Subject: UNESCO in Asia-Pacific News, August 2018

Tomi Matsuba’s transformation of Omori, a town in Japan’s Shimane Prefecture, has become
a global model of sustainability and safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage. Interview

How to empower people of all ages and backgrounds to understand the challenges facing our world today, and to responsibly act upon them? Gallery
As we mark World Environment Day on 5 June, with the theme ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’, the headline news coming out of Thailand provides a poignant reminder of the urgency of this common ecological mission. Read more
About 246 million children and adolescents experience school violence and bullying in some form every year, according to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Read more
Burdened by family, social and economic obligations, many women working in factories in Cambodia have had to either forgo basic education opportunities or never had a chance to enroll in the first place. Read more
An estimated 250 million children younger than 5 in low and middle-income countries are at risk of not reaching their potential due to stunting, poverty and disadvantage. Read more
#E D U C A T E 4 S U S T A I N A B I L I T Y  S E R I E S
What would you do? Youth in Asia lead to #Educate4Sustainability Read more
The further dream: A young Vietnamese journalist’s #Educate4Sustainability ambition Read more
Ecosystem economics: #Educate4Sustainability leads to forest restoration Read more
Working with our partners, UNESCO Bangkok’s vital regional mission (English and Thai versions)
L A T E S T  P U B L I C A T I O N S
Natural Sciences - Science for Sustainable Human Living in Asia-Pacific (Brochure)
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