2016 International #Literacy Prizes award ceremony marks 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day

On the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day, 8 September, the Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova will award this year’s UNESCO International Literacy Prizes to five innovative programmes from India, Senegal, South Africa, Thailand and Viet Nam. The awards, to be presented in a ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, are attributed to projects in line […]

Second UNESCO Forum on Global Citizenship Education (GCED) Building Peaceful and Sustainable Societies: Preparing for Post-2015

  Download final report here On the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of UNESCO Second UNESCO Forum on Global Citizenship Education (GCED) Building peaceful and sustainable societies: preparing for post-2015 In support of the UN Secretary-General’s Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) 28-30 January 2015, Room XI, UNESCO HQ, Paris Organized by the Division of Education […]

Learning to Live Together: Experiences from Education Systems in the Asia-Pacific Region

Aliénor Salmon Research Assistant, Education Policy and Reform Unit. UNESCO Bangkok – Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education. E-mail: a.salmon@unesco.org  . Ramya Vivekanandan-Rodrigues Programme Specialist, Education Policy and Reform Unit. UNESCO Bangkok – Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education. E-mail:  r.vivekanandan@unesco.org  . Abstract: Peace has stood at the core of UNESCO’s mandate since its […]

Master Of Communication Arts for ASEAN

     Master Of Communication Arts for ASEAN program led by Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University in Bangkok, Thailand http://asean-commarts.stou.ac.th/

Education and Suicide

  Anna Barchetti Durisch Mentor, public speaker and education specialist e-mail: anna@helioslife.org web: helioslife.org .   Abstract: Whether we fail in school or life exams, suicide is not an answer. What is the meaning of education?How to heal the pain within us, which one day might result in divisions and conflicts at large?   Keywords: Education, suicide, […]

From Needs to Rights: The Transition Towards Rights- Based Humanitarianism and Empowerment in the Burmese Refugee Camps in Thailand

Dana MacLean Humanitarian Journalist. Freelance focused on a wide variety of topics, including food security, livelihoods, human rights issues, and natural disasters e-mail: dana.savannah@gmail.com / web: http://danasavannah.wordpress.com/ . From Needs to Rights: The Transition Towards Rights- Based Humanitarianism and Empowerment in the Burmese Refugee Camps in Thailand   By Dana MacLean   Center for Human Rights and Social Development […]

Livelihoods and Empowerment: A Case Study of Burmese Refugees in Thailand

 Dana MacLean Humanitarian Journalist. Freelance focused on a wide variety of topics, including food security, livelihoods, human rights issues, and natural disasters e-mail: dana.savannah@gmail.com / web: http://danasavannah.wordpress.com/ . Abstract: The research examines the transition from emergency relief and needs-based service delivery to sustainable human rights- based action by NGOs working in ten Burmese refugee camps in Thailand, that […]

‘Post-2015 Development Agenda’: Invest in Refugee Education to Expand Human Capacity

David Dickson Executive Director-Kenya at International Council for Education ddicksonsolidarityhouse@gmail.com . An analysis of the Programme of Action of the 1994 United Nations International Conference on Population and Development and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) leads one to conclude that it is difficult to assess the […]

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