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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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Empowering communities through participatory tourism development

Hoi An, 7 August 2015 - In Viet Nam, UNESCO builds the capacity of communities, local authorities and the private sector to create opportunities for enhancing participation and striving for community-driven results that make a direct impact in people’s lives. 

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