Subject: UNESCO Asia-Pacific Newsletter - Nov-Dec edition

Nov-Dec 2016
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Archives and registers tell stories that cannot be forgotten of our region's struggle to realize human rights.
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They work on highways selling drinks to truck drivers or in factories getting sick due to poor working conditions. UNESCO asks learners in an NFE programme what education means to them. The answer: everything. read more
This year UNESCO Bangkok has created a special exhibition to highlight how the respect and promotion of human rights are to our work in Asia-Pacific.  read more
Many countries in the Asia-Pacific region lack access to ICT and its promise for promoting equity and inclusion in education is immense. An initiative from UNESCO's ICT in Education team aims to change this. read more 
Heike Alefsen, Senior Human Rights Advisor for the United Nations Development Group, tells a Case for Space reporter about the tightening of restrictions in the region and its impact on Asia-Pacific youth. read more 
During the eleventh session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage that is taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 28 November to 2 December 2016, six new elements of Central Asian Intangible Cultural Heritage have been inscribed onto the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.  Read more
A novel empathy-based approach more commonly seen in the commercial world has the potential to be a game-changer in the effort to ensure inclusive and quality education for all.  Read more
To celebrate the occasion, we look at some of the region's stunning ranges and the livelihoods and cultures they nourish. read more
The area is home to one of Southeast Asia's highest mountain ranges as well as an incredible wealth of biodiversity, and UNESCO is working with Myanmar to ensure that this awe-inspiring place receives international protection and safeguarding. read more
16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence Campaign: Bullying at school (Nepal)
Literacy opens doors to new worlds of possibilities (Cambodia)
L A T E S T  P U B L I C A T I O N S   
MTB MLE RESOURCE KIT Including the Excluded: Promoting Multilingual Education
Memory of the World: Documentary Heritage in Asia and the Pacific
Assessment of Transversal Competencies: Policy and Practice in the Asia-Pacific Region
Community-Based Lifelong Learning and Adult Education: Situations of Community Learning Centres in 7 Asian Countries
Community-Based Lifelong Learning and Adult Education: Adult Skills and Competencies for Lifelong Learning
Community-Based Lifelong Learning and Adult Education: Role of Community Learning Centres as Facilitators of Lifelong Learning
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