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.
Two years ago, Chit Ko’s migrant parents decided that at age 11, his schooling was over and it was time for him to work and support the family. Had they not changed their minds, Chit Ko would likely be doing just that – working hard in a field to earn what...More
First workshop on rolling out landmark commitment by sub-regional grouping outlines working group and framework for implementation Education is a fundamental and universal right, regardless of nationality, environment or circumstance and last year leaders...More
Ban Nam Lo is located among the dazzlingly green hilltops of Vieng Phouka district in Luang Namtha province, an hour north by plane from the Lao PDR capital Vientiane. lies a province called Luang Namtha. There are more than 36,000 children who are out of...More
The development of a Declaration on Education for Disadvantaged Children In March 2016, UNESCO Bangkok, in collaboration with Ministry of Education (MOE) Thailand and ASEAN Secretariat, have organized a second technical expert meeting on the development of...More
What is Flexible Learning Strategies? Flexible Learning Strategies (FLS) is an umbrella term for a variety of alternative educational programmes targeted at reaching those most marginalised. Diverging from the piecemeal approach the needs-based and right...More