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.
The UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) is calling for unique proposals to be featured at its international ed-tech conference, titled ‘Transforming Education Conference for Humanity (TECH), to be held...More
Deadline Extended! Enter Now! Accepting submissions until June 30, 2017! What does a Happy School look like to you? Submit a short video to our contest and win a trip to Bangkok and other prizes to be announced! Tell us what a Happy School looks like to yo...More
Jointly organized by the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) and UNESCO Bangkok, the Subregional Workshop on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) for Teacher Education Institutions, 5-9 June 2017, Chiang Rai, Thailand, will...More
On 5 May, the 4th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Bakou opened its doors to the world’s largest gathering on intercultural dialogue. Convened by the government of Azerbaijan in partnership with UNESCO, the UN Alliance of Civilizations, the UN Food...More
*** Results of the Wenhui Award 2017 *** News : From rural outreach to high-tech training: 2017 Wenhui Award winners celebrate innovative teacher development -------------------- Call for nomination: Wenhui ( 文 晖 ) Award 2017 - Innovations in the Professio...More
The problems we face today know no national boundaries and sustainable solutions require collaborative and coordinated responses from all stakeholders. Respect for human rights, gender equality, social justice and acceptance of diversity are qualities that...More
Background The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by 193 United Nation Member States in September 2015 have been driving global efforts to address urgent challenges facing the world today. There...More