MALAYSIA-UNESCO COOPERATION PROGRAMME

The Way Forward of the Malaysia-UNESCO Cooperation Programme

The Members of the Malaysia – UNESCO Cooperation Programme (MUCP) Steering Committee has convened in Jakarta, Indonesia for the Seventh MUCP Steering Committee Meeting. Hosted at the office of the Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific of UNESCO...
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Bioethics and Sustainability Science in Action to Stop Haze Pollution: UNESCO’s Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Academy

    Bioethics and Sustainability Science in Action to Stop Haze Pollution: UNESCO’s Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Academy When:   8-10 November 2018  Where:  Riau, Indonesia     UNESCO’s MOST Academy will bring together researchers,...
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The Expert Meeting on Establishment of the Regional Platform on the Member State’s SETI Capacity for the Implementation of SDGs in UNESCO Site

  When: 17-18 October 2018 Where: Jakarta, Indonesia Background: The project Asia-Pacific Facility for Accelerating Science and Technology (AP-FAST) aims as a major tool to address the Science and Technology challenges that governments of Asia and the Pacific...
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National Workshop on Harmonizing Coordination to Implement DRR Strategy in the Heritage City of George Town

When: 1 – 2 March 2018 Where: Penang, Malaysia Background The project “Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) of Heritage Cities in Southeast Asia (SEA) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS)” aims to build the capacity of the pilot heritage cities for...
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National Workshop on Harmonizing Coordination to Implement DRR Strategy in the Heritage City of Kota Lama Semarang

When: 26 – 27 February 2018 Where: Semarang, Indonesia Background The project “Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) of Heritage Cities in Southeast Asia (SEA) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS)” aims to build the capacity of the pilot heritage...
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Forum of National Bioethics Committees on Transboundary Haze Pollution: Seeking Solutions from Bioethical and Sustainability Science Perspectives

When: 6 – 7 December 2017 Where: Jakarta, Indonesia Background Every year people suffer from the effects of haze pollution resulting from land, forest and plantation fires in various parts of Indonesia, mostly on the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Borneo. At its...
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Regional workshop of UNESCO Natural Sciences related Centres and Chairs in Asia and the Pacific

When: 29 – 30 November 2017 Where: Penang, Malaysia Background: In 2015, UNESCO Office, Jakarta, in cooperation with Ministry of Education Malaysia (MoE), International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre for South-South Cooperation Under the Auspices of...
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Pathway towards Improved Water Education Curricula (27-28 November 2017)

When: 27 – 28 November 2017 Where: Penang, Malaysia Background: The UNESCO Jakarta Regional Sciences Bureau for Asia and the Pacific implements the project “Upscaling water security to meet local, regional, and global challenges” financially assisted by Malaysia...
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Minimizing loss and damage in Pacific Small Island Developing States: NEW materials launched during #COP23

Date: Tuesday 14 November 2017 Time: 15:00-15:30 Where: UNESCO Pavilion, Bonn Zone, Bonn, Germany. November 14 is Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Day at UNESCO’s Pavilion in the Bonn Zone at the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the United Nations Framework...
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Getting the Message Across

When: 8 – 10 November 2017 Where: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Background: Climate change is not just a story: it is the context in which so many other stories will unfold. As such, it is not a subject solely for science or environment reporters to cover. That is why...
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National Dialogue on Water Security: Implementing Water Goals in Timor-Leste

When: 16 – 17 October 2017 Where: Dili, Timor-Leste Who: All relevant government departments – working in water sector – as well as development partners. What: In this dialogue, international experts along with local stakeholders will work together...
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National Expert Group Consultation in Jakarta, Indonesia about Bioethical Perspectives on Haze

When: 12 October 2017 Where: UNESCO Office, Jakarta Who: Members of the Indonesian National Bioethics Committee (NBC), as well as representatives of the relevant ministries and agencies in Indonesia. Why: The meeting aims to: Identify emerging issues on haze and...
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UNESCO and Malaysia Meet to Review Projects Supported Through the MUCP

A one and half day meeting was held at the Bangkok Marriott Sukhumvit Hotel, Thailand from 21-22 July 2017 to review the status of current and the newly ended projects including Mid-Term External Evaluation of the Malaysia-UNESCO Cooperation Programme (MUCP). The...
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SDG Training Workshop: Telling the Story of Global Change

UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were first adopted in September 2015, at the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, to create an agenda that is universal, ambitious, sustainable, and yet very much still “of the people, by the people and for the...
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Regional workshop: Building Resilience to Climate Change Risk and Vulnerability to Meet Water Security Challenges

Background information Climate change is likely to increase water demand while diminishing water supplies. With climate change, variability will be affected, i.e. increases in rainfall variability and air temperature, resulting in more frequent hydrologic extremes,...
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Workshop on Strengthening Science-Policy-Society Interface for Implementing Sustainability Science for Biodiversity Conservation in ASEAN and Asia Pacific Region

Background As outlined by the Sustainability Science Programme at Harvard University’s Center for International Development: “Sustainability Science is an emerging field of problem-driven, interdisciplinary scholarship that seeks to facilitate interventions that...
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Regional Workshop on Accelerating Science and Technology to Foster the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia and the Pacific and Launching of AP-FAST

Background Science, technology, and innovation (STI), including engineering as well as the social sciences and the humanities plays a crucial role for sustainable development. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, formally adopted in September 2015 with its 17...
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UNESCO-SEAMEO Asia-Pacific Regional Seminar on Subregional Cooperation for Achieving SDG 4 (Education 2030)

The uniqueness of the SDG4-Education 2030 lies in its flexibility and adaptability at regional, sub-regional and country levels. While this a welcome move to ensure greater national ownership and relevance, the challenge lies in coordinating the national efforts to...
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Asia-Pacific Regional Technical Capacity Development Workshop on Effective Planning of Education Sector, 24-28 July 2017, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

In September 2015, “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” (SDGs) was adopted at the UN General Assembly, laying the way forward for creating a more inclusive, equitable and sustainable society. The SDG target 4 – ensure inclusive...
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Documentary Heritage in the Digital Age: Symposium and Consultation to Advance Access, Preservation and Cooperation in ASEAN+3 countries

First global event of its kind aims to develop action plan for implementation of landmark UNESCO Recommendation on documentary heritage Much of Southeast Asia’s rich documentary heritage is at risk due to improper or inadequate safeguarding measures, or is not easily...
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Synergistic Cooperation to  Empower South-South Cooperation

Madame Audrey Azoulay

Madame Audrey Azoulay

Director-General of UNESCO

“UNESCO has clear skills to provide for the Agenda 2030 and for the Paris Agreement on climate within the United Nations System. It requires from us more effort to build alliances with other stakeholders: UN agencies of course, States, regional organizations, network of national commissions, cities, civil society initiatives.”

Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad

Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad

Prime Minister of Malaysia

“We believe in the goodness of cooperation, that a prosperous and stable neighbour would contribute to our own prosperity and stability”

 

Dr. Maszlee Malik

Dr. Maszlee Malik

Minister of Education and President of the Malaysian National Commission for UNESCO

“We acknowledge that member states’ involvement is duly required to strengthen the efficiency of the means of action, and help to position UNESCO for 2030. And just like other member states, we are ready and look forward to being part of the journey