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.
“Across the world, journalism is under fire .” That was the key message of the World Press Freedom Day celebrated on 3 May 2018 in Bangkok and attended by over 100 representatives of NGOs, media, academia, government and UN organizations from journalism, communication, design and art sectors In his
At the 38 th session of the UNESCO General Conference in 2015, 195 countries voted unanimously in favor of the introduction of a new UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Preservation of, and Access to, Documentary Heritage Including in Digital Form. Arranged by five thematic areas - namely (1)
A selected group of 18 artists, creators and communicators joined the UNESCO design workshop on Internet Universality and its associated ROAM principles from 3 to 5 May in Bangkok. For the first time, the initiative directly links local creative practitioners with UNESCO’s conceptual framework of
Microsoft (Thailand) joins UNESCO Bangkok and Social Technology Institute to organize UNESCO-Microsoft Hack for ASEAN Culture of Peace from 31 March 2018. The competition aims to uncover the best learning tools developed by Web/Mobile developers, UX/UI designers and IT marketeers under the concept