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Xòe dance serves as shining soul of ethnic Thai culture

As a form to connect people’s aspirations with the divine world, xòe dance has long been an indispensable part of the Thái ethnicity’s spiritual life in the four northern mountainous provinces of Yên Bái, Lai Châu, Sơn La and Điện Biên. It was recently recognised as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by ...

Vietnam has third global geopark recognised by UNESCO

The Programme and External Relations Commission of the 209th UNESCO Executive Board on July 7 approved the Global Geoparks Council’s proposal to recognise Vietnam’s Dak Nong Geopark as a Global Geopark, the third of its kind in the country.Following the UNESCO recognition, relevant agencies, including the Vietnam ...

UNESCO mobilizes 122 countries to promote open science and reinforced cooperation in the face of COVID-19

On 30 March, UNESCO initiated an online Ministerial meeting “Covid-19 and Open Science” with the participation of 77 Ministers and representatives of Sciences and Technologies sector from 122 countries (including Viet Nam) to exchange on emergency response to Covid-19.Keep reading ...

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UNESCO forum on education for sustainable development held in Hanoi

The UNESCO Forum on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship Education opened in Hanoi on July 2, gathering over 350 leaders, policymakers, experts and educators from more than 100 countries.The two-day forum features seven plenary sessions and four group sessions. Participants will share creative ...

Hanoi builds dossier to join UNESCO Creative Cities Network

The Hanoi People’s Committee recently issued a plan on building a ‘Hanoi – creative city’ dossier to apply to join the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Creative Cities Network.The offices will conduct survey, gather documents and statistics of the city in various ...

Project to improve ethnic minority children’s access to education

A project designed to help girls, especially those in ethnic minority areas, get access to education, was launched by UNESCO in Hanoi on April 25. Financed by the UNESCO Malala Fund for Girls’ Right to Education, the “We are able” project will focus on four key fields, including raising public ...

Non Nuoc Cao Bang named second global geopark in Vietnam

Non Nuoc Cao Bang Geopark in the northern border province of Cao Bang was recognised as a global geopark by the UNESCO Global Geoparks Council in Paris on April 12. This is the second UNESCO-recognised Global Geopark in Vietnam after Dong Van Karst Plateau, which ...

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