SDG16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Thailand’s #Educate4Sustainability effort safeguards intangible cultural heritage by strengthening local communities

Organisational Background

Since 1961, UNESCO Bangkok has had a dual role as both the Regional Bureau for Education and as a Cluster Office in Asia-Pacific.

As a Regional Bureau for Education, UNESCO Bangkok provides technical expertise and assistance and serves advisory, knowledge production and sharing, monitoring and evaluation functions to assist Asia-Pacific Member States and other UNESCO field offices and antenna office in the area of education.

Stakeholder Views: Engaging parliaments on the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs: representation, accountability and implementation – a handbook for civil society

Parliament plays an influential role in ensuring the effective implementation of global commitments through their work on legislation and budgets. For civil society, it can provide a valuable ally for supporting the realisation of the 2030 Agenda but how and when can civil society best engage? What strategies and tools have proven successful and what are the challenges?