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 UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) has released updated data for education that include a series of newly developed indicators to support the monitoring of Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG4) and the Education 2030 Agenda. Among these is SDG indic...More
The National Consultation on the localization of the SDG 4 – Education 2030 Agenda was held in Ulaanbaatar today (14 April 2017) as an initiating step in Mongolia to integrate the SDG 4 targets into national plans and to form a national coordination mechan...More
About: The Global Action Week for Education (GAWE), observed annually from 23-29 April, is an initiative led by the Global Campaign for Education and supported by UNESCO that advocates for the importance of education and advancing the Education 2030 Agenda...More
The UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education rewards outstanding efforts of individuals, institutions other entities or non-governmental organizations engaged in activities in girls’ and women’s education. The Prize was established by the Executive Bo...More