MOET, UNESCO and Samsung launch initiative to build a more resilient, sustainable learning society in Viet Nam
15 March, Ha Noi - The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), UNESCO and Samsung held a launching ceremony today for an Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) initiative to be implemented in Viet Nam. The initiative is part of a global agreement between UNESCO and Samsung that aims to enhance education system responses to contemporary challenges to sustainable development. Viet Nam is the first country to benefit from the agreement.
Ha Noi celebrates inscription of Temple of Literature's stone steles in Memory of the World Register
Ha Noi held a ceremony on 25 February, 2013 to mark the inscription of the 82 stone steles at the Temple of Literature, Viet Nam’s first university, in the Memory of the World Register, UNESCO's international listing of documentary heritage, and as a National Special National Relic of Viet Nam.
Viet Nam Celebrates International Mother Language Day
Ha Noi, 21 February 2013 – On the occasion of International Mother Language Day, first proclaimed by UNESCO in 1999 and commemorated annually on 21 February since 2000, the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), UNICEF and UNESCO jointly celebrated Viet Nam’s linguistic, cultural diversity and promoted the use of mother languages to improve ethnic minority education.
MOET, MAB, FAO and UNESCO support student climate change and biodiversity conservation initiatives in Red River Delta
2 February, Red River Delta Biosphere Reserve – This week, implementation began for the third phase of the Viet Nam component of the Asia-Pacific Regional Biosphere Reserves for Environmental and Economic Security Programme (BREES), funded through the UNESCO/Japan Funds-in-Trust.
Call for entries! "World Heritage in your Hands" Art Contest
Ha Noi, 20 November - This week we celebrate Viet Nam’s National Day for Heritage (23 November), the National Day for Education (17 November) and 40 years of the World Heritage Convention (November 2012). To celebrate these events UNESCO Ha Noi, together with Panasonic Viet Nam, is inviting young people who live near World Heritage sites to participate in an art contest.