Philippine National Commission for UNESCO
The Philippine National Commission for UNESCO (also known as PH NatCom or UNACOM) was established by law (R.A 621 in 1951, amended by R.A. 892 in 1953 and R.A. 3849 in 1964) to honor the Philippines’ international commitment to UNESCO. PH NatCom’s original mandate was to serve as an advisory and liaison body bridging the work of relevant Philippine partners to UNESCO’s own work in educational, scientific and cultural matters and concerns.
[Reposted from DFA] Secretary Briones Articulates PH Views on Transforming Education
29 June 2022 – Hon. Secretary of Education Leonor Magtolis-Briones led the Philippine delegation to the Pre-Summit of the Transforming Education Summit held on 28-30 June 2022 at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France. The Pre-Summit aims to harness the evolving discussions on transforming education and elaborate initial content and recommended actions for the Summit Read More
[Call for Applications] Digital Skills Training on “Mobile Application Development for Environmental Sustainability and Supporting Disaster Risk Reduction”
UNESCO, with support from Japan-Fund-In-Trust and in collaboration with Universitas Syiah Kuala (USK), Indonesia, will organize a series of activities to provide career options for students in the technology sector through digital skills training. The Mobile Application Development for Environmental Sustainability and Supporting Disaster Risk Reduction Training consists of 25 hours of intensive, hands-on, and Read More
[Reposted from DFA] PH Celebrates World Oceans Day with SIDS
PH CELEBRATES WORLD OCEANS DAY WITH SIDS 08 June 2022 – In celebration of the World Oceans Day, the Small Island States (SIDS) and the Group of Friends of SIDS in UNESCO organized a round table on “Climate Change and Resilience: Bringing Science and Technology to the Ocean in a Manner Consistent Read More
Message from Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of World Oceans Day
Message from Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of World Oceans Day 8 June 2022 Each year, between mid-May and early June, UNESCO celebrates three international days focused on subjects that are as vital as they are complementary. This is an opportunity to jointly consider the three systemic pillars of climate change: Read More
08 June is World Oceans Day!
08 June is World Oceans Day! By its resolution 63/111 of 5 December 2008, the UN General Assembly designated 8 June as World Oceans Day. The concept of a World Oceans Day was first proposed in 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro as a way to celebrate our world’s shared ocean and Read More
[Reposted from NCCA] MOA for updating World Heritage markers in the Philippines signed
MOA for updating World Heritage markers in the Philippines signed 31 May 2022 – Closing the country’s commemoration of the 2022 National Heritage Month, the UNESCO National Commission of the Philippines, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts, and the National Historical Commission of the Philippines have signed the Memorandum of Agreement for updating Read More