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.
In the schools surrounding Myanmar’s Bagan Archaeological Area, 400 teachers joined trainings on teaching materials to integrate education for sustainable development (ESD) into the basic education curriculum. As part of the project “Strengthening Schools...More
Teachers inspire and empower – they can also discourage and impose limitations, regardless of whether they are making a conscious effort to do so. In Asia, where millions of girls find themselves either on the sidelines of education or excluded entirely, t...More