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SEAMEO-Japan Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Award

The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO); the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan (MEXT); the UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education; and the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd have launched the SEAMEO-Japan Education for Sustainable Development Award. In view of recent natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, cyclones, landslides, etc. that have caused massive destruction, including the loss of lives and a devastating effect on communities in Japan and Southeast Asian countries, the theme of 2012 SEAMEO-Japan ESD Award is “Education for Disaster Risk Reduction”. All public and private schools in the 11 Southeast Asian countries, namely Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam are invited to submit information about their respective school’s activities/programmes related to the theme “Education for Disaster Risk Reduction”. The last day for submission of entries is on 25 August 2012.  The award will be given every year from 2012 to 2014 to promote and share best practices in ESD in schools across Southeast Asia. LINK FOR MORE INFORMATION  
      Contact Information:  SEAMEO Secretariat 920 Sukhumvit Road, Klongtoey District, Bangkok 10110, THAILAND Email:  seameojapan.award@seameo.org  I Tel: +662 391 0144 I Fax: +662 381 2587       Website: www.seameo.org
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