UNESCO Asia-Pacific in the media 2021 (January-March)

UNESCO Asia-Pacific in the media 2021 (January-March)

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Viewpoint: Shigeru Aoyagi, Director, UNESCO Bangkok
The ASEAN, February-March 2021, p13-15.
https://asean.org/storage/The-ASEAN-February-March-2021.pdf

Survival At Stake In Humanity’s Relationship With Nature
Asian Scientist Magazine, 31 March 2021
https://www.asianscientist.com/2021/03/features/unesco-biosphere-reserve-opinion-nature/

Cambodia expands factory literacy programme
The Star, 30 March 2021
https://www.thestar.com.my/aseanplus/aseanplus-news/2021/03/30/cambodia-expands-factory-literacy-programme

Enhancing literacy skills among garment workers
Khmer Times, 30 March 2021
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50831738/enhancing-literacy-skills-among-garment-workers/

Factory literacy programme expands
The Phnom Penh Post, 29 March 2021
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/factory-literacy-programme-expands

UNESCO and Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia partner to support adult literacy for factory workers
Khmer Times, 28 March 2021
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50830957/unesco-and-garment-manufacturers-association-in-cambodia-partner-to-support-adult-literacy-for-factory-workers/

UNESCO celebrates 50 years of biodiversity in online forum
Khmer Times, 26 March 2021
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50830243/unesco-celebrates-50-years-of-biodiversity-in-online-forum/

Republic of Korea and UNESCO hold strategic dialogue on shared priorities
Mirage, 26 March 2021
https://www.miragenews.com/republic-of-korea-and-unesco-hold-strategic-535315/

My body, my rights
My body, my rights
The Kathmandu Post, 23 March 2021
https://kathmandupost.com/columns/2021/03/23/my-body-my-rights

Chinese animated book on water education launched for youth in developing countries
Global Times, 23 March 2021
https://www.globaltimes.cn/page/202103/1219144.shtml

Myanmar Military Disrupts Children's Access to Education by Occupying Schools: Report
Global Citizen, 22 March 2021
https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/content/myanmar-military-disrupts-access-to-education/

Asian nations, UN condemn Myanmar's ongoing anti-coup crackdown
Daily Sabah, 20 March 2021
https://www.dailysabah.com/world/asia-pacific/asian-nations-un-condemn-myanmars-ongoing-anti-coup-crackdown

Experts From Central Asia Debate The Development Of Artificial Intelligence In The Region
India Education Diary, 20 March 2021
https://indiaeducationdiary.in/experts-from-central-asia-debate-the-development-of-artificial-intelligence-in-the-region/

Culture, innovation to top ACC, ICAPP event
Phnom Penh Post, 18 March 2021
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/culture-innovation-top-acc-icapp-event

Kazakhstan Joins Asia Pacific in International Digital Project to Preserve Intangible Cultural Heritage
The Astana Times, 18 March 2021
https://astanatimes.com/2021/03/kazakhstan-joins-asia-pacific-in-international-digital-project-to-preserve-invaluable-cultural-heritage/

Unesco launches two Khmer handbooks promoting journalists’ freedom of expression
Khmer Times, 18 March 2021
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50826435/unesco-launches-two-khmer-handbooks-promoting-journalists-freedom-of-expression/

In the news

Pacific women’s leadership in climate change, peace, and security
Policy Forum, 17 March 2021
https://www.policyforum.net/pacific-womens-leadership-in-climate-change-peace-and-security/

COVID is forcing millions of girls out of school in South-east Asia and the Pacific
The Conversation, 17 March 2021
https://theconversation.com/covid-is-forcing-millions-of-girls-out-of-school-in-south-east-asia-and-the-pacific-157230

Kazakh experts join Asian project on intangible cultural heritage
Kazinform, 16 March 2021
https://www.inform.kz/en/kazakh-experts-join-asian-project-on-intangible-cultural-heritage_a3765136

Unesco, NCCA team up for docus on PH heritage
Inquirer Lifestyle, 15 March 2021
https://lifestyle.inquirer.net/380464/unesco-ncca-team-up-for-docus-on-ph-heritage/

Campaign launched to promote handicrafts as Noruz gifts
Tehran Times, 13 March 2021
https://www.tehrantimes.com/news/459083/Campaign-launched-to-promote-handicrafts-as-Noruz-gifts

Philippine intangible cultural heritage in the spotlight
Manila Standard, 11 March 2021
https://manilastandard.net/mobile/article/349212

Cambodia to celebrate National Reading Day today
Khmer Times, 11 March 2021
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50823386/cambodia-to-celebrate-national-reading-day-today/

Accor, Expedia Group expand UNESCO sustainability pledge
TTG Asia, 8 March 2021
https://www.ttgasia.com/2021/03/08/accor-expedia-group-expand-unesco-sustainability-pledge/

Expedia and Accor join UNESCO Sustainable Tourism Pledge
Thailand Business News, 8 March 2021
https://www.thailand-business-news.com/travel/83169-expedia-and-accor-join-unesco-sustainable-tourism-pledge.html

Women in Hi Online exhibition pays tribute to women’s achievements on International Women’s Day
Mirage, 8 March 2021
https://www.miragenews.com/women-in-hi-online-exhibition-pays-tribute-to-524751/

Documentaries on PHL intangible cultural heritage now on view
Business Mirror, 6 March 2021
https://businessmirror.com.ph/2021/03/06/documentaries-on-phl-intangible-cultural-heritage-now-on-view/

10 documentaries on Philippine intangible cultural heritage
Manila Bulletin, 6 March 2021
https://mb.com.ph/2021/03/06/10-documentaries-on-philippine-intangible-cultural-heritage/

Unesco and Education Ministry celebrate Mother Language Day
Khmer Times, 5 March 2021
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50820935/unesco-and-education-ministry-celebrate-mother-language-day/

UNESCO Requests New Impact Assessment for Luang Prabang Dam
Radio Free Asia, 1 March 2021
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/laos/dam-03012021184206.html

Learning Coin Project

Learning Coin Project (in Japanese)
Chunichi Shimbun, 25 February 2021

Huawei เตือนยิ่งกลัวเทคโนโลยียิ่งยุ่งยาก "ดีอีเอส" เผยแผนดันไทยขึ้นดิจิทัลฮับอาเซียนกลาง MWC Shanghai 2021
Seminar on "Connected for Shared Prosperity" by Huawei with UNESCO supported
Manager Online, 23 February 2021
https://mgronline.com/cyberbiz/detail/9640000017810

ONDE pushes Thailand towards ASEAN digital hub
Bangkok Post, 23 February 2021
https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/pr/2073043/onde-pushes-thailand-towards-asean-digital-hub

Prada and UNESCO join forces for ‘Sea Beyond’ educational program
Lifestyle Asia, 23 February 2021
https://www.lifestyleasia.com/hk/culture/events/prada-and-unesco-join-forces-for-sea-beyond-educational-program/

Bangabandhu's role in promoting Bangla globally recalled
United News of Bangladesh, 23 February 2021
https://unb.com.bd/category/Bangladesh/bangabandhus-role-in-promoting-bangla-globally-recalled/65170

OP-ED: Mother tongue lessons need a boost
Dhaka Tribune, 23 February 2021
https://www.dhakatribune.com/opinion/op-ed/2021/02/23/op-ed-mother-tongue-lessons-need-a-boost

Mother tongue lessons need boost
Bangkok Post, 22 February 2021
https://www.bangkokpost.com/opinion/opinion/2072223/mother-tongue-lessons-need-boost

“อพท.” ผนึก “ยูเนสโก” ใช้เครื่องมือ VMAT จัดการแหล่งท่องเที่ยวครั้งแรกของไทย! 
DASTA and UNESCO use VMAT for tourism management
Bangkokbiznews, 21 February 2021
https://www.bangkokbiznews.com/news/detail/923515

Vietnamese heritage recognised by UNESCO
Vietnam.net, 17 February 2021
https://vietnamnet.vn/en/entertainment-sports/vietnamese-heritage-recognised-by-unesco-683648.html

“อพท.” ประกาศยกระดับชุมชนเข้าสู่ตลาด ผนึกยูเนสโกใช้เครื่องมือ VMAT จัดการแหล่งท่องเที่ยวครั้งแรกของไทย
DASTA and UNESCO use VMAT for tourism management
Matichon Online, 16 February 2021
https://www.matichon.co.th/economy/news_2581190

British Council Extends Scholarship for Women to Pursue Careers in STEM
News 18, 13 February 2021
https://www.news18.com/news/world/british-council-extends-scholarship-for-women-to-pursue-careers-in-stem-3427208.html

Green practices: Tawau school wins top award
Daily Express Online, 9 February 2021
https://www.dailyexpress.com.my/news/166175/green-practices-tawau-school-wins-top-award-/

Right to read: Joint efforts to provide books to minority-language learners
Right to read: Joint efforts to provide books to minority-language learners
GPE (Global Partnership for Education), 9 February 2020
https://www.globalpartnership.org/blog/right-read-joint-efforts-provide-books-minority-language-learners

Tawau school wins int'l award for 'End Plastic Pollution' campaign
New Straits Times, 7 February 2021
https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2021/02/663849/tawau-school-wins-intl-award-end-plastic-pollution-campaign

International schooling: why joy is the key to learning
The Local, 5 February 2021
https://www.thelocal.de/20210205/the-science-of-learning-why-schools-need-to-offer-joy-futuraskolan-tlccu

Over 60,000 documents of Cambodia’s Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum go digital
Vietnam+, 3 February 2021
https://en.vietnamplus.vn/over-60000-documents-of-cambodias-tuol-sleng-genocide-museum-go-digital/195846.vnp

Scholarship program opens doors to Filipino women to pursue careers in STEM
Manila Bulletin, 3 February 2021
https://mb.com.ph/2021/02/03/scholarship-program-opens-doors-to-filipino-women-to-pursue-careers-in-stem/

COVID-19 Impact – Time for Myanmar to accelerate education reforms
Mizzima, 31 January 2021
http://mizzima.com/article/covid-19-impact-time-myanmar-accelerate-education-reforms

Winners of sketching contest on Temple of Literature awarded
Nhan Dan, 30 January 2021
https://en.nhandan.org.vn/culture/item/9552402-winners-of-sketching-contest-on-temple-of-literature-awarded.html

Singapore’s iconic, but endangered, street food now has UNESCO status
National Geographic, 29 January 2021
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/article/why-unesco-is-honoring-singapore-street-food

It is time to reopen Southeast Asia's schools
Nikkei Asia, 29 January 2021
https://asia.nikkei.com/Opinion/It-is-time-to-reopen-Southeast-Asia-s-schools

UNESCO expert: Vietnam education reform on right path, recommends better allocation of funds
Vietnam.net, 28 January 2021
https://vietnamnet.vn//en/feature/unesco-expert-vietnam-education-reform-on-right-path-recommends-better-allocation-of-funds-708800.html

UNESCO x Tencent ร่วมมือในการแข่งขัน ‘เทคคัล ไอเดียธอน’
techOffside ล้ำหน้าโชว์, 27 January 2021
https://www.techoffside.com/2021/01/unesco-x-tencent-techcul-ideathon/

Message from UNESCO in Vietnam on International Education Day
Vietnam.net, 23 January 2021
https://vietnamnet.vn/vn/thong-tin-unesco/tin-tuc-su-kien/thong-diep-unesco-tai-viet-nam-nhan-ngay-quoc-te-giao-duc-707722.html

UNESCO TechCul Ideathon – Winners Announced
TFA Geeks, 21 January 2021
http://tfageeks.com/2021/01/21/unesco-techcul-ideathon-winners-announced/

Cybersecurity to be included in high school curriculum
Vietnam+ (VietnamPlus), 20 January 2021
https://en.vietnamplus.vn/cybersecurity-to-be-included-in-high-school-curriculum/195015.vnp

La cybersécurité introduite dans le programme d'enseignement secondaire 
Cybersecurity introduced in the secondary school curriculum (in French)
Le Courrier du Vietnam, 20 January 2021
https://www.lecourrier.vn/la-cybersecurite-introduite-dans-le-programme-denseignement-secondaire/884159.html

Armed conflicts: reason for cultural heritage destruction in Myanmar
The Myanmar Times, 20 January 2021
https://www.mmtimes.com/news/armed-conflicts-reason-cultural-heritage-destruction-myanmar.html

Students produce bricks from plastic waste
Vietnam+ (VietnamPlus), 18 January 2021
https://en.vietnamplus.vn/students-produce-bricks-from-plastic-waste/194883.vnp

UNESCO's ResiliArt Movement Inspires Asia Art Space Network Forum
OCULA, 18 January 2021
https://ocula.com/magazine/features/world-art-day-sees-launch-of-resiliart-movement/