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.
Every year, the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists (IDEI) is commemorated on the 2nd of November. UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, Frank La Rue, sends a video message for the occasion. The d...More
Jeffrey Mang Ha Kei, a teacher from Ma On Shan Ling Liang Primary School in Hong Kong, has won UNESCO Bangkok's Happy Schools Video Contest with this creative video featuring a time traveler from a future where schools have been replaced by virtual reality...More
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
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
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
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