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Working with UNESCO as staff member, intern or volunteer, means working towards a better world and building peace through knowledge exchange, social progress, and mutual understanding among people. UNESCO Bangkok is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s regional bureau for Education whose work in the field of education, natural science, social and human science, culture and communication has a bearing on the lives of almost two-thirds of the world’s population in 47 member countries across the Asia-Pacific region.

UNESCO Bangkok offers opportunities for people with determination and motivation to help the Organization achieving its goals.

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  • Non-Staff Consultant (SDG4 Progress Review)

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    Organizational Unit: UNESCO Bangkok Office, Section for Inclusive Quality Education
    Duration of Contract: 1 August to 30 November 2020 (4 months)
    Application Deadline: 15 July 2020 (Midnight Paris time)

    Scope of Assignment
    Under the overall authority of the Director of UNESCO Bangkok, the supervision of the Chief of Section for Inclusive Quality Education and direct guidance of the Programme Specialist, Education Planning Team, the individual consultant will undertake the following tasks to consolidate and finalize the “5-Year Progress Review Report on SDG4”.

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  • Call for Proposals (Publication)

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    Digital Citizenship in Asia-Pacific: Translating Competencies into Teacher Innovation and Students’ Future

    Organizational Unit: UNESCO Bangkok, Section for Inclusive Quality Education Section
    Contract Duration: 20 July 2020 to 31 March 2021 tentatively
    Application Deadline: 10 July 2020 by 12:00 p.m. Bangkok Time

    Since 2014, UNESCO Bangkok has been implementing several projects supported by the Korean Funds-in-Trust. From 2017, the "Enhancing National Capacity to Foster Digital Citizenship Education in Asia Pacific" project has aimed to support Member States in building national capacity to make informed policy decisions in fostering digital citizenship in the educational setting, with a special emphasis on incorporating them into teacher training and development.

  • Call for Consultancy (Institution/Organization)

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    Situation Assessment of Sexuality Education in Digital Spaces and Opportunities for Formal Education in Thailand

    Type of Contract: Contract for Services
    Duration:  August 2020 – January 2021
    Closing date for expression of interest:  15 July 2020 17:00 hrs Bangkok Time

    To carry out a situation assessment that explores the potential for bringing together offline and online learning platforms and approaches for sexuality education in Thailand and informs efforts in the education sector to leverage the opportunities of sexuality education in digital spaces.


  • Ocean Science Communications Officer

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    Parent Sector : Field Office
    Duty Station: Bangkok
    Job Family: Natural Sciences
    Type of contract : Non Staff
    Duration of contract : From 7 to 11 months
    Recruitment open to : External candidates
    Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 10-JUL-2020

    Assignment: to communicate ocean science to a wide range of ocean stakeholders and general public alike, to promote the engagement of ocean research communities with other ocean stakeholders, and the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development in the region.

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