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.
These awards recognize the achievement of the private sector and public-private initiatives in successfully conserving or restoring structures, places and properties of heritage value in Asia and the Pacific. Since the Awards were established in 2000, UNES...More
As part of the series of UNESCO Bangkok Special Seminars, the Section for Inclusive Quality Education organized a learning seminar on Monday, 22 May 2017, facilitated by Dr. Julia Kim from the GNH Centre Bhutan . The seminar explored the concept, fundament...More
The NEQMAP Secretariat staff and members share their thoughts on the network, which in only a few years has become a valuable platform for sharing and collaboration on improving quality learning assessments in Asia-Pacific, an area of fundamental importanc...More
UNESCO’s Youth Empowerment through Mobile Learning Project in collaboration with the Ministry of Education aims at supporting youth especially non-formal education students to obtain life skills, find their own potentials and continuously develop their cap...More
As part of the project “Women Make the News – Thailand” a series of media and communication trainings were funded by the Australian Aid and conducted for the experts from the UNESCO’s online database of Thai female experts for journalists at UNESCO’s Offic...More
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 rights-driven programmes are equivalent to ex...More