UNESCO Asia-Pacific in the media 2020 (January-March)

UNESCO Asia-Pacific in the media 2020 (January-March)

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Swimming pools and sex education

Swimming pools and sex education: New challenges in the digital age
The Jakarta Post, 31 March 2020
https://www.thejakartapost.com/academia/2020/03/31/swimming-pools-and-sex-education-new-challenges-in-the-digital-age.html

Fawad to represent Pakistan in UNESCO dialogue on COVID-19
Pakistan Today, 29 March 2020
https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2020/03/29/fawad-represent-pakistan-unesco-dialogue-covid-19/, 

UNESCO rallies international organizations, civil society and private sector partners in a broad Coalition to ensure #LearningNeverStops
ReliefWeb, 25 March 2020
https://reliefweb.int/report/world/unesco-rallies-international-organizations-civil-society-and-private-sector-partners

The creative challenge
The Manila Times, 24 March 2020
https://www.manilatimes.net/2020/03/24/business/real-estate-and-property/the-creative-challenge/705542

Empowering children to learn independently via app
The Star Online, 23 March 2020
https://www.thestar.com.my/metro/metro-news/2020/03/23/empowering-children-to-learn-independently-via-app

Cooperating to Save Laos’ Plain of Jars
The Diplomat, 20 March 2020
https://thediplomat.com/2020/03/cooperating-to-save-laos-plain-of-jars

HRH Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presides over the opening of Galaxy Forum Southeast Asia 2020 Thailand
Pattaya mail, 18 March 2020
https://www.pattayamail.com/science/hrh-princess-maha-chakri-sirindhorn-presides-over-the-opening-of-galaxy-forum-southeast-asia-2020-thailand-291634

Unexpected upsides to coronavirus
Nikkei Asian Review
https://asia.nikkei.com/Editor-s-Picks/Tea-Leaves/Unexpected-upsides-to-coronavirus

Asia school closures for coronavirus expose digital divide
The Star Online, 13 March 2020
https://www.thestar.com.my/news/regional/2020/03/13/asia-school-closures-for-coronavirus-expose-digital-divide

What if schools are closed for weeks? That’s already the reality in parts of Asia
Los Angeles Times, 13 March 2020
https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-03-13/what-if-schools-stay-closed-for-weeks-thats-already-the-reality-in-parts-of-asia

Cambodia: A focus on quality early grade learning for National Reading Day
Global Partnership for Education, 11 March 2020
https://www.globalpartnership.org/blog/cambodia-focus-quality-early-grade-learning-national-reading-day

Documentary heritage practitioners participate in capacity building activity organised by Unesco & QNL
The Peninsula Qatar, 10 March 2020
https://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/10/03/2020/Documentary-heritage-practitioners-participate-in-capacity-building-activity-organised-by-Unesco-QNL

Beyond the green campus

Beyond the green campus
Bangkok Post, 10 March 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/life/social-and-lifestyle/1875514/beyond-the-green-campus

View-history

Viewing history through the lens of gender
The Japan Times, 10 March 2020
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/opinion/2020/03/10/commentary/world-commentary/viewing-history-lens-gender

Sexuality education is about respect and equality
India Education Dairy, 10 March 2020
https://indiaeducationdiary.in/sexuality-education-is-about-respect-and-equality

Controversy about ‘Hathe Ape Potha’, a supplementary reader in Sinhala for Sexuality and Reproductive Health Education for Grade 7
Lankaweb, 10 March 2020
http://www.lankaweb.com/news/items/2020/03/06/controversy-about-hathe-ape-potha-a-supplementary-reader-in-sinhala-for-sexuality-and-reproductive-health-education-for-grade-7

The power

The power of capoeira: Manila street children find a new rhythm through sport
Rappler, 8 March 2020
https://www.rappler.com/move-ph/253697-manila-street-children-hope-sport

Independent -film maker

OPINION: Independent filmmakers need more support from the government
Thai Enquirer, 26 February 2020
https://www.thaienquirer.com/8444/opinion-independent-filmmakers-need-more-support-from-the-government

Cultural intangibles: UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation
Architecture Now, 25 February 2020
https://architecturenow.co.nz/articles/cultural-intangibles

Indigenous youth

Indigenous youth in Asia Pacific find strength in unity
Rappler, 25 February 2020
https://www.rappler.com/move-ph/252630-indigenous-youth-asia-pacific-unity, "https://www.rappler.com/move-ph/252630-indigenous-youth-asia-pacific-unity

Vientiane hosts jazz festival
TTR Weekly, 21 February 2020
https://www.ttrweekly.com/site/2020/02/vientiane-hosts-jazz-festival

STEM Gender Bias Cripples Asia-Pacific Area – The Diplomat
Daily Reserach Plot, 16 February 2020
https://dailyresearchplot.com/2020/02/16/stem-gender-bias-cripples-asia-pacific-area-the-diplomat

STEM Gender Bias Cripples Asia-Pacific Region
The Diplomat, 14 February 2020
https://thediplomat.com/2020/02/stem-gender-bias-cripples-asia-pacific-region

Voice of Vietnam set to mark World Radio Day
Asia Radio Today, 13 February 2020
http://www.asiaradiotoday.com/news/voice-vietnam-set-mark-world-radio-day

L’Oréal-UNESCO Honors Four Asian Scientists
Asian Scientist Magazine, 12 February 2020
https://www.asianscientist.com/2020/02/topnews/loreal-unesco-women-in-science-2020-asia

Director of UNESCO Bangkok Paid a Courtesy Call on the Minister of Culture of Thailand
Ministry of Culture, 6 February 2020
https://www.m-culture.go.th/en/article_view.php?nid=269

Innovation in demand: Current solutions to plastic pollution are not working
Thai Enquirer, 4 February 2020
https://www.thaienquirer.com/7386/innovation-in-demand-current-solutions-to-plastic-pollution-are-not-working

Bid to list sites as heritage items
Bangkok Post, 3 February 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/1849144/bid-to-list-sites-as-heritage-items

Vietnam’s UNESCO-recognised intangible cultural heritage
Vietnam+, 25 January 2020
https://en.vietnamplus.vn/vietnams-unescorecognised-intangible-cultural-heritage/167774.vnp

Positive results for Factory Literacy Program
Khmer Times, 25 January 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50683498/factory-literacy-program-starts-taking-root-with-positive-results

Edutech in SEA is still "far behind compared to North America" - but there is some hope
e27, 25 January 2020
https://e27.co/edutech-adoption-in-sea-remains-far-behind-but-there-is-some-hope-20200124

AUAP Secretary General visits Office of UNESCO, Bangkok, Thailand
AUAP, 22 January 2020
http://auap.net/en/news/81/auap-secretary-general-visits-office-of-unesco-bangkok-thailand

Culture Ministry Honors Venerated Monk, Phra Ajarn Mun
Pattaya Mail, 21 January 2020
https://www.pattayamail.com/thailandnews/culture-ministry-honors-venerated-monk-phra-ajarn-mun-284894

UNESCO Seeks to Support the Young Digital Citizens of Asia-Pacific
Yahoo Finance, 20 January 2020
https://finance.yahoo.com/news/unesco-seeks-support-young-digital-150000834.html

UNESCO Seeks to Support the Young Digital Citizens of Asia-Pacific
PR News Wire, 20 January 2020
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/unesco-seeks-to-support-the-young-digital-citizens-of-asia-pacific-300989433.html

Conference seeks ways to preserve UNESCO-recognised cultural heritages
Vietnam+, 15 January 2020
https://en.vietnamplus.vn/conference-seeks-ways-to-preserve-unescorecognised-cultural-heritages/167370.vnp

Lincoln: All I have learnt, I learnt from books
The Straits Times, 13 January 2020
https://www.nst.com.my/opinion/letters/2020/01/555962/lincoln-all-i-have-learnt-i-learnt-books

Nepal implements the national framework for Education 2030
India Education Diary, 11 January 2020
https://indiaeducationdiary.in/nepal-implements-the-national-framework-for-education-2030/

Techniques of Thai massage gets added to UNESCO’s prestigious heritage list
The Independent, 7 January 2019
http://www.theindependentbd.com/post/231194