Launch of "As We Grow Up" exhibition on gender, love and safe sex launched for Vietnamese young people
Ha Noi, 1 November – An exhibition entitled "As We Grow Up" on gender, love and safe sex was launched today 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).
Women With the Waves High-Level Forum in Ha Noi
24 October, Ha Noi – Participants from approximately 40 broadcasting organisations in Asia-Pacific, the Asia Broadcasting Union (ABU), Frederic Ebert-Stiftung, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and UNESCO attended the Women With the Wave Forum, a two-day high-level forum bringing together media practitioners from around the region to highlight the right to ICTs, education, employment and communication among girls, women and people with disabilities.
School students get chance to act as archaeologist at Thang Long Imperial Citadel
Ha Noi, 23 October - Within the framework of UNESCO’s support programme for World Heritage site museums, supported by Japanese Funds-in-Trust, the Thang Long - Ha Noi Heritage Conservation Center launched the education programme “I Am an Archaeologist” at the 18 Hoang Dieu Archaeological Site, Ha Noi last Saturday, 19 October 2013.
Local communities in Hue receive training on how to develop Community Action Plans
20 October, Hue City – The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) and UNESCO held a training the past two days for communities on how to develop community-led action plans to respond to climate change, disasters and biodiversity loss as a part of the MOET, UNESCO and Samsung Education for Sustainable Development Initiative in Viet Nam.
UNESCO Director-General makes official visit to Viet Nam
Ha Noi, 19 June – Today, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova arrives in Viet Nam for a three-day official visit at the invitation of the Viet Nam Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ms. Bokova and the President of the Vietnamese National Commission for UNESCO cum Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Thanh son will jointly hold a press conference with Vietnamese media to discuss her visit and answer questions.