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.
UNESCO initiative to improve gender equality in Thai media opens with special event ahead of International Women’s Day 7 MARCH, 2017, BANGKOK – Research shows that women are most often depicted as victims, family figures and sex objects in Thai media – rep...More
Initiative targets gender disparities with practical tool reporters can use to find female sources 24 FEBRUARY, 2017, BANGKOK – There is a major gulf between the contributions and achievements of women in Thailand and their portrayal in Thai media. UNESCO...More
UNESCO Bangkok interviewed Thapanee Ietsrichai as part of the Women Make the News 2016 campaign to spotlight the work of a woman in Asia-Pacific media who has overcome gender disparities to excel in the typically male dominated world of disaster and confli...More