Thematic Areas of Action
The Natural Science Sector of the UNESCO Phnom Penh Office works to build peace, to eradicate poverty and to promote sustainable development through science. Our primary objective is to mobilize knowledge and to promote science education for the sustainable development of Cambodia. The Natural Sciences Sector of UNESCO Phnom Penh Office collaborates with the other sectors-namely, education and culture-in working toward:
- Leveraging scientific knowledge for the benefit of the environment and the management of natural resources;
- Fostering capacity-building in science, technology and innovation;
- Contributing to disaster mitigation;
- Strengthening science education;
- Promoting the sustainable management and conservation of freshwater, terrestrial resources and biodiversity;
- Raising awareness in regards to climate change and opening up discussion for adaptation measures.