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.
Blue House Cluster, Hong Kong SAR, wins Award of Excellence; projects in Australia, China, India, Iran, New Zealand honoured in Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation BANGKOK, 1 November 2017 — The revitalization of the working class “Blue...More
UNESCO Bangkok and community-based urban regeneration body Think City have signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at promoting outstanding practices in cultural heritage preservation in Asia and the Pacific. Under the newly signed MOU, Think City will...More
Sanro-Den Hall at Sukunahikona Shrine in Ozu City, Ehime Prefecture, Japan receives 2016 Award of Excellence in 2016. BANGKOK, 1 September 2016 — The Restoration of the Sanro-Den Hall at Sukunahikona Shrine in Ozu City, Ehime Prefecture , has received the...More
TEHRAN - UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation was a key issue which brought officials at the UNESCO and the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicraft Organization of Iran together in Tehran on Sunday to inspire the private sector t...More