Phuc Giang School woodblocks listed in the Memory of the World Asia - Pacific Regional Register
Ha Tinh, 25 September 2016 - The woodblocks of Phuc Giang School, in the central province of Ha Tinh are registered as Documentary Heritage by the Memory of the World Committee in Asia-Pacific (MOWCAP) for its importance and influence on national education from the middle of the 18th to the early 20th centuries.
On his visit to UNESCO, Viet Nam’s Prime Minister pledges reinforced cooperation with the Organization
Paris, 1 December – Nguyen Tan Dung, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam paid an official visit to UNESCO Headquarters on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Organization. This is the first ever visit to UNESCO by a Vietnamese Head of Government since this Member State joined the Organization in 1951.
Viet Nam Celebrates the 70th Anniversary of UNESCO and the 5th Anniversary of the Inscription of Thang Long Imperial Citadel
Ha Noi, 23 November 2015 – Viet Nam celebrates the 70th anniversary of the founding of UNESCO at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel World Heritage Site. The Site also celebrated its 5th anniversary of being inscribed on the World Heritage List.
Member States reaffirm importance of UNESCO at 70th anniversary session of General Conference
Paris, 19 November - The 38th session of the UNESCO General Conference closed on 18 November, reaffirming the Organization’s role in the fight against violent extremism and in taking forward the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The General Conference is the governing body of the Organization.
Working Together for Gender Equality and Girls’ Education in Viet Nam: Empowering girls and women for a more equal society
Ha Noi, 28 October 2015 – The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) and UNESCO have launched the Gender Equality and Girls’ Education Initiative in Viet Nam: Empowering girls and women for a more equal society.
Comprehensive Sexuality Education: Empowering young people through knowledge on healthy sexuality and lifestyles
Ha Noi, 15 February 2016 – The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) and UNESCO co-organized a workshop on Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) for young people, introducing information on CSE in schools in Viet Nam and practical CSE tools and recommendations.