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.
Advance Notice: 2nd Revised Call for Papers and Panel Proposals Greening Agri-food Systems, Ensuring Rural Sustainability and Promoting Healthy Socioeconomic Transformation in Southeast Asia through Social and Sustainability Sciences and Education for Sust...More
The UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) is calling for unique proposals to be featured at its international ed-tech conference, titled ‘Transforming Education Conference for Humanity (TECH), to be held...More
When: 28 October - 3 November 2017 Where: Karaj, Iran Who: The University of Environment in Karaj, Iran, UNESCO Tehran and UNESCO Bangkok Language: English Contact: Susan Vize, Regional Adviser for Social and Human Sciences at UNESCO Bangkok ( s.vize@unesc...More
Designing a Relevant and Innovative Entrepreneurship Education: Towards Mutual Recognition of Qualifications in ASEAN, East and South Asia October 23-25, 2017, Manila, The Philippines Co-organized by UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, B...More
When: 9-12 October 2017 Where: Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit Who: UNESCO Bangkok in collaboration with UNESCO International Institute for Education Planning (IIEP) with support from the government of the Republic Korea through the KFIT Regional Proje ct...More
When, local time : 28 September - 29 September 2017 Where : Bangkok, Thailand Type of event : Seminar The UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education (UNESCO Bangkok) and the Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI) will host the annual UN...More
Girls and women face multiple challenges that compromise their education opportunities. One area of longstanding concern is the low rate of female participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and consequently STEM care...More
When: 24-28 July 2017 Where: Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Who: UNESCO Bangkok and Malaysia Ministry of Education in collaboration with UNICEF EAPRO organized this workshop, bringing together 61 participants from 17 countries consist o...More
Deadline Extended! Enter Now! Accepting submissions until June 30, 2017! What does a Happy School look like to you? Submit a short video to our contest and win a trip to Bangkok and other prizes to be announced! Tell us what a Happy School looks like to yo...More
Jointly organized by the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) and UNESCO Bangkok, the Subregional Workshop on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) for Teacher Education Institutions, 5-9 June 2017, Chiang Rai, Thailand, will...More
Promoting ratification of the 2011 Tokyo Convention 1-3 June 2017 │ Beijing, P.R. China As a global leader in mobility, international students from Asia-Pacific pursue valuable opportunities to build new skills, promote the values of global citizenship and...More
Background: The uniqueness of the SDG4-Education 2030 lies in its flexibility and adaptability at regional, sub-regional and country levels. While this a welcome move to ensure greater national ownership and relevance, the challenge lies in coordinating th...More