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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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  • Assistant Project Officer

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    Parent Sector : Communication and Information Sector (CI)
    Duty Station : Bangkok
    Job Family : Communication and Information
    Type of contract : Non Staff
    Level : NO-A (ICS-8) level of the local UNDP salary scale
    Duration of contract : 1 year
    Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
    Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 18-OCT-2020

    OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST
    Within the framework of UNESCO Communication and Information (CI) programme, in particular its Main Line of Action 1 ‘Fostering freedom of expression online and offline, promoting all aspects of the safety of journalists, advancing diversity and participation in media, and supporting independent media’, and under the overall authority of the Director of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization  (UNESCO) Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education and the direct supervision of the Adviser for Communication and Information, the incumbent shall coordinate and implement UNESCO’s programme on freedom of expression and media development in the Mekong countries.

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

  • Call for Proposal: Developing Digital Solutions for Culture and Creative Sector

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    Type of Contract: Contract for Services     
    Duration: 15 October – 15 February 2021 tentatively
    Closing date: 5 October 2020, 18:00 hrs Bangkok Time

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Office in Bangkok is seeking applications from a company or a non-profit organization to be responsible for the implementation of the TechCul initiative: “Developing Digital Solutions for Culture and Creative Sector”.

  • Call for Proposal: "You Are Next: Empowering Creative Women”

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    Type of Contract: Contract for Services     
    Duration: 15 October - 31 December 2020 tentatively
    Closing date: 30 September 2020, 18:00 hrs Bangkok time

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Office in Bangkok is seeking applications from a company or a non-profit organization to be responsible for organizing the online ResiliArt event “You Are Next: Empowering Creative Women”.

  • Request for Proposal : Compilation and development of accessible reading materials in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Timor-Leste

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    Reference: (REP/IQE/2020/2)
    Deadline for Submission of Electronic Offers: 13 October 2020, 17h00 Bangkok

    Description

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

    The compilation and development of accessible reading materials in the nine GPE EPSIG-eligible countries in Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Timor-Leste) from 1 November 2020 to 15 July 2021 (approximately 32 weeks).

    The contractor is expected:

    • To review and compile existing accessible reading materials (including storybooks and school textbooks) for children with disabilities in the nine GPE EPSIG-eligible countries in Asia

    • To develop nine hundred (900) reading materials in accessible format (digital multimedia books, accessible E-books, digital braille books) in the nine GPE EPSIG-eligible countries in Asia (100 reading materials per county).

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

  • CHIEF OF SECTION (EDUCATION)

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    Post Number : 4THED0053RP
    Grade : P-5
    Parent Sector : Education Sector (ED)
    Duty Station: Bangkok
    Job Family: Education
    Type of contract : Fixed Term
    Duration of contract : 2 years
    Recruitment open to : Internal and external candidates
    Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 30-09-2020

    OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST
    Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for Education and the direct supervision of the Director UNESCO Bangkok, the incumbent will lead the Section for Inclusive Quality Education (IQE). He/she will design and coordinate UNESCO Bangkok's programmes in the areas of sector-wide education policies and planning, including the regional coordination of the Education 2030 agenda, as well as issues of equity, quality and relevance of education and learning, with particular focus on basic education level (from early childhood through the secondary level), safe and inclusive learning environments, and gender equality. The incumbent will support and advise Field Offices in the aforementioned areas and mobilize extra-budgetary resources and partnerships. We are looking for a seasoned education expert with a solid knowledge of diverse education issues and proven management skills to support the acceleration of progress towards SDG4 in the Asia Pacific Region.

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

  • International Consultant - Communication and Information (CI) Unit

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    Parent Sector : Communication and Information
    Duty Station: Bangkok, Thailand
    Type of contract : Consultant
    Duration of contract : 11 months
    Application Deadline (Midnight Bangkok Time) : 30 September 2020

    OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST
    Within the framework of UNESCO’s Communication and Information (CI) programme 2018-2021, in particular its Main Line of Action 2 “Building knowledge societies through ICTs, by enabling universal access to, and preservation of, information and knowledge”, an International Consultant is required to closely coordinate and ensure the smooth implementation and reporting of the project “Building capacity for the monitoring and preservation of documentary heritage at risk in Southeast Asia”. The Consultant will also be required to assist in the implementation of UNESCO’s programme on access to information, innovation and digital transformation.

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