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.
Key indicators show we’re deprived of the talents and potential contributions of millions of women due to clear gender-based discrepancies in STEM education and occupations The gender gap in STEM education is striking. In higher education, only 35% of all...More
The UNESCO International Symposium and Policy Forum, “Cracking the Code: Girls’ Education in STEM” is fast approaching. This week, we’re providing a preview of the many organizations and initiatives we’ll be showcasing during the three-day event in Bangkok...More
Tremendous strides have been made in narrowing the gender gap in education in recent decades, with millions of girls and women previously shut out of learning opportunities altogether now exercising their fundamental right to education and thriving in the...More
UNESCO report on barriers girls and women face in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields to be launched at a three-day International Symposium and Policy Forum, ‘Cracking the Code: Girls’ Education in STEM’ The stark gender divide in t...More
With the UNESCO International Symposium and Policy Forum ‘Cracking the Code: Girls’ Education in STEM’ now just a few weeks away, we will be releasing STEM-related content each week and invite you to enjoy and share them with your social networks. This wee...More