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Exercise IOWave 11: More Than 20 Countries Reenact 2004 Sumatran Tsunami

A mock tsunami drill which reenacted the events of December 26, 2004, concluded on Thursday evening. Code named "Exercise IOWave11," it was the first of its kind.

Indian Ocean Nations Simulate 2004 Tsunami, Test Tsunami Warning System

Almost seven years after the devastating tsunami of 2004, more than 20 nations will participate in a full-scale exercise to test the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System on October 12.

UNICEF: Greater Investment In Youth Vital For Asia-Pacific Economic Development

UNICEF and the Asia-Pacific Interagency Group on Youth have called on regional governments to focus on the Asia-Pacific’s 1.1 billion young people.

UNESCO, National Instruments & Singapore Advance STEEL Partnership

The UNESCO, National Instruments, and Science Center Singapore today launched a flagship initiative to popularize science, technology, and engineering in Southeast Asia.

International Literacy Day 2011: Has Asia Made Progress?

According to UNESCO, more than 796 million of the world’s adults, or one in five adults, do not know how to read or write, while 67.4 million children are out of school.

“Change Our World,” UN Secretary-General Ban Says On International Youth Day

International Youth Day this year is a reminder that much more has to be done to support Asia's youth, says UN Secretary-General Ban.

Indian Youth Beat Out 50,000 To Win UNESCO Star Race Olympiad

19-year-old Siddharth Kalra has edged out nearly 50,000 competitors at the international Star Race Worldwide Space Olympiad co-organized by UNESCO.