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.
Unwieldy, challenging to interpret and implement, but essential for peaceful, sustainable development – Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4 Target 7 puts people first in the global education agenda. It is broad because it speaks to human life in multiple...More
Asia-Pacific learners face an increasingly interconnected – yet highly fragmented – world, one where multiculturalism is vibrant, while nationalistic fervor is often stoked to destructive ends, and where only urgent action for to address the complex issues...More
On June 19-23, 2017, Almaty hosted a workshop for teacher educators of Central Asian countries on the UNESCO project. This is a global initiative to increase the professional level of pedagogical staff for the implementation of education for sustainable de...More
What is SDG 4.7? Target 7 of Sustainable Development Goal 4 – the “education goal” – offers a transformative vision of education: By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among oth...More
When: 4-7 July, 2017 Where: Dusit Thani, Hotel, Bangkok Who: UNESCO will host this meeting with Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) and UNICEF, bringing together more than 200 participants, from education min...More