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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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  • Call for Consultancy (Individual) - Education Policy and Recognition for Refugees, Migrants and IDPs

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    Duty Station: Bangkok
    Job Family: Education
    Type of contract : Non Staff
    Duration of contract : From 1 to 6 months
    Recruitment open to : Non Staff
    Application Deadline (Midnight Bangkok Time) : ​30-Apr-2021​

    Scope of  Assignment           
    Under the overall authority of the Director of the UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, Bangkok, and the direct supervision of the Programme Specialist of Section for Educational Innovation and Skills Development (EISD) with technical inputs from the Programme officer.

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

     

  • Call for Consultancy - Media and Communication Specialist

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    Duty Station: Bangkok
    Job Family: Public Information
    Type of contract : Non Staff
    Duration of contract : From 1 to 6 months
    Recruitment open to : External candidates
    Application Deadline : 30 April 2021, Midnight Bangkok time


    OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Office in Bangkok is seeking applications for an Individual Specialist to develop a series of communication materials to enhance UNESCO’s visibility in Asia-Pacific region.

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

  • Call for Proposal (Individual or Organization) - Heritage Impact Assessment Specialist

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    Type of Contract: Contract for Services or Individual Consultant Contract
    Duration: 1 May – 30 November 2021, tentatively 
    Closing date: 22 April 2021, 18:00 hrs Bangkok Time

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Office in Bangkok, in close consultation with the competent authorities charged with World Heritage safeguarding in Lao PDR, is seeking a contractor to contribute to undertaking a Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA) for the Luang Prabang Hydropower Project. 

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

  • Call for Proposal (Individual or Organization) - Dam Safety Specialist

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    Type of Contract: Contract for Services or Individual Consultant Contract
    Duration: 1 May – 30 October 2021, tentatively 
    Closing date: 22 April 2021, 18:00 hrs Bangkok Time

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Office in Bangkok, in close consultation with the competent authorities charged with World Heritage safeguarding in Lao PDR, is seeking a contractor to contribute to undertaking a Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA) for the Luang Prabang Hydropower Project. 

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

  • Call for Proposal (Individual or Organization) - Impact Assessment Specialist

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    Type of Contract: Contract for Services or Individual Consultant Contract
    Duration: 1 May – 30 October 2021, tentatively 
    Closing date: 22 April 2021, 18:00 hrs Bangkok Time

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Office in Bangkok, in close consultation with the competent authorities charged with World Heritage safeguarding in Lao PDR, is seeking a contractor to contribute to undertaking a Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA) for the Luang Prabang Hydropower Project. 

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

  • Consultant for EPM team

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    Duty Station: Bangkok
    Job Family: Education
    Type of contract : Non Staff
    Duration of contract : From 1 to 6 months
    Recruitment open to : External candidates
    Application Deadline (Midnight Paris Time) : 21-APR-2021

    Work Assignment
    Under the overall authority of the Director of UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, the supervision of the Chief of Section Inclusive Quality Education (IQE), and direct guidance of the Programme Specialist, Education Planning and Management Team, the selected Consultant shall be responsible for assisting in the implementation, coordination and monitoring of the regional programs and projects managed by Education Planning and Management (EPM) Team.  

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

  • Call for Proposal (Institution/Organization)

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    Mapping and review of online resources for, and perceived needs among vulnerable and marginalized young people in the Asia-Pacific region on digital literacy, safety and participation 

    Organizational Unit: UNESCO Bangkok, Section for Inclusive Quality Education (IQE)
    Type of Contract: Contract for Services 
    Duration:  May – July 2021 (12 weeks), tentatively 
    Closing date for submission of proposal:  19 April 2021 17:00 hrs Bangkok Time

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

  • Intern (Ref: IE/ECCE/2021)

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    Organization: UNESCO Bangkok, Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education
    Unit: Section for Inclusive Quality Education (IQE)
    Duration: 6 months  
    Start: From 1 June 2021 – 1 December 2021
    Application Deadline: 15 April 2021 by midnight Paris Time

    Main tasks and assignments
    Under the overall guidance of the Section Chief, the intern will work closely with the responsible Programme Specialist(s) and assist the team to support the Inclusive Education (IE) and Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) programme.

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

  • Intern (Ref: QE/NEQMAP/STEM/2021)

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    Organization: UNESCO Bangkok, Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education
    Unit: Section for Inclusive Quality Education (IQE)
    Duration: 6 months  
    Start: As soon as possible
    Application Deadline: 15 April 2021 by midnight Paris Time (deadline extended)

    Main tasks and assignments
    Under the supervision of the Chief, Section for Inclusive Quality Education (IQE) at UNESCO Bangkok, and daily guidance by the thematic programme specialist, the intern will provide support to ongoing education programmes of the Quality of Education Team, specifically related to monitoring learning outcomes and competency-based learning, as well as be involved in a range of IQE work.  Support the implementation of activities of the Network on Education Quality Monitoring in the Asia‐Pacific (NEQMAP), and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.

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

  • Intern (Ref: QE/4.7/ESD/GCED/2021)

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    Organization: UNESCO Bangkok, Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education
    Unit: Section for Inclusive Quality Education (IQE)
    Duration: 6 months  
    Start: As soon as possible
    Application Deadline: 15 April 2021 by midnight Paris Time (deadline extended)

    Main tasks and assignments
    Under the supervision of the Chief, Section for Inclusive Quality Education (IQE) at UNESCO Bangkok, and daily guidance by the thematic programme specialist, the intern will provide support to ongoing education programmes of the Quality of Education Team, specifically related to SDG target 4.7 (Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship), as well as be involved in a range of IQE work. 

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

  • Call for Proposal (Institution/Organization only)

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    Translation of teacher training course to support children with disabilities for Bhutan

    Organizational Unit: UNESCO Bangkok Office, Section for Inclusive Quality Education
    Type of contract: Contract for Services (Institution/Organization)
    Duration: 26 April – 28 May 2021 (5 weeks)
    Application Deadline: 16 April 2021, 17:00 hrs. Bangkok time (extended)
     

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

  • Call for Proposal (Institution/Organization only)

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    Translation of teacher training course to support children with disabilities for Lao PDR

    Organizational Unit: UNESCO Bangkok Office, Section for Inclusive Quality Education
    Type of contract: Contract for Services (Institution/Organization)
    Duration: 26 April – 28 May 2021 (5 weeks)
    Application Deadline: 16 April 2021, 17:00 hrs. Bangkok time (extended)
     

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