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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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  • Knowledge Management Officer

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    Duty Station: Bangkok
    Job Family: Education
    Type of contract : Non Staff
    Duration of contract : From 7 to 11 months
    Recruitment open to : External candidates
    Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 17-DEC-2021

    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Under the authority of the Director of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education and under the direct supervision of the Chief of IQE at UNESCO Bangkok, and in cooperation with relevant programme officers, the incumbent will provide support to knowledge management and communication functions of the Learning and Education2030+ secretariat,  the NEQMAP secretariat,  the inclusive basic education team, and the quality of education team. The incumbent may also be involved in a range of IQE work across programme areas as appropriate and required.

    For more details and to submit the application, please visit here.

  • Programme Specialist (Education), P3 (Kabul, Afghanistan)

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    Domain: Education
    Grade: P-3
    Organizational Unit: UNESCO Kabul Office
    Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
    Type of contract: Temporary Staff Appointment
    Duration of contract: 11 months, expected to start as early as possible in early 2022
    Deadline (Paris time): 5pm, 15 December 2021
    Applications should be sent to: kh.tam@unesco.org

    For more details and to submit the application, please visit here.

  • Request for Proposal: Procurement Notice/Advertisement

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    Adaptation of digital sexuality education videos and development of companion teaching/facilitation resources for reaching young people in south-east Asia

    Reference: RFP/IQE/HWT/2021/01

    Beneficiary countries: Countries in south-east Asia including Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines Singapore, Timor-Leste, Thailand and Viet Nam
    Published on: 25 November 2021
    Closing date: 16 December 2021 midnight, Bangkok time

    Description:
    United Nations Educational, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) hereby invite qualified companies to submit sealed tenders as follows:

    UNESCO Bangkok seeks the services of a consultant (institution/organization/company) to review and adapt Amaze.org videos to support increased access by teachers, community facilitators and young people to gender-transformative, age-appropriate and culturally relevant Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) teaching and learning resources in digital formats that support online, remote and blended, formal, non-formal and informal learning in the south-east Asia region. The assignment will be from December 2021 to November 2022, tentatively (approximately 11 months.)

    Please refer to the attached Procurement Notice.

  • Request for Proposal: Procurement Notice/Advertisement

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    Pilot project for capacity building of LGBTIQ+ youth university networks for creating safe and inclusive learning spaces (Request for Proposal) 

    Reference: RFP/IQE/HWT/2021/02 
    Beneficiary country: Republic of Korea 
    Published on: 20 November 2021 
    Closing date:  12 December 2021 midnight, Bangkok time 

    Description:
    United Nations Educational, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) hereby invite qualified companies to submit electronic tenders as follows: 

    UNESCO Bangkok seeks the services of an institution/organization to lead the design, implementation and process monitoring of a 24 month pilot in one country (Republic of Korea) aimed at enhancing inclusive education spaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTIQ+) learners through youth-led transformative actions and partnerships in, and with the education sector. 

    Please refer to the attached Procurement Notice.

  • Resource Mobilization Officer for Education in Asia and the Pacific

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    Post Number : 4THBSP0003PA 
    Grade : P-3 
    Parent Sector : Bureau of Strategic Planning (BSP) 
    Duty Station: Bangkok 
    Job Family: Programme Coordination 
    Type of contract : Project Appointment 
    Duration of contract : 1 year 
    Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates 
    Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 15-DEC-2021 

    Under the overall authority of the Director of the Bureau of Strategic Planning (hereinafter BSP) and the direct supervision of the Director of the UNESCO Bangkok Office, the incumbent will support the Office in its capacity as Regional Bureau for Education to strengthen resource mobilization for education and related intersectoral programmes at regional, sub-regional and national level developed by UNESCO offices in Asia and the Pacific with the support of UNESCO Office in Bangkok.

    For more details and to submit the application, please visit here.

  • Assistant Project Officer, (SC-8) JA 08-2021

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    Duty Station: Bangkok
    Job Family: Education
    Type of contract : Non Staff
    Level :  4
    Duration of contract : From 1 to 6 months
    Recruitment open to : External candidates
    Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 17-DEC-2021

    Major Duties and Responsibilities
    Under the overall authority of the Director of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education in Bangkok, Thailand and the chief of EISD, and under the direct supervision of the Programme Specialist.

    For more details and to submit the application, please visit here.

  • Programme Assistant, (SC-5) - JA 09-2021

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    Duty Station: Bangkok
    Job Family: Education
    Type of contract : Non Staff
    Level :  3
    Duration of contract : From 1 to 6 months
    Recruitment open to : External candidates
    Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 17-DEC-2021

    Major Duties and Responsibilities
    Under the overall authority of the Director of the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education in Bangkok, Thailand and the chief of EISD, and under the direct supervision of the Programme Specialist.

    For more details and to submit the application, please visit here.