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