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CI - About us

Background Information

As the United Nations agency with a specific mandate to promote “the free flow of ideas by word and image”  and to “maintainincrease and diffuse knowledge”, UNESCO implements a specific programme on Communication and Information (CI) since 1990. In the Bangkok Office, the CI programme is designed to foster freedom of expression, especially online, to promote the participation of women and youth in the region through the media, and to protect and promote access to documentary heritage in Asia and the Pacific. UNESCO Bangkok acts as the focal point to the Regional Memory of the World Committee for Asia-Pacific (MOWCAP). The CI programme of UNESCO Bangkok is an integral part of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and contributes to the achievement of all SDGs with a particular focus on SDG16.

Contact Us

For further information, please contact:

Misako Ito
Adviser for Communication and Information
Email: m.ito@unesco.org

Kulwanee Kado
Programme Assistant 
Email: k.kado@unesco.org

Yufan Hu
Sponsored Trainee
Email: yu.hu@unesco.org

Ruohan Zhang
Sponsored Trainee
Email: r.zhang@unesco.org

Yangon (Myanmar) Project Office:

Naing Naing Aye
National Programme Officer
Email: nn.aye@unesco.org

Seng Hkawn
Programme Assistant
Email: s.hkawn@unesco.org