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.
Indicators are critical to developing sound evidence-based policies as they help countries monitor and assess progress toward the objectives of education programmes and identify challenges. They are likewise indispensable when it comes to countries’ effort...More
This publication is part of the new UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) series – the Sustainable Development Data Digest – that examines the measurement challenges and countries’ readiness to monitor the new SDG 4 targets at the global level. The Survey...More