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.
Countries across the globe are reaching to learning assessments as a way of improving educational outcomes. Large-scale data on learning outcomes is increasingly available in the Asia-Pacific region, whether through participation in national, regional, or...More
In an effort to assist the countries in Southeast Asia to develop more robust policies and programmes for out-of-school children (OOSC) in their respective countries, this report was commissioned to map out the current legislations, policies, characteristi...More
Despite tremendous efforts to ensure access to quality education for Out-of-School Children (OOSC) since 2000, universal primary education has not been achieved yet. As one of the ways to put inclusive and accessible education into practice, Flexible Learn...More
Developed by UNESCO in close collaboration with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity , the ‘Biodiversity Learning Kit, Volume 2, Activities’ aims to help secondary school students and teachers understand the multiple dimensions and com...More
UNESCO Jakarta published the training material ‘Climate Change Education for Asia Pacific Small Island Developing States.” Developed under a project funded by the Government of Malaysia, the publication aims to enhance the capacity of teachers at all level...More
This publication offers technical guidance for education professionals (policy-makers, teachers and various education stakeholders) on how to address the concrete challenges posed by violent extremism. The Guide particularly aims to help policy-makers with...More
Today’s societies are searching for models and practices that will permit them to live together in harmony. Despite the difficulty of the task, efforts continue to be made in this direction throughout the world. It is the combination of these efforts and a...More
Indicators are critical to developing sound evidence-based policies as they help countries monitor and assess progress toward the objectives of education programmes and identify challenges. They are likewise indispensable when it comes to countries’ effort...More
The pursuit of happiness has always been the aspiration of all human beings. In recent years, a growing global movement for happiness has been driven by mounting global challenges that are undermining happiness in wider society; namely income inequality, g...More
According to the Incheon Declaration on Education 2030 agenda, achieving the targets of the education goal of the Sustainable Development Agenda (SDG) will require enabling financing strategies, as well as sustained, innovative and well targeted financing...More