17 March 2023

One Day of Being Governor

What did you do on Children’s Day? We, the members of the Young People Advisory Board (YPAB), had the opportunity to shadow the Bangkok Governor, Mr. Chatchard Sittipunt, and Deputy Governor, Mr. Sanon Wangsrangboon, as they went on a day filled with activities in Bangkok, the capital city known for its social and cultural diversity. Follow us as…, Children’s Discovery Museum, Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipun, along with UNICEF YPAB members, visited Children's Discovery Museum. UNICEF Thailand/2023/Preechapanich Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittipun, along with UNICEF YPAB members, watched videos in 4D theater. UNICEF Thailand/2023/Preechapanich Display caption Hide Caption Display caption Hide Caption On their first…, Benjakitti Park, Deputy Governor Sanon Wangsrangboon, UNICEF YPAB members and the Governor of Fukuoka went on a field trip to Benjakitti Park. UNICEF Thailand/2023/Chayaphattharitthee Deputy Governor Sanon Wangsrangboon, UNICEF YPAB members and the Governor of Fukuoka went on a field trip to Benjakitti Park. UNICEF Thailand/2023/Chayaphattharitthee Display caption…, Children’s Day Event at Bangkok Youth Center (Thai-Japan), On National Children's Day, UNICEF YPAB members, UNICEF staff, and Chadchart Sittipun gathered. UNICEF Thailand/2023/Preechapanich A boy who joined Children's Day event at Bangkok Youth Center (Thai-Japan) UNICEF Thailand/2023/Preechapanich Display caption Hide Caption Display caption Hide Caption Deputy Governor Sanon Wangsrangboon handed snacks…, Children’s Day Event at Angoon Garden, Deputy Governor Sanon Wangsrangboon, UNICEF YPAB members joined Children's Day event at Angoon Garden. UNICEF Thailand/2023/Chayaphattharitthee Deputy Governor Sanon Wangsrangboon, UNICEF YPAB members joined Children's Day event at Angoon Garden. UNICEF Thailand/2023/Chayaphattharitthee Display caption Hide Caption Display caption Hide Caption…, The Power of Civil Society Network, Deputy Governor Sanon Wangsrangboon and UNICEF YPAB members joined ‘The Power of Civil Society Network’ session. UNICEF Thailand/2023/Chayaphattharitthee UNICEF YPAB members joined ‘The Power of Civil Society Network’ session. UNICEF Thailand/2023/Chayaphattharitthee Display caption Hide Caption Display caption Hide Caption After our adventure to…, Rod Fai Park - Chatuchak Park - Sirikit Park, Deputy Governor Sanon Wangsrangboon, UNICEF YPAB members and UNICEF staff walked through Rod Fai Park, Chatuchak Park and Sirikit Park. UNICEF Thailand/2023/Chayaphattharitthee UNICEF YPAB members and UNICEF staff gathered on the ground. UNICEF Thailand/2023/Preechapanich Display caption Hide Caption Display caption Hide Caption Our last stop was…, Something to Share with Other Youths, Panupan (Top) Pitak UNICEF Thailand/2023/Preechapanich Panupan (Top) Pitak There always is price to pay for changes towards a better future. It might cost physical strength, emotional power, or the feeling that we have to trade for our dream. But one thing that I would like to remind everyone is to hold onto their dreams without giving up.…
11 September 2018

Here's how to prepare South-East Asia's young people for the future

Young people can drive our economies and societies to be more vibrant and productive. At the same time, their potential can only be realized if they benefit from quality education from early childhood to adolescence and beyond. Providing creative and effective learning environments is thus an ongoing challenge in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP)…, 21st-century skills, Improving learning, the uptake of 21st-century skills and employability in young people are critical issues for this region. While investments in second-decade education have been made, challenges to its efficacy remain. Learning has often not been responsive to the needs of young girls and boys, or to the critical changes and demands of modern…, Diverse challenges, While the burden of learning outcomes and readiness for work and life is often placed on education systems, they cannot be the only answer to the complex challenges faced by our societies. The EAP region is extremely diverse, accommodating vast economic differences as well as disparities in geography, gender equality and ethnicity. How do such…, A platform for innovation, Finally, in a region driven by entrepreneurship and technology, creativity and self-expression by adolescents and youth are major spurs to innovation. There is widespread recognition of the importance of active participation of children and adolescents within education and learning structures and its positive influence on the development of skills…