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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International Workshop on Promoting Biotechnology Education, Research and Knowledge Transfer in Asia and the Pacific

Final Dissemination Workshop for UNESCO Biotechnology School in Asia co-hosted by UNESCO, the Regional Centre for Biotechnology and APCTT Faridabad, India, 15-16 October 2017 Background The UNESCO-JAPAN International Post-Graduate University Course in Microbiology (1973 to 2003) and the UNESCO-JAPAN Postgraduate Inter-University Course in Biotechnology (2004 to 2007) were successful and...

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UNESCO Special Session at AOGS Annual Meeting 2017

UNESCO Water Security Initiatives for Enhanced Resilience and 2030 Agenda Delivery in Asia and the Pacific Region in 14th Annual Meeting of Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS),8 August 2017, Singapore UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (IHP) has placed water security at the heart of its eighth phase (2014-2021) defining it as “the capacity of a population to safeguard access to...

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Workshop on Strengthening Science-Policy-Society Interface for Implementing Sustainability Science for Biodiversity Conservation in ASEAN and Asia Pacific Region

Background As outlined by the Sustainability Science Programme at Harvard University’s Center for International Development: “Sustainability Science is an emerging field of problem-driven, interdisciplinary scholarship that seeks to facilitate interventions that foster shared prosperity and reduced poverty while protecting the environment. It offers integrated scientific learning, with a...

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The 10th Southeast Asia Biosphere Reserves Network (SeaBRnet) Meeting

“Interaction among UNESCO Programmes toward the Sustainable Development of Biosphere Reserves” 16 – 17 May 2017 Jakarta, Indonesia Download the Terms of Reference Download the Final Report Background The Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme, launched in 1971, is an intergovernmental scientific programme aiming to set a scientific basis for the improvement of the relationships between...

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