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MOET, UNESCO and Samsung: A broad, comprehensive Initiative for a more resilient, sustainable Viet Nam

Ha Noi, April 2014 - The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), UNESCO and Samsung Education for Sustainable Development Initiative in Viet Nam is a US$1 million, two-year initiative making significant progress to strengthen the education system and local community responses to the challenges of climate change, disasters and biodiversity loss in Viet Nam. Discover more about its progress and achievements reading the recently launched summary.

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Developing Signature Products and Craft Village Tourism in Quang Nam

Hoi An, 12 March 2014 - The Project Completion Workshop on “Development of Signature Products and Craft Village Tourism in Quang Nam Province” was co-organized by Quang Nam People’s Committee and UNESCO office in Vietnam on 12 March 2014 at Hoi An Historic Hotel, Hoi An city, Quang Nam province. Participants of the Workshop are officials from provincial and local government agencies, representatives of the cooperatives union, craft villages and hospitality enterprises with strong commitment to support the craft sector in Quang Nam.

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Viet Nam celebrates International Women’s Day 2014

Ha Noi, 7 March 2014 - A series of activities from 27 February to 9 March are organized by the UN in Vietnam, donors and national counterparts to celebrate International Women’s Day 2014. Since 1975, the UN has celebrated this day to empower women as a frontline for building a more peaceful and just world.

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Training journalists on UNESCO International Conventions and Programmes

Ha Noi, 24 February 2014 - A training workshop on UNESCO International Conventions and Programmes took place last Friday in Ha Noi to provide media professionals information on UNESCO normative instruments and programmes for safeguarding and promoting heritage and biosphere reserves.

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UNESCO hands over to Viet Nam certificate of inscription of Đờn ca tài tử as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

Ho Chi Minh City, 11 February 2014 – The official ceremony taking place in the Reunification Palace recognizes the importance of the Art of Đờn ca tài tử music and song in southern Viet Nam, also known as Đờn ca tài tử, and the value of the wealth of knowledge and skills that is transmitted through it from one generation to the next.

 

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"As We Grow Up" exhibition on gender, love and safe sex launched for Vietnamese young people

Ha Noi, November 2013 to April 2014– The exhibition entitled "As We Grow Up" on gender, love and safe sex is presented at the Viet Nam Museum of Ethnology in Ha Noi. The exhibiton is a joint effort between the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET), the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU), the Vietnamese Museum of Ethnology (VME) and the One UN in Viet Nam (with UNESCO as the lead agency in collaboration with other UN agencies).

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