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The Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan (MEXT) in cooperation with the UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education and the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. announces the launching of the SEA MEO-Japan Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) Award 2012 with the theme "Education for Disaster Risk Reduction.” This award will be held every year starting 2012 until 2014 to promote and share best practices in ESD in schools across Southeast Asia.
The SEAMEO-Japan ESD Award aims to:
  1. raise awareness level of ESD in schools and communities across Southeast Asia;
  2. promote ESD practices in schools and communities across Southeast Asia;
  3. share and exchange knowledge and best practices on ESD in schools across Southeast Asia and Japan; and
  4. encourage networking among schools and communities which implement ESD practices in both Southeast Asian countries and Japan.
All public and private schools in the eleven (11) SEAMEO-member countries namely: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam are invited to submit best practices on reducing risk and loss from natural disasters.

Each school can submit a maximum of two (2) entries with one (1) accomplished submission form for each entry. The submission of the school Disaster Risk Reduction activity/ programme must be done through the template "Submission Form of SEAMEO-Japan ESD Award.” The Submission Form can be downloaded from the SEAMEO website: www.seameo.org. This can also be requested by sending an e-mail to: seameojapan.award@seameo.org.

This year, the last day of submission of entries is on August 10, 2012.

For more information, concerned individuals may contact:

The SEAMEO-Japan ESD Award
SEAMEO Secretariat
920 Sukhumvit Road
Klongtoey District Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Telephone No.: +66 (0) 2391 0144
Fax No.: +66 (0) 2381 2587


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