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.
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
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, 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
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
การสัมมนาถกแถลงเชิงปฏิบัติการเพื่อจัดทำหลักสูตรด้านการอนุรักษ์โบราณสถานสำหรับผู้ทำงานอนุรักษ์ When: 2-5 and 16-18 May 2017 Where: The Cavalli Casa Resort, Phra Nakorn Si Ayutthaya Who: Fine Arts Department, Ministry of Culture, and UNESCO Bangkok With supp...More
First global event of its kind aims to develop action plan for implementation of landmark UNESCO Recommendation on documentary heritage Much of Southeast Asia’s rich documentary heritage is at risk due to improper or inadequate safeguarding measures, or is...More
( မြန်မာစာသားကိုဒီနေရာကိုနှိပ်ပါ - Click here for Myanmar text) Project to launch with MoW national level training workshop in Yangon from 4-5 May Myanmar’s documentary heritage is rich and diverse, ranging from ancient texts carved in stone and palm leaf...More
Background: UNESCO Bangkok is launching a regional study on the "Culture of Testing: Socio-cultural drivers and the effects on youth in the Asia-Pacific region". The study aims to better understand the socio-cultural drivers behind the “culture of testing”...More