The Sciences In The Service Of Development:
UNESCO Phnom Penh's Natural Sciences Program mainly focuses on the following issues:
- Promotion of environmental sustainability through the Biosphere Reserves.
- Fostering policies and capacity-building in science, technology and innovation for sustainable development.
- Enhancement of the linkages between cultural and biological diversity by the preservation of natural resources.
The Natural Science Unit collaborates closely with other sectors –namely, education and culture – in working towards strengthening science education, raising awareness about climate change, promoting sustainable management of natural resources, etc.