The Organization has 54 field offices around the world. Its headquarters are located in Paris, France.
Its mission is to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information.
The Organization focuses, in particular, on two global priorities, Africa and Gender equality, and supports the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted at the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, through all its programmes.
“Afghanistan once had a very good higher education system. With war and conflict, we have lost almost everything – the faculty members, the staff and the infrastructure,” said Mr. Abdul Tawab Balakarzai (above, left), Deputy Minister of Academic Affairs, Ministry of Higher Education, for the Islamic
UNESCO Bangkok and the Malaysia Qualifications Agency (MQA) will offer a unique study tour to provide professional training on s trengthening quality assurance systems in higher education and TVET from 18-27 April 2018 , in Kuala Lumpur and Penang, Malaysia . With generous support from the Malaysia
Joint-Message from Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, on the occasion of the International Day for Women and Girls in Science 11 February 2018 Our future will be marked by scientific and technological progress, just like our past.
UNESCO met with broadcasters from throughout Asia-Pacific at the region’s largest documentary fair, the Asian Side of the Doc , to prepare for this year’s launch of the youth-driven transmedia program “Generation What: Asia Pacific”. The Third Steering Committee Meeting for Generation What: Asia
Education systems around the world are making the shift from paper to computer-based testing, which can offer an effective and efficient means of conducting assessments. But what are some of the challenges countries are facing when making this transition and what caveats should educational