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.
Designing a Relevant and Innovative Entrepreneurship Education: Towards Mutual Recognition of Qualifications in ASEAN, East and South Asia October 23-25, 2017, Manila, The Philippines Co-organized by UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, B...More
Promoting ratification of the 2011 Tokyo Convention 1-3 June 2017 │ Beijing, P.R. China As a global leader in mobility, international students from Asia-Pacific pursue valuable opportunities to build new skills, promote the values of global citizenship and...More
Building Local and Regional Capacity for a Living Quality Culture in Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific 15-16 June 2017, Shenzhen, P.R. China The Education 2030 Framework for Action Target 4.3 clearly states that “by 2030, ensure equal access for all...More
Recognition of Qualifications in Higher Education As an intergovernmental organisation with a mandate in higher education, UNESCO is well-positioned to provide Member States with a platform for collaboration to foster dialogue on policy, research and pract...More
Introduction The Asia-Pacific region is rapidly undergoing economic, technological, social and cultural changes and becoming increasingly interconnected. However, these gains are not evenly distributed. Small island developing states in the Pacific face si...More