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.
Myanmar’s documentary heritage is rich and diverse, ranging from ancient texts carved in stone and palm leaf manuscripts to cinema and audio-visual materials. The country is an active member of the Memory of the World (MoW) programme, with four inscriptions on the International Memory of the World
UNESCO and UNICEF organized a Regional Training Workshop on Early Childhood Policy Review from 6 to 8 February 2007, in Bangkok. Researchers from Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, People’s Republic of China, the Philippines and Viet Nam discussed constraints and challenges in
“Language plays a big role in realizing inclusion or reinforcing the exclusion of children in the learning process,” said UNESCO Bangkok Director (a.i) Maki Hayashikawa at the opening of an event to commemorate International Mother Language Day 2018. An estimated 2.3 billion people, nearly 40% of
Asia-Pacific's remarkable cultural and linguistic diversity is one of this region's greatest strengths, with tremendous promise to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – however, that potential can only be realized if all learners have access to education in a language they can
Awareness is growing in Asia-Pacific around the importance of Early Childhood Care and Education. However, despite the expansion of these services in the region, there is still an acute shortage of evidence upon which to base effective policies and programmes that support ECCE teacher training in