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“Safeguarding Indigenous Architecture in Vanuatu” is the final report of the research carried out by the Vanuatu Culture Centre (VCC) as a Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) following Tropical Cyclone Pam in March 2015. A category 5 cyclone Pam caused...
Learning with Intangible Heritage for a Sustainable Future: Guidelines for Educators in the Asia-Pacific Region View/Download FULL TEXT Russian Uzbek English Bangkok: UNESCO Bangkok, 2015. TH/DOC/CLT/15/03-800 The guide provides teacher educators and...
Including the Excluded: A Lecture by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for the Empowerment of Minority Children through Education and through the Preservation of their Intangible Cultural Heritage Bangkok...
Indigenous People and Parks: The Surin Islands Project Paris: UNESCO, 2001. In collaboration with UNESCO Bangkok, Chulalongkorn University Social Research Institute, and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.
The Urak Lawoi' of the Adang Archipelogo, Thailand by Supin Wongbusarakum UNDP/UNESCO/CUSRI, 2007. ISBN: 978-974-7190-46-5
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