Particularly Sensitive Sea Area status for Tubbataha Reefs

Following years of preparation, the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park (Philippines) received an “in principle approval as a Particular Sensitive Sea Area (PSSA) from the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) in mid-April 2016...Read more...

 

 

 

PH delivers ASEAN Statement at the 200th Session of the Executive Board

Philippine Deputy Permanent Delegate Jesus Enrique Garcia II delivered a statement on behalf of the ASEAN-UNESCO Committee (AUC) at the 200th Session of the UNESCO Executive Board last 10 October 2016...Read more...

 

 

PHL Ambassador Rosario G. Manalo Wins Seat in UN Treaty Body on Gender Equality and Women’s Rights

Philippine Ambassador Rosario G. Manalo won a seat in the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in elections held today at the United Nations Headquarters... Read more...

 

 

PH Co-Chairs Working Group on Governance in UNESCO

The Philippine Deputy Permanent Delegate Jesus Enrique Garcia II co-chaired the first meeting of Sub-Group 1 of the Working Group (WG) on Governance alongside the Norwegian Deputy Permanent Delegate Gry Ulverud at the UNESCO headquarters held on June 02...  Read more...

 

PH Wins a Seat in the Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee

The Philippines won a seat in the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of
the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) during the 6th Session of the General Assembly
of States Parties to the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the ICH at UNESCO Headquarters. Read more...

 

Seminar on Youth’s Agenda for the Next Philippine Administration

The University of the Philippines Diliman’s Department of Political Science in partnership
with the Philippines National Commission for UNESCO held the first leg of the Youth’s Agenda
for the Next Philippine Administration: A Seminar-Workshop last 04 April 2016 at Palma Hall 207... Read more...

 

Stakeholders’ Conference on Education 2030

After the historic adoption of the Incheon Declaration, a document which marks an important
step in developing the post-2015 education agenda, Ministers of education and significant
stakeholders gathered in a High-Level Meeting held in UNESCO Headquarters on 4 November 2015... Read more

 

Albay Honored as New UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in the Philippines

The beautiful Province of Albay garnered the prestigious status of UNESCO Biosphere
Reserve at the 28th session of the International Coordinating Council (ICC) of the
Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Program of UNESCO held in Lima, Peru on 18-19 March 2016. Read more

 

UNESCO Supports Sustainable Tourism at the Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras - a World Heritage Site

UNESCO Jakarta in partnership with the Philippine National Commission for UNESCO,
the Department of Tourism, and the Provincial Local Government Unit (PLGU) of Ifugao
held a workshop and a public meeting on sustainable tourism at the World Heritage site
of the “Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras.”  Read more

 

PH NatCom and PCYNAP Spearhead the first Conference on “Cultural Concerns
in Teaching Philosophy for Children and Youth in the Asia-Pacific Region”

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Goodwill Visit of Nepal NatCom to Philippines NatCom

In his first official visit to the Philippines, H.E Dr. Kamleshwar Kumar Sinha, Deputy Secretary General (DSG)
of Nepal National Commission (NNC) for UNESCO visited the PH NatCom and representatives from government agencies
including DepEd, DFA, PHSA, and DENR. Dr. Sinha’s ... Read more

 

2015 International Assembly of Youth for UNESCO

As the world celebrates the International Month of Peace, it is an opportune time that the National Association of UNESCO Clubs
in the Philippines (NAUCP), with the support of the Philippines National Commission (PH NatCom) for UNESCO, ... Read more

 

Awareness-Raising Seminar Series on the UNESCO Memory of the World (MOW) Programme- Ayala Museum Leg

The Philippines National Commission (PH NatCom) for UNESCO in partnership with the Center for New Cinema through its Director,
Prof. Nick Deocampo, ... Read more

 

Initiation Workshop on Sustainable Tourism at the World Heritage Site of “The Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras”

The Provincial Local Government of Ifugao through the Ifugao Cultural Heritage Office, in partnership with UNESCO Jakarta,
and in coordination with the Philippines National Commission for UNESCO, ..: Read more

 

Secretary Coloma and UNESCO Director-General Bokova Reaffirm PH-UNESCO Partnership

Paris, France – Head of the Philippine delegation to the 38th General Conference of the United Nations Educational,
Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Secretary Sonny B. Coloma, Jr. ... Read more

 

 

PH Affirms Commitment to the Education 2030 Framework for Action

Speaking at a High-Level Meeting during the 38th session of the UNESCO General Conference last 5 November 2015, the Philippines,
represented by Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Armin A. Luistro and Commission on Higher Education (CHED) ... Read more

 

Awareness-Raising Seminar Series on the UNESCO Memory of the World (MOW) Programme and Philippine Documentary Heritage- Iloilo City Leg 

The Philippines National Commission (PH NatCom) for UNESCO, in partnership with the Center for New Cinema, conducted the first leg of the Awareness-Raising Seminar Series on the UNESCO Memory of the World (MOW) Programme and Philippine Documentary Heritage at the Iloilo National High School, Iloilo City on 21 August 2015.Read more

 

UNESCO Bangkok conducts “Preparing Teachers for Global Citizenship Education"

Launched in 2012 by UN Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon, the Global Education First Initiative prioritized the importance of fostering global citizenship among students.

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King Hamad Prize

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PH Delivers Group of 77 and China Statement at the 39th Session of the World Heritage Commitee

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PH Convenes Group of 77 and China Plenary Dialogue with UNESCO Officials 

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Call for Submissions: Poetry, Photographs and Visual Artworks for International Youth Day 2015

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Philippine Embassy in Paris Celebrates Independence Day

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Philippine Mobilizes Platform For Human Rights Education and Training in UNESCO, Delivers Joint Statement on Behalf of 10 Countries.

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