Reflecting on the Past and Present for Futures Thinking on Disaster Risk Reduction

As we develop and enhance our resiliency, the best way forward is to create a system that helps us anticipate and identify different future possibilities and helps to navigate the challenges and uncertainties of today. In support of this approach, the United Nations...

Regional Science Stakeholders Explore the Interaction between Climate Change and the Ocean in Asia Pacific SIDS

On the occasion of Mother Earth Day on 22 April, UNESCO Jakarta Office organized the “Intersection between Climate Change and the Ocean in Asia Pacific SIDS” on 20 April 2021, supported by Japanese Funds-in-Trust. Panelists shared the overview of the UN Decade of...

For a Stronger Pandemic Recovery, We Must Value Water

Water experts from across Asia and the Pacific came together this week to share ideas on how the water community can contribute towards a stronger recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Better planning, technical innovation, water education, improvements in gender...

Enhancing Engineer Value Chain in Asia and the Pacific

Celebrating World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development UNESCO Jakarta, as the Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, organized an online celebration of World Engineering Day in Asia and the Pacific, on 4 March 2021, in collaboration with AEESEAP...

UNESCO-Japan Annual Review Meeting

The Government of Japan has been supporting UNESCO’s activities through various funding instruments and the experts’ technical contributions. From 15 to 19 February 2021, UNESCO held a series of project review online meetings with the Ministry of Education, Culture,...

JFIT for Science

UNESCO has enjoyed a long-standing and solid cooperation with the Government of Japan. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology of Japan (MEXT) deposited its first Funds-in-Trust in 1969 and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs followed in 1989. Japanese Funds-in-Trust (JFIT) is covering all the fields of UNESCO as education, natural sciences, social and human sciences, culture as well as communication and information, helping UNESCO to fulfill its mandate “Building peace in the minds of men and women”.

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