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.
Since 2011, Lao PDR has participated in the regional capacity-building programme on Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). With funding from the Government of Japan, and technical assistance from UNESCO, the Department of Heritage under Ministry of Informatio...More
International symposium on Southeast Asia Heritage in Digital Age looks at how UNESCO Recommendation, Memory of the World Programme can benefit region’s archives KUALA LUMPUR - 9 MAY 2017 - Failure to preserve documentary heritage in Southeast Asia could r...More