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.
Jeffrey Mang Ha Kei, a teacher from Ma On Shan Ling Liang Primary School in Hong Kong, has won UNESCO Bangkok's Happy Schools Video Contest with this creative video featuring a time traveler from a future where schools have been replaced by virtual reality...More
On April 20,2017, the NEQMAP Secretariat at UNESCO Bangkok Office hosted an interactive webinar on "Transversal Competencies & their Assessment: Perspectives from Asia-Pacific" at 10am from Bangkok, Thailand. BACKGROUND: Our ever-changing world requires le...More
“Imagine that” examines the experience of homophobic and transphobic bullying in Asia-Pacific schools. It puts the viewer in the shoes of a young person experiencing this form of bullying, and calls for action to end school bullying and violence on the bas...More