Subject: UNESCO in Asia-Pacific News, May 2018

Southern Thailand site endorsed for its geological and cultural diversity, as well as efforts on the ground to promote conservation, education and tourism best practices. Read more
Gallery of all new Asia-Pacific Global Geoparks.

An expert on the ground in Bagan after both the 1975 and 2016 earthquakes discusses lessons learned and calls for a unified approach among the site's myriad stakeholders. Read more
A pilot non-formal education project in Myanmar was the only path to education for these students. They tell UNESCO what it's meant for their lives -- and their dreams  Read more
Phearong Sdeung overcame economic and gender barriers to become an advocate for youth and women's rights and an inspiration for the next generation of girls. Read more
Why is culture important? What does UNESCO do to protect culture? Our new colouring book answers these questions and we'd like you to help us spread the message!  Read more
A UNESCO Institute for Statistics and Global Partnership for Education collaboration aims to address a persistent barrier to inclusive, quality education for all. Read more
A trailblazing Chinese palaeontologist and three rising talents from Viet Nam, Malaysia and Japan are recognized for their contributions to science. Read more
The Network on Education Quality Monitoring in the Asia-Pacific's (NEQMAP) plans to redouble efforts as it marks its fifth anniversary Read more 
NEQMAP builds capacity for quality learning assessment data across Asia-Pacific (GPE Blog)

Women are under-represented and stereotyped in Thai media. How do we change that? By connecting journalists with experts to bring reporting closer to reality.  Read more
ASEAN's out-of-school children and youth need concerted action at the highest level. Since 2014, UNESCO and EAC have been working together to make that happen Read more
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