งพันธุ์ไม้สักดีที่สุดแห่งหนึ่งของโลก
Thai Post, 16 July 2020
https://www.thaipost.net/main/detail/71612

EdTech For A Better Education
The ASEAN Post, 13 July 2020
https://theaseanpost.com/article/edtech-better-education

"ยูเนสโก" ชมไทย เป็นต้นแบบแก้เหลื่อมล้ำการศึกษา
Thansettakij, 12 July 2020
https://www.thansettakij.com/content/normal_news/441637

ไทยจับมือนานาชาติ ริเริ่มเครือข่ายความเสมอภาคทางการศึกษา ชวนทั่วโลกเดินหน้า All For Education
Bangkok Today, 12 July 2020
https://bangkok-today.com/web/ไทยจับมือนานาชาติ-ริเริ/

Universities are the key to pandemic recovery

Universities are the key to pandemic recovery
University World News, 11 July 2020
https://www.universityworldnews.com/post.php?story=20200707083611676

China adds two parks to list of UNESCO Global Geoparks
Xinhua, 9 July 2020
http://www.china.org.cn/travel/2020-07/09/content_76252905.htm

Asia-Pacific National Commissions discuss UNESCO’s future programmatic orientations
India EducationDiary, 8 July 2020
https://indiaeducationdiary.in/asia-pacific-national-commissions-discuss-unescos-future-programmatic-orientations/

Toba Caldera inscribed on List of UNESCO Global Geoparks
ANTARA News, 8 July 2020
https://en.antaranews.com/news/151978/toba-caldera-inscribed-on-list-of-unesco-global-geoparks

River near North Korea designated UNESCO Global Geopark
UPI, 8 July 2020
https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2020/07/08/River-near-North-Korea-designated-UNESCO-Global-Geopark/5561594225931/


Unesco declares Indonesia's Toba Caldera as global geopark
The Star, 8 July 2020
https://www.thestar.com.my/aseanplus/aseanplus-news/2020/07/08/unesco-declares-indonesia039s-toba-caldera-as-global-geopark

Toba caldera finally recognized as UNESCO Global Geopark
The Jakarta Post, 8 July 2020
https://www.thejakartapost.com/travel/2020/07/08/toba-caldera-finally-recognized-as-unesco-global-geopark.html

ยูเนสโก ขอทั่วโลกเดินหน้ายกระดับปฎิรูประบบการศึกษา
Banmuang, 5 July 2020
https://www.banmuang.co.th/news/education/198073

ยูเนสโก ชื่นชม กสศ.จัดเวทีนานาชาติ เดินหน้าลดเหลื่อมล้ำ
Thairat, 4 July 2020
https://www.thairath.co.th/news/local/bangkok/1882140

ผอ.ยูเนสโก ชูผลจากโควิด -19 ต้องเปลี่ยนแนวคิดการศึกษาเป็น "All For Education"
Thai Post, 3 July 2020
https://www.thaipost.net/main/detail/70439

The Equitable Education Fund and 60 Educational Reformers Partner to Hold an Interntional Conference on Equity Education: ALL FOR EDUCATION
PR Newswire, 3 July 2020
https://www.prnewswire.co.uk/news-releases/the-equitable-education-fund-and-60-educational-reformers-partner-to-hold-an-interntional-conference-on-equity-education-all-for-education-803830834.html

Migrant children

Migrant children need education
Bangkok Post, 1 July 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1943776/migrant-children-need-education

Online consultation focusses on UNESCO goals
Borneo Bulletin, 26 June 2020
https://borneobulletin.com.bn/2020/06/online-consultation-focusses-on-unesco-goals/

Q&A: ‘Women scientists must persevere’
SciDev.Net, 25 June 2020
https://www.scidev.net/asia-pacific/role-models/role-models/q-a-women-scientists-must-persevere.html

E-Introductory Training on Learning for Empathy
India Education Diary, 17 June 2020
https://indiaeducationdiary.in/e-introductory-training-on-learning-for-empathy/

Approaches to language in education for migrants and refugees in the Asia-Pacific Region
reliefweb, 16 June 2020
https://reliefweb.int/report/afghanistan/approaches-language-education-migrants-and-refugees-asia-pacific-region

Indigenous youth find ways to help communities hit by pandemic
Rappler, 13 June 2020
https://www.rappler.com/move-ph/263695-indigenous-youth-find-ways-help-communities-coronavirus-pandemic

NCERT joins hands with UNESCO for safe e-learning
Telangana Today, 9 June 2020
https://telanganatoday.com/ncert-joins-hands-with-unesco-for-safe-e-learning

South-East Asian schools reopen to the ‘new normal’
SciDevNet, 9 June 2020
https://www.scidev.net/asia-pacific/education/news/south-east-asian-schools-reopen-to-the-new-normal.html

“Youth and Innovation for Ocean” Initiative launched
Nhan Dan Online, 8 June 2020
https://en.nhandan.org.vn/scitech/item/8747402-%E2%80%9Cyouth-and-innovation-for-ocean%E2%80%9D-initiative-launched.html

Schools gear up to reopen nationally
Bangkok Post, 4 June 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/1928892/schools-gear-up-to-reopen-nationally

SDC, UN join effort to promote youth employability
Khmer Times, 2 June 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50729129/sdc-un-join-effort-to-promote-youth-employability/

COVID-19 and UNESCO: Monitoring the Impact on People and Places for Relevant Higher Education
HESB, June 2020, Issue 08
https://headfoundation.org/HESB8

Finland signed agreement with UNESCO to strengthen teachers and students in Myanmar
ScanAsia, 25 May 2020
https://scandasia.com/finland-signed-agreement-with-unesco-to-strengthen-teachers-and-students-in-myanmar/

Press provides antidote to 'fake news' epidemic
Bangkok Post, 23 May 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1922844/press-provides-antidote-to-fake-news-epidemic

UNESCO organized a regional webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on the Higher Education sector in the Arab region
India Education Diary, 22 May 2020
https://indiaeducationdiary.in/unesco-organized-a-regional-webinar-on-the-impact-of-covid-19-on-the-higher-education-sector-in-the-arab-region/

Literacy programme reaches more learners as it moves online
Khmer Times, 19 May 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/724294/literacy-programme-reaches-more-learners-as-it-moves-online/

Lockdown

Lockdown takes toll on Luang Prabang
Bangkok Post, 6 May 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/life/social-and-lifestyle/1913388/lockdown-takes-toll-on-luang-prabang

Japan Times

Welfare of the most vulnerable learners will be test of COVID-19 recovery
The Japan Times, 3 May 2020
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2020/05/03/commentary/world-commentary/welfare-vulnerable-learners-will-test-covid-19-recovery/

UNESCO handbook on “Journalism, Fake News & Disinformation” to be translated into 30 new languages
India EducationDiary, 1 May 2020
https://indiaeducationdiary.in/unesco-handbook-on-journalism-fake-news-disinformation-to-be-translated-into-30-new-languages/

Climate

Climate disinfo echoes in challenges to covering COVID: UNESCO
Coconuts Bangkok, 24 April 2020
https://coconuts.co/bangkok/features/climate-disinfo-echoes-in-challenges-to-covering-covid-unesco/

COVID-19 remote learning hurdles for students with disabilities
Khmer Times, 21 April 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50715578/covid-19-remote-learning-hurdles-for-students-with-disabilities

Migrant

Migrant learners must not be left behind in coronavirus response
Thai Enquirer, 16 April 2020
https://www.thaienquirer.com/11594/unfeature21/

UN stands with Thailand for inclusive response
Bangkok Post, 14 April 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/1899310/un-stands-with-thailand-for-inclusive-response

Better data will lead to better decisions in education sector
Myanmar Times, 3 April 2020
https://www.mmtimes.com/news/better-data-will-lead-better-decisions-education-sector.html

กสศ.นำร่อง4จังหวัด'เปลี่ยนการอ่านเป็นทุนการศึกษา
Daily News, 2 April 2020
https://www.dailynews.co.th/education/766686

A new way forward
Bangkok Post, 1 April 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/life/arts-and-entertainment/1890775/a-new-way-forward