UNESCO Hosts Japan Funds in Trust for Scientific Programmes Annual Review Meeting

On 14 June 2018, the Government of Japan (GoJ) representatives from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (MEXT) participated in the Annual Review Meeting of “Japanese Funds-in-Trust (JFIT) for Scientific Programmes on Global Challenges in Asia and the Pacific Region”. UNESCO has enjoyed a long-standing and solid cooperation with the GoJ through the JFIT...

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First Regional Training Course on UNESCO Global Geoparks for National Commissions for UNESCO in Oki Islands, Japan 27-30 May 2018

UNESCO Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Office Jakarta in collaboration with Japanese Geoparks Network and as local host, Oki Islands UNESCO Global Geopark Promotion Committee organized the “Regional training course on UNESCO Global Geoparks- perspectives for National Commission for UNESCO in the Asia and the Pacific region-”, 27-30 May 2018 in Oki Island, Japan. The four-days...

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The 11th Southeast Asian Biosphere Reserves Network (SeaBRnet) Meeting: “Biosphere Reserves: Exploring Local Solutions for Global Sustainability

 Including a special session of the Asia-Pacific Biosphere Reserve Network Chiang Mai, Thailand, 21-25 May 2018       Theme and key sessions Under the theme “Biosphere Reserves: Exploring Local Solutions for Global Sustainability”, the 11th Southeast Asian Biosphere Reserves Network (SeaBRnet) meeting will be held in Chiang Mai, Thailand during 21-25 May 2018, and will include a...

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Regional Experts Group Meeting on the preparation of a Standard Framework for Biosphere Reserve Management informed by Sustainability Science

Tokyo, Japan, 2-3 March 2018       Background Within the framework of Man and Biosphere (MAB) Programme, the Japan Funds-in-Trust  (JFIT) project “Biosphere Reserves Interconnected in Diverse Global Environments for Sustainability in Asia and the Pacific (BRIDGES) in AP” aims to promote sustainability science and sustainable economic and  social  development  across  the  region ...

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The 25th IHP Regional Steering Committee Meeting for Southeast Asia and the Pacific

in conjunction with UNESCO-JASTIP Joint Symposium on Intra-Regional Water Security and Disaster Management Manila, the Philippines, 13-16 November 2017     Download the RSC Report Download the Symposium Proceeding Background Faced with numerous water security challenges over the past decades, Asia and the Pacific has consistently engaged actively with UNESCO’s water science programmes, beginning...

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