M.R. Chatumongol quits as Ruam Palang Prachachart party leader

Thailand’s Labour Minister, M.R. Chatumongol Sonakul, has quit as leader of the Ruam Palang Prachachart Party, effective Tuesday, after he failed a performance assessment by the party’s executive board. Well-informed sources said the board met on today, to assess his work over the past year, and agreed that he had under-performed, citing his slow response […]

Approaches to language in education for migrants and refugees in the Asia-Pacific Region

UNESCO Bangkok, together with the Asia-Pacific Multilingual Education Working Group (AP MLE-WG), has a longstanding interest in education issues impacting children from ethnolinguistic minority and marginalized communities. In particular, the AP MLE-WG has played a leading role in advancing mother tongue-based multilingual education (MTB-MLE) policies and practices. UNESCO Bangkok commissioned this paper to examine strategies […]

Mekong River Commission Annual Report 2019

Vientiane, Lao PDR, 16 June 2020 – Extreme low flows and extensive flooding of different communities along the Mekong River in 2019 and an increasing number of droughts that have occurred in many parts of the region in recent years are among the signs that the Mekong region is facing increasing risk from extreme weather events […]

IIBA Announces New Global Board Members

OAKVILLE, Ontario, June 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Annual General Meeting and Board Election of the International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®) membership was held June 9, 2020. The theme of this year’s meeting was Together Towards Tomorrow with a focus on the role of the business analysis community in improving business results and working together to address business challenges at this next important stage […]