Subject: UNESCO in Asia-Pacific News, December 2017

From preparing teachers for global citizenship education to celebrating history education's potential to build peace, we spotlight ongoing UNESCO Bangkok activities that advance this critical target of the SDG4-Education 2030 Agenda.
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Rethinking education in Asia-Pacific: Recommendations to Advance SDG4.7’s ‘humanistic vision’
Vietnamese singing tradition becomes first element to be moved from List of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Need of Urgent Safeguarding to the Representative List.
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Cities with vibrant creative industries throughout Asia-Pacific are now part of the network, which promotes creativity as a key driver for sustainable and inclusive urban development.
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Dedication, a devoted teacher and a wealth of learning resources made available through UNESCO ICT project have changed a migrant learner's life.  
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"Heritage" doesn't mean old and dead  a look inside the community-driven Asia-Pacific Heritage Award of Excellence-winning conservation of the Blue House Cluster in Hong Kong.
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The "4th Industrial Revolution" holds promise for breaking barriers in education, but how do we ensure that the human element isn't lost amid the "rise of the machines"? 
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C R A C K I N G  T H E  C O D E:  G I R L S’  A N D  W O M E N’ S 
E D U C A T I O N  I N  S C I E N C E,  T E C H N O L O G Y, 
E N G I N E E R I N G  A N D  M A T H E M A T I C S
Asia-Pacific scientist joins four other laureates from around the world recognized for outstanding contributions to science.
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U N E S C O  B A N G K O K  I N  T H E  G L O B A L  P A R T N E R S H I P 
F O R  E D U C A T I O N  ( G P E )  B L O G
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