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.
A new report from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) sets out a roadmap of strategies and tools to help countries produce vital data on education. Like many regions of the world, Asia-Pacific faces significant challenges when it comes to the availab...More
UNESCO Myanmar and local agri-tech startup Greenovator have launched an upgraded version of a mobile application that puts a wealth of development information of people working in the country’s agricultural sector. The Greenway mobile app provides access t...More
Two years ago, Chit Ko’s migrant parents decided that at age 11, his schooling was over and it was time for him to work and support the family. Had they not changed their minds, Chit Ko would likely be doing just that – working hard in a field to earn what...More
Toward a mapping of indicators and their utilization 9-10 November 2017, Bangkok, Thailand Developing relevant indicators is an important strategy to effectively monitor internationalization policies and practices of higher education in Asia-Pacific effect...More
Governments across the Asia-Pacific region have signed on to a range of international agreements to protect and uphold the rights of all children and young people to a safe and quality education. For millions of learners in Asia-Pacific, the reality on the...More