UNESCO Asia-Pacific in the media 2020

UNESCO Asia-Pacific in the media 2020

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Two Vietnamese representatives enter UNESCO network of learning cities
VNExpress International, 23 September 2020
https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/two-vietnamese-representatives-enter-unesco-network-of-learning-cities-4166105.html

3 Thai cities honoured by Unesco
Bangkok Post, 23 September 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/1990079/3-thai-cities-honoured-by-unesco

The Third UNESCO Creative Cities Beijing Summit Highlights Creativity and Innovation
CISION, 18 September 2020
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/the-third-unesco-creative-cities-beijing-summit-highlights-creativity-and-innovation-301133990.html

UNESCO officer: Beijing uses technology well against COVID-19 epidemic
CGTN, 18 September 2020
https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-09-18/UNESCO-officer-Beijing-uses-technology-well-against-COVID-19-epidemic-TRNTqtaF3y/index.html

[OPINION] To open or not to open schools: That is the question
Rappler, 16 September 2020
https://rappler.com/voices/thought-leaders/opinion-to-open-or-not-to-open-schools

ยูเนสโกหนุนแข่งขันฝีมืองานช่างอนุรักษ์สถาปัตยกรรมไม้ไทยครั้งแรก
Thai Post, 14 September 2020
https://www.thaipost.net/main/detail/77419

Digital education will continue to be a priority
Khmer Times, 13 September 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50763513/digital-education-will-continue-to-be-a-priority/

Promoting Cambodia’s Digital Higher Education
Khmer Times, 11 September 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50763067/promoting-cambodias-digital-higher-education/

With CapED support, UNESCO and MoEYS ensure continuous learning during COVID-19
reliefweb, 11 September 2020
https://reliefweb.int/report/cambodia/caped-support-unesco-and-moeys-ensure-continuous-learning-during-covid-19

International Literacy Day marked despite COVID-19
Khmer Times, 10 September 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50762549/international-literacy-day-marked-despite-covid-19/

วธ.-ยูเนสโก-คนในวงการหนัง หาทิศทางช่วยภาพยนตร์ไทยหลังพิษโควิด!
Thai Post, 10 September 2020
https://www.thaipost.net/main/detail/76560

Incheon's Yeonsu-gu gears up for 5th International Conference on Learning Cities with UNESCO
The Korea Herald, 9 September 2020
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20200909000703

UNESCO aims to help Hanoi become creative capital of Asia
Vietnam+, 9 September 2020
https://en.vietnamplus.vn/unesco-aims-to-help-hanoi-become-creative-capital-of-asia/182717.vnp

Nepalese, UK groups win UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize
The Korea Herald, 9 September 2020
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20200909000808

PM marks Literacy Day, urges lifelong learning programme
The Phnom Penh Post, 8 September 2020
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-marks-literacy-day-urges-lifelong-learning-programme

While COVID crisis increases inequalities, UNESCO recalls that reading is basis of development
Mirage News, 8 September 2020
https://www.miragenews.com/while-covid-crisis-increases-inequalities-unesco-recalls-that-reading-is-basis-of-development/

INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY 8TH SEPTEMBER
Bangkok Post, 8 September 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/pr/1979351/international-literacy-day-8th-september

การท่องเที่ยวเชิงวัฒนธรรมในสภาวะไร้นักท่องเที่ยว ถึงเวลาต้องเปลี่ยนแปลง?
the 101.world, 8 September 2020
https://www.the101.world/cultural-tourism-and-covid-19/

UNESCO commits to improving Cambodian education ahead of International Literacy Day
Khmer Times, 4 September 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/760499/unesco-commits-to-improving-cambodian-education-ahead-of-international-literacy-day/

Genocide Museum awarded UNESCO’s Jikji Prize
Khmer Times, 4 September 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50760832/genocide-museum-awarded-unescos-jikji-prize/

Ministry of Education and UNESCO to celebrate International Literacy Day
Khmer Times, 3 September 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50760158/ministry-of-education-and-unesco-to-celebrate-international-literacy-day/

Nataphol talks up new 'Deep' platform
Bangkok Post, 1 September 2020
https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/1977755/nataphol-talks-up-new-deep-platform

ศึกษาธิการ ผนึก เอกชน สร้างแพลตฟอร์ม DEEP ลดเหลื่อมล้ำทางการศึกษา
Than Settakij, 31 August 2020
https://www.thansettakij.com/content/normal_news/447547

UNESCO, Online Learning Platform Team up to Enrich Kids' Education
Women of China, 28 August 2020
http://www.womenofchina.cn/womenofchina/html1/news/Highlight/20082/8672-1.htm

Draft law on access to information finalised
Khmer Times, 27 August 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50757349/draft-law-on-access-to-information-finalised/

Why Girls in ICT Day matters in Thailand – and beyond
ITU, 27 August 2020
https://www.itu.int/en/myitu/News/2020/08/27/08/41/Why-Girls-in-ICT-Day-matters-in-Thailand-and-beyond

A new toolkit for gender equality in Asia-Pacific 
Global Partnership, 26 August 2020
https://www.globalpartnership.org/blog/new-toolkit-gender-equality-asia-pacific

No Time to Lose: An Urgent Call for Access to Quality Education for Rohingya Children in Cox’s Bazar
relief web, 25 August 2020
https://reliefweb.int/report/bangladesh/no-time-lose-urgent-call-access-quality-education-rohingya-children-cox-s-bazar

2องค์กรผนึกทำโครงการ"นำมวยไทยสู่ชุมชนคลองเตย"
Nation TV, 24 August 2020
https://www.nationtv.tv/main/content/378791847/

ยูเนสโก้ ใช้มวยช่วยเด็ก
SMMSport, 22 August 2020
https://www.smmsport.com/reader/news/312694

“อิฟม่า”จับมือ”ยูเนสโก้”นำมวยไทยสู่ชุมชนคลองเตย
Office of Sports News (Thailand), 22 August 2020
https://osn.in.th/อิฟม่าจับมือยูเนสโก้น/

IFMA จับมือ UNESCO นำมวยไทยสู่ชุมชนคลองเตย
U-Junction News, 22 August 2020
http://ujunctionnews.com/archives/20955

Family's role in creating China's UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Shine, 21 August 2020
https://www.shine.cn/feature/art-culture/2008214613/

Campaign encourages children to find funs at home amid COVID-19
Vietnam+, 20 August 2020
https://en.vietnamplus.vn/campaign-encourages-children-to-find-funs-at-home-amid-covid19/181626.vnp

UNESCO study produces fresh fears over Great Barrier Reef's health
The Sydney Morning Herald, 19 August 2020
https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/unesco-study-produces-fresh-fears-over-great-barrier-reef-s-health-20200819-p55n6s.html

Developing Myanmar’s second year pre-service teacher education curriculum
Acer Discover, 19 August 2020
https://www.acer.org/au/discover/article/developing-myanmars-second-year-pre-service-teacher-education-curriculum

Displaced children need education support in a language they understand
Global Partnership for Education, 17 August 2020
https://www.globalpartnership.org/blog/displaced-children-need-education-support-language-they-understand

CEU strengthens psychology partnership with prestigious Korean university, HGU
The Manila Bulletin, 17 August 2020
https://mb.com.ph/2020/08/17/ceu-strengthens-psychology-partnership-with-prestigious-korean-university-hgu/

Getting children safely back to school in Covid-19 times
FMT News, 13 August 2020
https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/leisure/2020/08/13/getting-children-safely-back-to-school-in-covid-19-times/

International Youth Day 2020 marked in Hanoi
Saigon Giai Phong, 13 August 2020
https://sggpnews.org.vn/national/international-youth-day-2020-marked-in-hanoi-87979.html

UNESCO proposes to send professional athletes to Vietnam for training
Saigon Giai Phong, 12 August 2020
https://sggpnews.org.vn/sport/unesco-proposes-to-send-professional-athletes-to-vietnam-for-training-87966.html

UNESCO organizes photo expression to highlight beauty of cultural heritage in VN
Saigon Giai Phong, 11 August 2020
https://sggpnews.org.vn/culture_art/unesco-organizes-photo-expression-to-highlight-beauty-of-cultural-heritage-in-vn-87953.html

Photo contest highlights cultural heritage and cultural creativity in Vietnam
Nhan Dan, 10 August 2020
https://en.nhandan.org.vn/culture/item/8961002-photo-contest-highlights-cultural-heritage-and-cultural-creativity-in-vietnam.html

The UNESCO Water Family in Asia and the Pacific responds to the Covid-19 pandemic
India Education Diary, 4 August 2020
https://indiaeducationdiary.in/the-unesco-water-family-in-asia-and-the-pacific-responds-to-the-covid-19-pandemic/

ได้เวลาช่วยโลกแล้ว….ทรูปลูกปัญญา เปิดโครงการประกวดภาพยนตร์โฆษณา เพื่อสังคม True Young Producer Award 2020
Positioning Magazine, 4 August 2020
https://positioningmag.com/1290999
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‘She Loves Tech’ Cambodia contest
Phnom Penh Post, 2 August 2020
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/she-loves-tech-cambodia-contest

Sweden co-hosted in UNESCO’s handbook launching event
ScandAsia, 31 July 2020
https://scandasia.com/sweden-co-hosted-in-unescos-handbook-launching-event/

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

Information Ministry to push ‘fake news’ education over draft law
The Cambodia Daily, 25 July 2020
https://english.cambodiadaily.com/news/information-ministry-to-push-fake-news-education-over-draft-law-167162/

Unesco handbook to help counter disinformation
Khmer Times, 24 July 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50748184/unesco-handbook-to-help-counter-disinformation/
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Khmer version of UNESCO’s handbook on “Journalism, ‘Fake News’ and Disinformation launched
Khmer Times, 24 July 2020
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50748238/khmer-version-of-unescos-handbook-on-journalism-fake-news-and-disinformation-launched/

Fake news guide for journos
Phnom Pen Post, 23 July 2020
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/fake-news-guide-journos

ASEAN, FIFA and football stars launch #BeActive campaign
FIFA, 23 July 2020
https://www.fifa.com/who-we-are/news/asean-fifa-and-football-stars-launch-beactive-campaign

Hack it, crack it: Vietnamese youth climb the hackathon bandwagon
VN Express International, 23 July 2020
https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/hack-it-crack-it-vietnamese-youth-climb-the-hackathon-bandwagon-4132937.html

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