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.
The classrooms of Chauk Kan Village Affiliated Middle School are brighter and more sustainable following the donation of Eneloop Solar Storage Systems from Panasonic Corporation. Chauk Kan was one of 130 schools near Myanmar’s Bagan Archaeological Area to...More
This is the first in a three-part series examining some of the pressing issues and challenges in the non-formal education sector in countries where UNESCO Bangkok is actively involved in expanding the reach of those under-served by the formal education sys...More
The more than 100 factories in Myanmar’s Hlaing Thar Yar Township draw migrant workers from across the country and the township’s location between Yangon and Ayeyarwady Divisions make it a popular temporary home for mobile families looking for work. While...More
In Lao PDR and Myanmar, UNESCO Bangkok is providing technical assistance in developing equivalency programmes for lower secondary education. In Myanmar, under the supervision and guidance of a UNESCO consultant, a technical writing team from key MOE depart...More
In June 2015, the workshop was conducted with 9 countries to develop the action plans to improve and expand current FLS/NFE/ALS programmes. By looking into country contexts and situations of the current programmes, UNESCO Bangkok decided to focus on 3-4 co...More